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
Topical offerings in architecture.
Placeholder course for students studying abroad.
This class will introduce students to understand the city scale and landscape design in terms of materiality. The students will learn how to use the materials to resolve urban and landscape issues.
The students will understand the history of Barcelona from its Roman foundation to the extension of its medieval walls. The development of its urban structural grid, example of CerdÃ , as well as its current state of remodeling for the Olympic games, and the ongoing urban transformations will all be studied in this class. This course will consist of lectures, field trips & practical exercises; specifically we will develop a graphic interpretation.
Gaudi is one of the best known Catalan architects from Barcelona. He is famous for his buildings and his furniture, but he is not known as an urban designer. This class will introduce the students to understanding the city scale in terms of Materiality. It will be apparent by looking at Gaudi's work how important it is to understand the laws of construction and framework for creating a good design.
Individual study directed by a faculty member. Prerequisite: Planning faculty approval of topic.
Advanced vertical studio, exploring complex issues and sites, often through interdisciplinary design research.
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.
Advanced vertical studio, exploring complex issues and sites, often through interdisciplinary design research. Prerequisite: ALAR 7010 and ALAR 8010.
This course is for students in architecture/landscape undertaking an independent design/thesis studio in the spring semester, or students interested in strategic design thinking. Methods for initiating a thesis, research systems, documentation strategies, design experimentation, and modes of production and presentation will be covered. Collective critical discussion, analysis, and feedback as well as production of a final book will be required.