Week of 11/2 and 11/9

posted Nov 1, 2015, 12:13 PM by Michael Reilly   [ updated Nov 8, 2015, 3:17 AM ]
We will review what time you need for your projects, whether you need more time this week or next.  The other assignment we'll be working on is the "4th floor" design.

Monday

So, what you're going to do:
  • We need to actually design a 4th floor, now that we've shared ideas.
  • Some will start with the quiz, some will start with the floor outline below.  Then swap.
  • Goals: 
    • What space do you care most about?  How much area do you need for your space?  What furniture, equipment, and other things do you need?  This should be VERY detailed.
    • You should produce a Word document describing your space, with lists of equipment, and reasons for things that are not "normal".  You should have a sketch of the layout, with some type of measurements for the space.  If you have a preference for a specific location on the 4th floor, identify where and explain why on your Word document.
    • You can do this as a team, but if you do I want a very specific list of who did what part.  Some will be brainstorming, but I should see clear individual tasks and accomplishments.  If I do not see that, you will split the grade, so a 90 becomes two 45's.  No slackers!  Plan, divide and conquer!  
    • My suggested order:
      • Brainstorm about an area of interest, think cool and realistic
      • One person can be responsible for the first draft, then another person can be responsible for revising, fine tuning, assuming you swap roles.  
  • We want to combine all of this into one floor plan.  I may have one or two folks working on that, if they have demonstrated that type of thinking already.  Their job is to draft something, but then incorporate others' ideas into one floor plan.
Tuesday thru Friday you will either be working on your other projects, or on the 4th floor.  By the end of next week, both should be done.

On Tuesday/Wednesday I will be checking team websites for project planning, brainstorming, and updates.

Then, plan the use of your time:

For the week of 11/9, continue with your project OR Revit, we will grade them Thursday and Friday.  YOU need to plan and stay on task, no excuses!
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