UII PARAMETRIC TIMBER GRIDSHELL WORKSHOP
May 15th – 24 th 2016
Department of Architecture just recently held a national workshop called “Parametric Timber Gridshell Workshop”. This event was organized by Digital Architecture Laboratory and Building Science and Technology Laboratory. According to the organizing committee coordinator, Dr. Yulianto Prihatmaji, this event is held in order to give better understanding participants about how parametric is working on real word. Lead by Syarifah Ismailiah Alathas, the head or Digital Architecture laboratory, the principle of parameteric is utilized trough the workshop by the participants and later on, they have to build the big scale models. This event was followed by UII students and other universities students. On May 24, the result of the workshop; two big sacle models were published in UII main boulevard opened by the Head of Department of Architecture Dr. Noor Cholis Idham and Rini Darmawati the Department secretary, and speech by Chairman of Architect Chamber of Yogyakarta Province Ahmad Saifudin Muttaqi, IAI.
According to the head of department, this event is as a part of department effort to increase the quality in architecture education. Architecture Department UII has many collaboration both with domestic and international institutions. Summer Camp, Summer School, Winter School, International workshop and seminar, and also International accreditation are the ways to increase the quality toward the UII excellent architecture education.