ARH 529 From Theory to Practice

ARH 529 From Theory to Practice

Students will develop their thesis as a visual and narrative document, emphasizing research, communication, and professional presentation. Thematic research, case study precedents, and graphic presentation of site and program research would be documented while studying how prominent designers and architecture firms translate theory and design values into built work.

Course Learning Outcome

As a result of successfully completing this course, students…

  • Will be able to:

    • Explain and exhibit examples of modern and contemporary case studies indicating the process of the application of theory to design proposals and built projects
    • Exhibit analysis of built form and design in both written and visual means.
    • Graphically and thematically organize site, program, case study research and other pre-design elements in a booklet format
    • Articulate a mission statement and architectural design hypothesis for the 5th year design thesis