ARCH 201 - Introduction to Architectural Design
Introduces design principles and their application to architectural design. The course develops and strengthens problem-solving skills from conceptual, environmentally sensitive, and sociocultural points of view resulting in three-dimensional forms. Instruction emphasizes model making and presentation skills as they resolve architectural problems. PREREQUISITE(S): ARCH 101 , ARCH 104 , and CMGT 100 . Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 201.
4 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Synthesize written program information and precedent building typologies to develop Architectural solutions.
- Create design solutions that reflect an understanding of environmental, social and tectonic variables.
- Develop solutions to design problems that evolve from simple to complex.
- Communicate solutions utilizing 2D and 3D representational techniques.
- Present design decisions supported by oral and written formats.
- Acquire an appreciation of time management.
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