2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
    Aug 13, 2022  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 530 - Architectural Design VII

Credit Hours: 6
Lecture Hours: 0
Laboratory Hours: 12

Prerequisite(s): ARCH 470  with a C+ or higher

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This comprehensive design studio focuses on technical concerns critical to the practice of architecture such as lighting, materials, structures, building envelopes and code requirements. These technical elements are studied through the lens of sustainability and integrated design. Technical software is used to analyze and document the building design.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Design a building that meets technical and aesthetic requirements of architecture.
  2. Deliver a verbal presentation using presentation drawings showing their architectural solution to a given problem.
  3. Submit detailed documentation of technical content including structural and mechanical engineering details.
  4. Adopt sustainability in design, particularly energy use.
  5. Analyze other sustainable features including building materials and water use and incorporate these features into an architectural solution.