2014 DCA Conference Schedule
October 01-04, 2014

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

9:00 - 12:00 Design Drawing Competition Jury by Invited Deligates & Workshop Presenters
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch for jury members & workshop presenters

1:00 - 5:00 Registration

1:00 - 5:00 Workshops (sign-up required):

- 01. Francis D. K. Ching (Freehand Drawing)
- 02. So-Yeon Yoon (Digital Sketching)
- 03. Edward Tim White (Site Analysis)
- 04. Henry Sorenson (Shades of Gray Water Color)
- 05. Peili Wang (Wacom Digital Combined with Freehand Rendering)
- 06. Gernot Riether (Rhino 3D Modeling/3D Printing)

6:00 - 8:00 Welcome: Dean & Chair SPSU Architecture Department
Keynote: Matthias Hollwich, New York
Reception & Hors D’oeuvres
Dinner (on your own)

Thursday, October 02, 2014

8:00 - 8:30 Conference Open - Coffee
8:30 - 9:30 Keynote: Todd Bertsch | Director of Design, HOK, Atlanta. D2 Auditorium
Session A1, A2, A3: 9:45 – 11:00
A1. Digital Exploration: Virtual Reality & Communication
A2. Design & Graphic Application: Graphic & Representation Techniques
A3. Urban/Community
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
Session B1, B2, B3: 11:15 – 12:30
B1. Digital Exploration: Virtual Reality & Communication
B2. Communication & Design Education
B3. Observation Representation: Drawing and Sketching in Design Education
Meet in Architecture Gallery for Lunch & Bus Tour. Bus Tour: 1:00 – 2:00. Box Lunch on Bus & Atlanta Highlights
3:00 - 5:00 High Museum
5:30 - 7:00 PM Reception at Perkins & Will
Bus leaves for hotel around 8:00 PM. Dinner on your own

Friday, October 03, 2014

8:00 Conference Opens - Coffee
Session C1, C2, C3: 8:30 – 9:45
C1. Digital Exploration: Visualization, Education, BIM
C2. Communication & Design Education: Studio Context
C3. Investigation & Representation
9:45 - 10:00 Coffee Break
Session D: 10:00 – 11:15
D1. Digital Exploration: Parametric Modeling
D2. Communication & Design Education: Studio Context
D3. Media Convergence- Methods & Exploration
D4. Visualization, Analysis, and Interpretation
11:30 - 12:30 Business Meeting (open to all DCA registered participants)
12:45 - 1:45 Buffet Lunch – N-Gallery.
2:00 - 3:00 Keynote: Michael Webb of Archigram. D2 Auditorium
Session E 3:00 - 4:15
E1. Digital Exploration: Methods and Application
E2. Visualization, Analysis, and Interpretation
E3. Media Convergence: Manual/Tactile/Digital
E4. Urban/Community
4:15 - 4:30 Coffee Break
Session F: 4:30 - 5:45
F1. Digital Exploration: Tools and Application
F2. Media Convergence: Manual/Tactile/Digital
F3. Graphic Communication & Education
F4. Observation Representation: Drawing and Sketching in Design Education
6:30 - 9:00 DCA Awards, Acknowledgements, Conference Dinner, Closing

Saturday, October 04, 2014

10:00 - 2:00
Atlanta Architecture Tour with Lunch (Sign-up required/$35 each) Guided by Professors Dr. Carpenter FAIA & Dr. Setiawan

Discovering Atlanta & Contemporary Architecture in Atlant
A guided tour is planned to be available to highlights of the Atlanta area for an additional fee (see registration). The tour is expected to start around 10:00 AM and end by 2:00 PM. Lunch is included in the tour cos

This tour of Downtown Atlanta begins with an exploration of the cities early history at the railroad tracks at Underground Atlanta and proceeds to the Fairlie Poplar District site of the cities first commercial development and its earliest skyscraper district. Tour will include local landmarks such as the Chandler Building , Coca Cola's first Headquarters, the Healey Building and the Hurt building. Participants will see how Atlanta 's downtown architecture developed from Victorian period styles, to Art Deco, to Modern. Participants will also see John Portman's Peachtree Center and Marcel Breuer's last work the Atlanta Public Library.

This guided bus tour will explore noted contemporary architecture in the Atlanta area including work by noted architects Paul Rudolph and Michael Graves and Atlanta firms like Scogin Elam and Brey, Plexus R+D, and others.