Introduction to architectural design studio projects consist of basic architectural problems to which students must respond with designed solution. Studio projects emphasize the evolution of a project through careful attention to program and site. Emphasis on acquiring the skills necessary to communicate design intention.
An introduction to fundamental "design thinking" and graphic communication skills in architecture. Students will learn drawing and modeling skills through a series of hands-on two and three-dimensional design projects.
This seminar offers a framework for understanding modes and trends of drawings by investigating a series of selected themes focused on how drawing has been expressed in the course of history.
Visual communication skills necessary and related to architectural design presentation. Master's level.
Visual communication skills necessary and related to architectural design presentation. Master's level.
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Students initiate a complex project selected in consultation with instructor and the faculty. Research may deal with historical aspects of the building, behavioral attitudes of users, and/or the program. Students expected to work independently and under faculty guidance.
Studio projects consist of basic architectural problems to which the student must respond with a designed solution. Problems develop analytical and aesthetic design and presentation skills. Design projects will emphasize technical integration. Major projects considered along with a minor project, written assignment(s) and in-class exercises.
Design criticism, current design literature, human/environment problems, design education, sociology of design, energy conservation through design, etc. Students prepare a program for Masters Project.
This seminar will examine the theme of architecture and race within the context of the Americas and the Caribbean from the colonial era to the contemporary moment. The close examination of pertinent literature, history, and theory will help us to flesh out the ways that architecture narrates race, and vice versa.