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Woodbury University

Burbank, CA | San Diego, CA

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RE:Work Summer Workshops

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Re:Work sessions offer the tools to recharge your architectural practice, reinvigorate your design process, and ready your portfolio. Re:Work gives you rich opportunities for experimentation and skills to leverage in the workplace. Professionals and prospective graduate students can fine-tune their portfolios. Led by Woodbury School of Architecture experts, digital design and fabrication workshops provide an immersion into cutting-edge technologies.

Five-week workshops begin July 8 in Los Angeles and San Diego.

College units are available.

Apply Now. Enrollment Deadline: June 28, 2013

Courses, Los Angeles–Burbank Campus

Re:Fab

ARCH 2740 BX
Instructor: Karni Hadidian

Sat 9:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m., July 13-August 10
An introduction to the software and hardware behind digital fabrication strategies. In this workshop you'll learn the basics of rapid prototyping and the best practices for the translation of digital work (Illustrator and Rhino files) to digitally-fabricated physical models and objects using the laser cutter, CNC mill, and 3D printer.

Thinking BIM
ARCH 2742 BX
Instructor: Justin Brechtel
M W 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., July 8-August 7
Learn the principles of Building Information Modeling (BIM) from the practical to the conceptual. Engage with professional practice and understand BIM's design potential as you acquire the skills of a software package that's a vital professional tool for comprehensive building design.

Portfolio +
Instructor: Casey Benito
ARCH 2741 BX
T Thurs 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., July 9-August 8
Learn how to market yourself through your cover letter, resume, and portfolio. Discover the best strategies of layout, composition, image manipulation and communication strategy using the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop) in order to repackage your body of work for academic and career goals.

Courses, San Diego Campus

RE:Fab
ARCH 2740
Instructor: Shawn Benson
Sat 9:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m., July 13-August 10
An introduction to the software and hardware behind digital fabrication strategies. In this workshop you'll learn the basics of rapid prototyping and the best practices for the translation of digital work (Illustrator and Rhino files) to digitally-fabricated physical models and objects using the laser cutter, CNC mill, and 3D printer.

 

Thinking BIM
ARCH 2724
Instructor: Eric Johnson
M W 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., July 8-August 7
Learn the principles of Building Information Modeling (BIM) from the practical to the conceptual. Engage with professional practice and understand BIM's design potential as you acquire the skills of a software package that's a vital professional tool for comprehensive building design.

AIA Continuing Education System Learning Units Available
Woodbury School of Architecture is an AIA CES Provider. AIA members will receive 25 LUs upon successful completion of the course.

 

Fees
$500 per course

$250 per course for Woodbury students, alumni, and registered incoming graduate students

 

Instructors

Shawn Benson, Assoc. AIA, RAD
Shawin Benson is the Digital Fabrication Laboratory Manager in San Diego. He's a principal designer at Side Yard project, a design office and workshop specializing in space design and custom built objects.

 

Casey Benito
Casey Benito is a Los Angeles-based designer and educator. Casey is a recent graduate of the Southern California Institute of Architecture where he received his master’s in architecture. Casey is currently employed at Michael Maltzan Architecture, an award-winning, international architecture firm based in Los Angeles. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and an associate’s degree in photography. Casey has traveled extensively throughout East Asia, and, in 2007, lived in Kyoto, Japan, where he studied Japanese aesthetic arts and crafts.

Justin Brechtel, RA, LEED AP, Principal
Justin established his practice in 2007 with an emphasis on bridging his research interests in fabrication technologies and emerging material innovations with construction methodologies. In addition to his practice, Justin is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Southern California School of Architecture where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in building information modeling, design technologies and rapid prototyping techniques. He is a graduate of the Master Science in Advanced Architectural Design program at Columbia University and has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from CALA at the University of Arizona. Justin is a licensed architect in the state of California and a LEED Accredited Professional.

 

Eric Johnson
Eric Johnson is adjunct faculty at Woodbury San Diego. Previously he worked at Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA and Rinehart-Herbst Architects.

Karni Hadidian
Karni Hadidian graduated from Woodbury University in 2011 with a Bachelor in Architecture. While there, she was the supervisor of the Woodshop. Her thesis focused on the Generative Role of the Detail: how architectural design could begin at the small scale and grow to a larger space. After graduating, she became the Assistant Manager of both the Digital Fabrication Lab and the Wood/Metal Shop at Woodbury. Meanwhile, she freelanced with various architects working on model making, site measurements and architectural drawings. Additionally, she started a furniture fabricating business with her partner called LA Fabrica, which originated from continuous commissioned pieces.



 
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