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Gain knowledge of architecture and related subjects such as exhibition design, furniture design and fabrication, and sustainable design. Employ model making as an analog for the building process.

An introduction to architectural design as a social art. Students learn the basic skills to explore and communicate design ideas, create paths and places, program schematics, and landscape features using elementary building systems through scaled drawings and models.

Start Date

06/25

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/30

Faculty

Paul Hajian

Time

1–6pm

Credits

3

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Students are introduced to construction at a domestic scale through lectures, slides, and field trips. Structural calculations include safe selection of building parts by stress analysis, beam equations, and column computations. Students learn sufficient wood and masonry building techniques to design a small wood frame building. Assignments include structural models … Read more

Start Date

06/25

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday (see description)

End Date

07/30

Faculty

Lisa T. Rosenbaum, TBA

Time

9am–1pm

Credits

3

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Students are immersed in the nuts and bolts of architectural craft and construction technology practice. Through design sketch problems, hands-on demonstrations, and readings, students focus on the most common methods of constructing building systems in wood, masonry, steel, and concrete. Constructing a full-scale model of a wood-framed structure brings the … Read more

Start Date

06/28

Meeting Day

Wednesdays and Fridays

End Date

08/09

Faculty

Alex Melvin

Time

8am–1pm

Credits

3

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