BLDG5050 BIM Dynamo

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit is to be taken by students who have substantial experience with BIM software and need a more advanced option unit to replace BLDG5000 BIM Authors. The software Dynamo provides BIM with a generative tool set using a visual scripting interface. Students develop skills in order to automate complex building components using various logic and mathematical methods. Dynamo extends building information modelling with the data and logic environment of a graphical algorithm editor.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) understand the interaction between spatial relationships and visual programming in developing building components with repetition and difference; (2) competently navigate the BIM Dynamo software interface; (3) demonstrate proficiency using algorithmic design methods in the visual programming language; and (4) discern limitations and opportunities in a data and logic environment with a graphical algorithm editor.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) digitally-based drawing set of small buildings and (2) digitally-based drawing set of complex buildings. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Rene Van Meeuwen
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
completion of ARCT5518 BIM Workflows
or
as approved by the course coordinator of the Master of Building Information Modelling
Incompatibility:
BLDG5000 BIM Authors
Contact hours
lectures: 1 hour per week; seminars: 2 hours per week
Unit Outline
http://www.unitoutlines.alva.uwa.edu.au/Units/BLDG5050/SEM-1/2018
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