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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Russian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Welcome to the Mind of an Architect

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 58 min)
15 videos
Nothing is stopping you from becoming an architect.3m
What do Architects make?2m
Interview with Sarah Wigglesworth.6m
Between people and trees.3m
What I mean when I say ‘Architecture’.4m
You are not alone.3m
Synchronize your design.2m
The secret art of mind-reading.3m
Creativity starts by asking stupid questions.5m
How to open up to original ideas.5m
Use hands to think better.3m
Architects do not just make buildings.5m
Let’s play a game called finding Architects.3m
Entrance to a life as an Architect.51s
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Design Analysis

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 42 min)
10 videos
How did you learn how to ride a bike?3m
How you will work on this course.4m
Your first design mission.7m
Training the look.1m
Reading the natural environment.3m
Finding inspiration from the natural environment.4m
Reading the cultural environment.4m
Finding inspiration from the cultural environment.4m
How to map activities to spaces (assignment 2.3).5m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Creating Spaces

4 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 92 min)
18 videos
Introduction to visual composition.3m
An Interview with Cristoph Ingenhoven.3m
The relationship between form and space.2m
Examples of form and space.8m
Design principles: hierarchy.4m
Design principles: balance.5m
Design principles: C.R.A.P.7m
A practical guide to visual composition.2m
An interview with Eva Jiricna.12m
Technology and technique.2m
Puffer fishes, cuttlefishes and limpets.5m
How architects look to nature for inspiration.5m
Roller coasters and oil rigs.4m
Do it yourself.5m
Giving materials a second chance.5m
This week's assignment: what to do?2m
7 creative tips for this week's assignment.7m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Design Process

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 56 min)
12 videos
Design is repetition towards perfection.3m
Design is not about falling in love; it’s about having affairs.3m
Why stories matter in architecture.4m
Discover the story of your project.8m
Design a space for your story.6m
Methods of architectural presentation.4m
What makes a good architectural image?5m
How to edit architectural photos using Instagram.6m
What is your brand?4m
Your design is never finished.3m
The Future Architect in you2m

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