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The first-year design studio introduces students to the study of architecture by investigating the interrelationships of space, structure, and visual composition, and by ...
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This course addresses basic drawing skills, composition, and color perception.
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The second-year studio requires students to sustain their formal investigations from first year while integrating the complexities of program, context, and site. The stud...
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The third-year studio studies and analyses historical precedents, which are followed by a sequence of design problems of increasing complexity. The studio emphasizes the ...
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The study of the strength of materials is applied to quantitative design procedures for wood and steel structures. Students complete individual projects in wood and low-r...
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In this course, the materials and methods of architectural construction are examined through lectures and the study of historic, as well as current, building techniques. ...
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The fourth-year studio investigates urban programs and sites that require the integration of form, structure, and space. Students examine the complexities implicit in res...
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This course combines the design of reinforced concrete using stress methods and plastic design with individual projects in low-rise concrete structures. Elements of soil ...
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As the fifth and final design studio, Thesis synthesizes four years of the educational experience. Each student chooses his or her area of study, scope of problem, and me...
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In this course, students complete intensive seminars on prestressed concrete, wind, and earthquake design for tall structures and special structures. They act as structur...
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This course explores three-dimensional space that can be found in painting through the analysis of cubist and other modern artworks.
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