ARH 650: Introductory Design Studio I
This course covers the fundamentals of composition and organization found in architecture. This course also provides an introduction to a range of drawings, diagrams and simple modeling techniques. Students learn the interrelationships of program, geometry, composition and narrative that are used in the architectural design process.
Course Learning Outcomes
As a result of successfully completing this course, students…
Will be able to:
- Observe and collect architectural information for the assigned projects and sketching assignments
- Identify and illustrate basic elements of composition, order and form through drawing presentation.
- Clearly identify and illustrate and exhibit comprehension of architectural ordering principles through two-dimensional diagram drawings.
- Identify and illustrate architectural elements and the related form, space and order defining them.
- Research, analyze and interpret the work of historically significant architects using academically appropriate primary and secondary sources
- Work in collaborative teams of peers
- Describe a simple design proposal using site plan, plan, section and elevations.