ARCH 330 - Architectural Design III
Credit Hours: 6
Lecture Hours: 0
Laboratory Hours: 12
Prerequisite(s): ARCH 240 or permission of the instructor
In this first upper-division design studio students will investigate the cultural, historic, and environmental characteristics of a community and apply these contextual principles to a building and site design project. The connection between technical details and human experience will be explored by studying building structures, aesthetics, and urban context and applying these lessons in an integrated design solution.
Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
1. Demonstrate professional communication methods including writing, speaking and creating clear and accurate presentation graphics and architectural orthographic drawings.
2. Demonstrate the iterative design processes in developing projects.
3. Design contextually to meets aesthetic goals, enhances human experience and improve the site and community in which the project is located.
4. Formulate design solutions that incorporate user requirements, basic technical details and sustainable solutions.