FS2012 | NEWSIM

Jan - 17 - 2012

Major Course: NEWSIM

The course consists of lectures and exercises of state-of-the-art and emerging simulation methods that can assist urban planners, architects and landscape planners in the design process. The simulations are based on the stocks and flows model and include parameters such as density, transportation, materials, capital, sustainability and visualization.

NEW METHODS IN URBAN SIMULATION AND MODELLING
Course number: 063-1358-12L 

The course is structured into nine lectures, including one guest lecture, nine exercises, individual coaching hours every Thursday and independent work. Working in groups is a core part of the didactic concept. The course is coordinated with Simulating Urban Design Futures

Flyer   Schedule

Lecture, Mo 9:00-10:30, HIT F22 - Value Lab: Jan Halatsch, Lukas Treyer

Exercises, Mo 10:45-13:00, HIT H12: Jan Halatsch, Julia Dyllong

Graded oral examination at the end of semester.
Successful participation in exercise course and semester project thesis.

Further Information from Kanton ZH for your project works, future scenarios of Altstetten, Zurich:
Informationsveranstaltung: Neues Verkehrskonzept Altstetten
Arbeitsgebiet Bahnhof Altstetten
Projekte in Planung und realisierte Vorhaben
Räumliche Entwicklungsstrategie
Richtplanung | Siedlung und Landschaft
Richtplanung | Öffentliche Bauten und Anlagen

 

If you have any questions or support requests please let us know by writing to
iaurbansim@arch.ethz.ch

Feb - 27 - 2012

L01 | INTRODUCTION | 12/02/27

First lecture with an introduction of the Chair of Information Architecture and overview on course outline and semester exercises.
Lecturer: Jan Halatsch Video

Download slides: L01_Introduction (ca. 90 MB)

Mar - 04 - 2012

E01 – City Engine Tutorials Part 1

In this tutorial you learn to deal with the City Engine basics. More


Submission: Thursday, March 8th 2012, 18:00

In this tutorial you learn to deal with the City Engine basics. More

Submission: Thursday, March 8th 2012, 18:00

Mar - 05 - 2012

L02 | THE ART OF PROCEDURAL MODELLING | 12/03/05

This lecture is about rule-based modelling and its applications.
Lecturer: Jan Halatsch Video

Download slides: L02_TheArtOfProceduralModelling

Mar - 05 - 2012

E02 – City Engine Tutorials Part 2

In these tutorials you enhance your skills using City Engine on an urban scale. More


Submission: Thursday, March 8th 2012, 18:00

In these tutorials you enhance your skills using City Engine on an urban scale. More

Submission: Thursday, March 8th 2012, 18:00

Mar - 06 - 2012

L03 | COLLABORATIVE CITY DESIGN AND SMART CODE | 12/03/12

This lecture is about Modes of participation in urban planning.
Lecturer: Jan Halatsch Video

Download slides: L03_1_Collaborative city design

Download slides: L03_2_SmartCode

Mar - 06 - 2012

E03 – Collaborative City Design

Specification of sustainable urban scenarios for Altstetten with Architectural Programming – a participatory technology for the development of urban requirement specifications.More


Submission: Thursday, March 15th 2012, 18:00

Specification of sustainable urban scenarios for Altstetten with Architectural Programming – a participatory technology for the development of urban requirement specifications.
More

Submission: Thursday, March 15th 2012, 18:00

Mar - 08 - 2012

L04 | GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR CITY MODELING | 12/03/26

This lecture gives an introduction to GIS and its applications in urban planning and urban design.
Lecturer: Jan Halatsch Video

Download slides: L04_Geographic Information Systems for City Modeling

Mar - 08 - 2012

E04 – ECOTECT

In this exercise you will get to know a comprehensive concept-to-detail sustainable building design tool, Autodesk Ecotect.More


Submission: Thursday, March 29th 2012, 18:00

In this exercise you will get to know a comprehensive concept-to-detail sustainable building design tool, Autodesk Ecotect.
More

Submission: Thursday, March 29th 2012, 18:00

Mar - 08 - 2012

L05 | URBANISM, SYSTEMS AND MODELS | 12/04/02

A primer for an understanding of urban systems and their use in urban planning and urban design.
Lecturer: Jan Halatsch Video

Download slides: L05 Urban models as think tools

Mar - 08 - 2012

MID – TERM CRIT | 12/04/16

Presentation of the results of the analysis phase and first conceptideas.
Video

Download slides:
Character_city_presentation
Smart_City
Pure_Dynamics
[...]

Mar - 08 - 2012

L06 | METHODS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF URBAN PERFORMANCE | 12/04/23 !!CANCELLED!!

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Mar - 08 - 2012

L07 | VISUALIZATION OF LARGE-SCALE URBAN ENVIRONMENTS | 12/04/30

Realistic city models and revealed information as interactive as they can be.
Lecturer: Lukas Treyer Video

Mar - 08 - 2012

E06 – WEB-BASED INTERACTIVE MODEL

Creating a web-based interactive model of the future scenarios of Altstetten.
And advancing creative possibilities with the fastest possible rendering workflows.

Creating a web-based interactive model of the future scenarios of Altstetten.
And advancing creative possibilities with the fastest possible rendering workflows.

Mar - 08 - 2012

FINAL PRESENTATION | 12/05/11

Final presentation of student works and the virtual model of Altstetten. Video

Download slides: 
Charming Valley
Pure Dynamic
Smart City
[...]