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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.

Students examine building cultures from different periods and places, from pre-history until the dawn of modernity. Emphasis is given to different aspects of the built domain: the symbolic significance, layouts, spatial organization, construction, building materials and technologies, the building site, and city plans within the broader urban and cultural landscapes.

Start Date

06/06

Meeting Day

Mondays and Fridays

End Date

07/25

Faculty

TBA

Time

9am–12pn

Credits

3

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Students are introduced to 2D/3D drawing and modeling software, with an emphasis on architectural design in digital space. In-class demonstrations occur throughout the course and address how to use digital tools at various stages of the design process at various scales. Students apply skills taught in class to small design … Read more

Start Date

06/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

07/21

Faculty

Drew Ton-Morrison

Time

6pm–9pm

Credits

3

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Drew Ton-Morrison

This course provides an introduction to architectural design as a social art that emphasizes form relevant to use, and design with an appreciation of site, landscape, and materials. The course is foundational, using observation of existing built environments to support basic design skills through families of form, attending to the … Read more

Start Date

06/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

07/21

Faculty

Paul Hajian

Time

1pm–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

06/14

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

07/14

Faculty

Lisa T. Rosenbaum

Time

9am–12pm

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

06/20

Meeting Day

Mondays and Wednesdays

End Date

08/08

Faculty

TBA

Time

1pm–6pm

Credits

3

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