Understanding contemporary facade design
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LEARN TO DESIGN MODERN FACADES

Learn easy to apply practical frameworks used by professional architects to design modern building facades.

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Complete step by step approach

Learn how to design a tasteful and modern elevation for any project from start to finish with 9 lectures of step-by-step video content.

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Build a deeper understanding

We'll go much beyond the basic, surface level concepts of symmetry and proportions to deep dive into advance level concepts, real-life scenarios, and tactical pro-tips.

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Proven design frameworks

Overcome your anxiety while designing building elevations with proven frameworks that we'll develop by analysing 50+ stunning modern buildings.

FIELD RELEVANT

Learn the process used by top-tier professionals

FIELD RELEVANT

Learn the process used by top-tier professionals

Professional rarely approach elevation design without a framework. In this course, we'll discover the 03 step approach to create the base building form, articulate it with elements, and finish it with modern materials and colors. We'll teach you by showing how it's done on 02 projects that will be developed from start to finish.

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MENTOR LED

Learn with Architect Vaibhav Mundra

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MENTOR LED

Learn with Architect Vaibhav Mundra

Vaibhav is a practicing architect who works primarily on high end residential projects and interior fit outs.

STEP BY STEP

What we'll cover

STEP BY STEP

What we'll cover

Lecture 01: Quick start

  • What is a facade? What is it not?
  • What are the characteristics of a good facade?
  • How do professionals approach the design of a building facade?

Lecture 02: Principles

  • The 03 objectives of building design: functionality, constructibility, and aesthetics
  • What is a contemporary building? What are it's characteristics.

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Lecture 03: 2D forms

  • 2D composition in building facades
  • 2D forms and the feelings they convey
  • How the human eye will read a building facade

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Lecture 04: 3D forms

  • The 02 categories of 3D forms: additive & subtractive
  • Methods of working with additive 3D forms: Spatial tension, bridging, contact, and interlocking
  • The 04 ways of organising additive 3D forms
  • Case studies featuring additive forms
  • Subtractive forms: pros and cons
  • 02 important approaches to creating subtractive forms.

Lecture 05: Learn by doing

  • Applying what we've learnt in the previous lectures to develop concepts for 02 projects from scratch
  • Finalising 03 concepts for each project. We'll developing these concepts into 06 elevations by the end of the course

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Lecture 06: Articulation

  • What it is and why we do it?
  • 06 approaches to articulate facades and give it a unique look
  • Simple tips to take articulation to the next level

Lecture 07: Materials & colors

  • Quick recap of important contemporary materials
  • How many materials should my elevation contain?
  • How to select a material palette for the facade

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Lecture 08: Learn by doing

  • Applying what we've learnt in the previous lectures to develop concepts for 02 projects from scratch

Lecture 09: Decoration

  • Adding the final touches: lights, greenery, and decoration
  • Unveiling final renders of our course projects.

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Power packed learning

Learn the frameworks and processes used by practicing professionals to deliver real world projects.

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Quizzes, assignments, and projects

Apply what you learn to tackle simulated scenarios. Solidify your learning with interesting quizzes and puzzles.

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Learn at your own pace. Get lifetime access to recorded videos of live workshops too, incase you miss attending a session.

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LOVE FROM OUR LEARNERS

“...I would highly recommend this course to my fellow architects...”

The design strategies and tips are beautifully put together by the tutor. I would highly recommend this course to my fellow architects and other design professionals.

Joel Zachariah Mathew, Architect

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Understanding contemporary facade design

“...teachings that you hardly get in universities.”

A course that is on point from the word go. It is simple in its articulation making it very easy to comprehend on every stage of the course. The course does not include pointless fillers to create a semblance of complexity or to increase the duration. It includes simple, straight forward practical teachings that you hardly get in universities.

Wilfred Praveen. V, Architect

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Understanding contemporary facade design

“...worth every penny!”

A well curated course which helps one understand the conscious and subconscious decisions taken in articulating the aesthetic appearance of the spatial enclosure. Worth every penny!

Arnav Dasaur, Architect

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Understanding contemporary facade design

"...just go for it!"

Very simply and effectively presented, also broken down into smaller lectures that imparts good knowledge. If you want to learn contemporary style of elevation, just go for it!

Kulsum Nafisa, Architect

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Understanding contemporary facade design

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LEARN TO DESIGN MODERN FACADES

Learn easy to apply practical frameworks used by professional architects to design modern building facades.

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+ Lecture-style videos with clear step by step explanations, as well as examples of real works and case studies.

+ Hands-on exercises and quizzes to help you process and practice what you’ve learned.

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's consist of Live sessions instead of lecture style videos, you get lifetime access to the recorded videos in case you miss a live session.

Do I need to know any software or have some previous experience?

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Nope. You don't need to know any softwares. Learners from all levels: laymen, design students, to design professionals have taken this course and found it useful.

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