Unit: School of Architecture
Department: Department of Architecture
Office location and address
110 Bayly DrCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
Topical offerings in the subject of Architecture.
Placeholder course for students studying abroad
This studio course emphasizes conceptualization and synthesis of complex programs in contemporary contexts at multiple scales. Prerequisite: ARCH 3020
This is a studio based course on Architectural design thinking with a focus on creative approaches to analyzing and solving diverse problems. Prerequisite: ARCH 3021
Selected students lead a seminar (of 8 to 10 younger students each) for 'Lessons of the Lawn' and 'Lessons in Making.' All student assistants attend class lectures (for a second time) and then meet with their seminar groups weekly, leading discussions of topics and questions raised by the instructor.
This studio-based course introduces students to foundational elements and methods of architectural design and representation. The course provides incoming M.Arch students the basic skills required for the successful completion of the program's core studio sequence.
A complimentary workshop to the studio component, this course introduces students to foundational concepts and techniques of architectural visualization and its relation to software and digital technologies.
This seminar is a forum for discussion and debate on contemporary architectural topics. The seminar addresses the instrumental and methodological diversity of architectural practice and the role of design in larger societal debates.
This course contextualizes contemporary design practices in architecture, landscape, and urbanism across a wide variety of geographies and scales; showcasing the role of the designer in inscribing the earth. Graduate course will have additional course requirements
Independent research on topics selected by individual students in consultation with a faculty advisor
Advanced vertical studio, exploring complex issues and sites, often through interdisciplinary design research. Part one of a two part comprehensive design sequence. Prerequisite: ARCH 7020 or LAR 7020.
Teaching Experience Prerequisite: Permission of the chair.