Module 2 - Points to Ponder
Please share your comments on 3 of the following Points to Ponder questions. (Choose 3 of the 5 questions below.)
What are the primary goals of creating a building model? Who are the key stakeholders?
- What do they need?
- A motive to build what they want.
- A vision to sooth anxiety.
- A plan of action.
- What do they care about most?
- That what is built will be what they want.
How much detail should you include in your building model? How do you decide?
- As you develop your initial design?
- How to frame your conceptual ideal.
- Perhaps a shape, texture, or feeling.
- As you continue to iterate and develop on your design?
- Add more and more details as you see fit to get ready for the final iteration.
- The more details the better! Even if they don’t work out.
- What are the key stages?
- First Draft
- All the drafts in between
- Final Draft
- And how much detail should you include at each stage?
- First draft - minimal detail
- All the drafts in between - more and more details
- Final Draft - as many details as possible
How much detail should you include about the composition (layers, materials, thicknesses) of your wall, floor, and roof assemblies at different stages of your design process?
- Conceptual design
- Can have minimal detail and a lot of iterations.
- To get ideas on paper.
- Preliminary design
- Is my conceptual design feasible?
- How to start working out the kinks.
- Design development
- Can have many iterations as well.
- Getting your project ready to be built.
- Construction documentation
- Final draft.
- All the details needed to build.