ARH 550 Studio 10 Final Thesis Project

ARH 550 Studio 10 Final Thesis Project

 

The final project is a culmination of the knowledge and skills gained through the program. Students formulate a research topic, and propose a structure that tests their thesis with a program and within a site. Project requirements will include a precedent analysis and written thesis.

Prerequisite: ARH 510

Course Learning Outcomes

 

  • Apply and extend previous semester’s research thread inclusive of site, typology, and program towards developing an architectural proposal
  • Develop own design methodology for advancing the thesis project
  • Critique own work to advance the project towards slated goals
  • Propose a building for human habitation which exhibits a spatial and architectural investigation of the thesis statement
  • Develop an architectural proposal which integrates research and theory, programming, site analysis, climate, tectonics, and structure
  • Produce a clear and complete set of final documents to be used for a final review
  • Produce a final project booklet to document the design process and building proposal
  • Student work from this course will meet all or part of NAAB SPC A.4 Architectural Design Skills: Ability to effectively use basic formal, organizational and environmental principles and the capacity of each to inform two- and three-dimensional design
  • Student work from this course will meet all or part of NAAB SPC C.1 Research: Understanding of the theoretical and applied research methodologies and practices used during the design process
  • Student work from this course will meet all or part of NAAB SPC C.2 Integrated Evaluations and Decision-Making Design Process: Ability to demonstrate the skills associated with making integrated decisions across multiple systems and variables in the completion of a design project. This demonstration includes problem identification, setting evaluative criteria, analyzing solutions, and predicting the effectiveness of implementation