This is the second of five webinars designed to take you through the conceptual design process.
Design is a moving process that often needs more than just one person to manifest itself. To do this we need ways to communicate our designs to one another.
Once you have generated your ideas, how do you communicate those design ideas? Do you struggle to get your peers to understand your ideas?
This webinar looks at introducing techniques and practise sessions to aid design communication. Using sketching techniques and tools, along with thoughts on showing the right information at the right time, you will gain an insight into good practise communication.
- To gain an insight into sketching your ideas
- Appreciate the different types of sketching
- Appreciate the structure of good communication in a design setting
- Understand the range of communication mediums and how to use them to your benefit
Members with a design role or those that have an interest in idea communication within engineering. Students and professionals welcome.
Gavin Knowles – University of Bath
Gavin studied Civil Engineering at Oxford Brookes University and graduated in 2001. Since working in practice he gained his professional chartership with the Institution of Structural Engineers. He was an Associate with Bath-based engineering firm Integral Engineering Design, and is now a full-time lecturer at the University of Bath. Gavin’s previous projects include many education and office buildings, along with conservation and refurbishment projects, interweaved with diverse structures, such as rammed chalk-walled houses, recycled material stages at WOMAD Festival and the odd sculpture.
James Norman – University of Bristol
James has 12 years' design experience working for Ramboll and Integral Engineering Design. He has nine years’ academic experience, including a PhD at the University of Bristol. He has designed buildings out of mud, timber, steel and lots and lots of concrete, and worked for a year on the facade of the extension to the Tate Modern. James authored Structural timber elements: a pre-scheme design guide and is Associate Professor of Sustainable Design.