ARCH 370 - Architectural Design IV
Credit Hours: 6
Lecture Hours: 0
Laboratory Hours: 12
Prerequisite(s): ARCH 330 or permission of the instructor
In this design studio, students will build from the previous semester’s coursework and be introduced to sustainable urban design and planning. Social, economic, and environmental considerations will be used to create a new community and the architecture, public spaces, and infrastructure that define that community. Architectural details such as structures, facades, materials, and building components will also be tied into larger urban design principles about how people live, inhabit, and grow a community.
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.