Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARCH 201 - Introduction to Architectural Design

(R only)

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

Course Outcomes:
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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