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ST | Bangkok Workshop (New-Territories)
Bangkok, Thailand (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Autumn
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Design & Social Context (DSC) RMIT School: Architecture and Urban Design
Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate
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Language of instruction:
English
Program type: Study Tours (Global Intensives) Time of year: Autumn
About your Experience
About your Experience
Bangkok
Program details:
  • Tour Leader: Caitlyn Parry
  • Program Dates: 9 April 2018 – 14 May 2018 (3 weeks in Melbourne and 10 days in Bangkok)
  • Availability: 12
This will be the seventh collaboration between RMIT and Francois Roche and will be offered as an intensive elective course during the first half of semester (3 weeks in Melbourne and 10 days in Bangkok).  The elective is open to students in level 5 and above.
 
The Bangkok Workshop will explore 1:1, in situ, urban robotic fabrication. In so doing we will investigate novel approaches to architectural fabrication and assembly and their implications for design. The “in situ” nature of the workshop will develop large scale 3d concrete printing procedures and “know-how” of construction by working with a “monolithic” approach rather than through component based assembly logics. Within this approach one material assumes different complexities and constraints (structural, spatial, topological) according to the control over how material is composited, extruded and deposited but a robotic arm.  We will work with real-time robotic control systems and a small KUKA Agilus robot to engage with unpredictable materials and within the complex working environments of Bangkok’s Chinatown. The elective will culminate in the design and construction of a structure from a 3d printed shotcrete-fibre aggregate and an accompanying short film.

Program cost
Approximate total cost of flights, accommodation and incidentals in Bangkok is $1200 AUD.

Additional costs to consider:
  • RMIT tuition fee
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditure
** RMIT student travel insurance:
Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please see here.

Eligibility
  • All architecture students level 5 and above (Masters by Coursework,Bachelor Degree)
Academic Credit
  • ARCH1040 Architecture Elective (12 credit points)
Application and Selection
  • Step 1: Enrol into ARCH1040
  • Step 2: Ballot for the elective and submit a portfolio of design work. Successful students will be directed register 
  • Step 3: Complete the registration on Mobi by clicking on the above "Apply now" button
Funding
For 2018 there are
  • 10 x $1000 Mobility Grants available
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Mobility website for funding options.
Bangkok Caitlyn Parry 2018

 
 

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