University of Oregon - Department of Architecture - ARCH 424/524 Cheng - Advanced Design Development Media

Session Seven

Modeling III

Objectives: To understand how structuring graphic data affects the ability to manipulate it; To understand specific data structuring tools.

| Review | Ambiguity | CAD organizers | Project Planning |

I. Web Authoring

II. Ambiguity, Structure and Interpretation

Organizing as intellectual analysis. See graphic examples.

III. Structures for organizing CAD data

A. Layers

Attributes of visible/ghosted/off, locked, snappable are in palette. Use layers for systems and subsystems which have similar attributes, use objects for specific grouping of parts with different attributes within these systems.

B. Object & Group Hierarchies

C. Symbols

IV. Tutorial on Groups & Symbols

V. Tutorial 4.2 on Symbols

VI. Project Planning

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edited Jan 25, 2000 by nywcheng