Teaching to Think Through the Hands a Teaching Experience About the Use of the Scale Model for Architectural Design

  • Manuel Giménez RiberaEmail author
  • Jorge Llopis Verdú
  • Ana Torres Barchino
  • Juan Serra Lluch
Conference paper


In the contemporary architectural environment, characterized by the massive introduction of computer graphics in the design process, the attention is caught, even in offices regularly proposing extremely formal complexity designs, by continuity in the employment of one of the oldest ways to display architecture and design: the three-dimensional model. In the “Análisis de Formas Arquitectónicas” course at the UPV (Spain), an articulated teaching methodology has introduced the use of the model to complement the sketch learning, as a graphic mechanism of formal comprehension for the architectural object.


Model Sketch Learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Giménez Ribera
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jorge Llopis Verdú
    • 1
  • Ana Torres Barchino
    • 1
  • Juan Serra Lluch
    • 1
  1. 1.Escuela Técnica Superior de ArquitecturaUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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