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Course syllabus 1_DVZJ_D - Visual Design Language (FA - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture
Course unit code: 1_DVZJ_D
Course unit title: Visual Design Language
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: Design - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Periodic tutorials on inspiration resources, idea development and design concept – 20%
Acquired material – 30%
A chosen and exhibited collection of works representing the creative process, capturing the development of the concept of the designer language (presentation must consist of an Imageboard of the inspiration resource, sketches – min. 10 pieces in A3 format, visualization of a 3D model, a work file) – 50%
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Ability of students based on their individuality to cope intuitively with the development of a new visual design language. Understanding the own role in the strategy of designing. Emotions in design. Decoding aesthetic, construction and philosophical impulses of the inspiration resources. Searching for ideas, visions and defining the concept, experimenting with their transformation into free creative designer outputs without technical normatives.
Course contents:
- explanation of philosophy and issues of visual design language
- examples and demonstrations
- intuitive and courageous searching and documenting the inspiration resources
- vision and concept based on inspiration resource
- sketching, analysing and form examination, experimenting in the design process
- generating solutions, development of design in drawing and 3D models
- author’s expressive vision of a new visual design language
Recommended or required reading:
KEŠIAR, A. Architektonická zodpovednosť a bionika, ako logos voľného tvaru. In ŠIMKOVIČ, V. Digitálna architektúra FA STU 2009: seminár o digitálnej architektúre, 11.6.2009 na FA STU v Bratislave. Bratislava : STU, 2009, p. 91--102. ISBN 978-80-227-3220-8.
LEBEDEV, J S. Architektúra a bionika. Bratislava : Alfa, 1982. 192 p.
SENOSIAIN, J. Bio-architecture. Amsterdam : Architectural Press, 2003. 173 p. ISBN 0-7506-5604-2.
BALÁŽ, M. Technológie nezávislého umeleckého badánia. In LABUDOVÁ, Z. Transtechdesign - transfer technológií do dizajnu: zborník z vedeckej konferencie s medzinárodnou účasťou, 13. - 14.3.2013, Bratislava. 1st ed. Bratislava : CVTI SR, 2013, p. 81--89. ISBN 978-80-89354-15-3.

Language of instruction: slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 150

20,7 %30,0 %20,0 %11,3 %17,3 %0,7 %
Name of lecturer(s): Mgr. art. Martin Baláž, ArtD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course) - slovak
Ing. Petra Šištíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
Last modification: 30. 4. 2019
Supervisor: Mgr. art. Martin Baláž, ArtD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Róbert Tichý on 04/30/2019.

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