Coding for Designers
Enter into the world of programming with Ar. Raunak Sudhakar, as he teaches the basics of coding and how it can be used to compute design.
In our age, being "computer literate" doesn't just mean being able to send an email. Speaking the language that all the myriad machines around us understand is as important as learning the lingua-franca. Engineers, makers, inventors and even scientists of the past weren't satisfied with using what tools were available, but created their own, as they found it to be a necessity. Similarly, Architects and Designers shouldn't just be using software that limits their thoughts to the tools present, but create new tools as required, or modify tools to suit their needs, and ideas.
While programming can appear very complex, it works on simple patterns, and opening up that world allows you to bring to life the power of computing into your specific creative endeavours. Following are the key highlights of the course
Explore the basics of programming as you learn how to “code” designs.
Learn the concept and syntax. This builds a good base to later switch into any other programming language as required.
The learner can later use the basics to design live art, interactive games, art installations, projection mapping, sound art, and so much more.
Introduces and sets the stage for: Parametric Design, Creative Coding, Generative Art and Web Applications
The course has been designed in such a way that anyone can join and learn
Students of Architecture, PhD Scholars
Visual creatives like Digital Artists, Graphic Designers (students and professionals)
People with multidisciplinary inclination
Is your college interested to take courses like these as an elective?
The entire course is divided into 12 modules. Every module is divided into multiple short lectures of 7-15 minutes. Modules consist of assignments, MCQs, additional resources and an interactive interface that will enrich the student’s learning experience.
Ar. Raunak Sudhakar
Architect, Founder- Odin Design Collaborative
Raunak did his graduation in architecture from RIT, Bengaluru in 2008. He has keen interest in Sustainability, Earth Construction - having trained from Earth Institute in Auroville. He is also interested in mixing technology and design, with 3D printing, Interactive Art, Phone and Web Applications.
He runs an Architectural Practice with projects in Bengaluru, Pondicherry, the Nilgiris, and Mumbai among others. He has also been teaching at university level for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing an MA in Education.
No. The course will teach you the basics of coding and no prior knowledge is required for the same.
Making a piece of software without necessarily knowing the end result, just like sketching, generally resulting in art.
The learner should know High School level of maths - Arithmetic, Algebra, & Geometry. They should also be familiar with using a computer, browsing the web, uploading, submitting forms, installing, folder management etc.
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