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Intensive workshop models

Iniciación a la maqueta arquitectónica

Course date: 22 July 2013 - July 26, 2013

Registration and registration period: from June 15 to July 22, 2013
Number of students: minimum 35 and maximum 75 students
Duration: 50 hours (5 CECLEC curricular free-elective credits recognition)
90 euros [students enrolled at the University (the justification of this point by copy of the student card required.] For the University of Alicante, can be obtained through the Virtual Campus)]
150 EUR [other non-university students]
80 euros [students who have completed the course "Introduction to the architectural layout"]
Sessions and schedules:

1St Sess., July 22, 09:00 to 14:00

Basic concepts. Planning. Materials (cardboard, foamcore, acrylic, acetate, polystyrene, forex, foam, ada, eva, canson, etc.). Adhesives (Cyanoacrylate, epoxy, white-tailed, contact glue, tape double sided, etc.). Basic tools (cutter, scriber, brackets and rules of court, sanding paper, files, etc.).

2Nd session, July 22, 16:00 to 21:00

Management tools. Cutting of materials. Glued parts. Topography. Volumes. Finishes. Add-ins.

3Rd session, July 23 from 09:00 to 14:00

Practices workshop. What, how and for what? Planning of a model

4Th session, July 23 from 16:00 to 21:00

Advanced techniques. Laser cutting, laser cutting machine usage Protocol. Digital milling machine. 3D printers. Copy in a polyurethane resin.

Session 5, July 24, 09:00 to 14:00

In studies of prestigious architectural models

Session 6, July 24, 16:00 to 21:00

Home of practical exercise.

7 Th session, 25 July from 09:00 to 14:00

Models for architecture competitions. Practice

Session 8, July 25, 16:00 to 21:00

Practical exercise

9Th session, July 26, 09:00 to 14:00

How to photograph a model and image processing. Practice

Tenth session, July 26, 16:00 to 21:00

Completion and delivery of the practical exercise.

Requirements for the award of the diploma

Diploma of taking advantage of the course should meet the following requirements:

  • 4 points by attendance at 85% of the sessions by signing two controls per session.
  • 6 points for the delivery of the model

Evaluation by the director, Benigno González

DIPLOMA of achievement of the Secretary of studies of the AU (with recognition of hours).

This diploma is issue free elective credits curricular for students of the University of Alicante enrolled in official curricula to extinguish.

The credit card shall be issued free of charge by the Secretariat of special courses (CECLEC) of the University of Alicante and validate for credits CECLEC following the instructions of the Secretariat of the Centre where he will pursue official reference studies.

Conditions of access and registration

University students enrolled in any of the national universities and professionals in architecture and engineering.

If the number of pre-registration exceeds the number of places, teachers may apply different selection criteria

Acceptance of registration will be done according to the order of receipt of applications.


Department of Architectural Constructions

Universidad de Alicante
Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 3400

Fax: (+34) 96 590 3464

For further information:, and for enquiries on this web server:

Carretera San Vicente del Raspeig s/n - 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig - Alicante - Tel. 96 590 3400 - Fax 96 590 3464