Architecture (ARCH)

ARCH 10001     UNDERSTANDING ARCHITECTURE (KFA)      3 Credit Hours

The nature of the built environment, its forms and functions are explored within the cultural contexts of ecology, technology, human behavior, symbolism, art and history.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Kent Core Fine Arts, Transfer Module Fine Arts

ARCH 10011     GLOBAL ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY I (KFA)      3 Credit Hours

Global history of architecture from Neolithic times through the 16th century.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Kent Core Fine Arts, Transfer Module Fine Arts

ARCH 10012     GLOBAL ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY II (KFA)      3 Credit Hours

Global history of architecture from the 17th century to 2000.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 or ARTH 22007.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Kent Core Fine Arts, Transfer Module Fine Arts

ARCH 10093     WORKSHOP: VARIABLE TITLE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Topics vary per workshop offering.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 10101     FIRST YEAR DESIGN STUDIO I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the fundamental principles of visual organization, structural organization, graphic communications, historical precedence and current directions in architecture. Graphic techniques include free hand drawing and technical orthographics, axonometrics and perspectives.

Prerequisite: Architecture major or Interior Design major.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 10102     FIRST-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO II      3 Credit Hours

Investigations into strategies of form making through the introduction of client, type, context, site and form/space theories, 2-D and 3-D representation techniques and analysis of related reference architects.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10101.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 10111     HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I      3 Credit Hours

History of architecture from pre-history through the Gothic period.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20101     SECOND-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO I      3 Credit Hours

The introduction of a building design process that emphasizes the integration of program requirements with specific form topologies using line and plane as the primary elements to provide shape and space.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10102.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20102     SECOND-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO II      3 Credit Hours

The introduction of a building design process that emphasizes the integration of program requirements with form typologies that are both influenced and informed by specific site context. Line and plane and primary configural shapes are again incorporated to develop building form solutions.

Prerequisite: ARCH 20101.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20112     HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II      3 Credit Hours

History of architecture from the Medieval era through the 19th century.

Prerequisite: Architecture major; or Architectural Studies major or minor.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20113     HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE III      3 Credit Hours

A history of architecture in the 20th century.

Prerequisite: ARCH 20112; and Architecture or Architectural Studies major or Architectural Studies minor.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20201     BEYOND WESTERN ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

Course introduces students to the broad realm of contributions to world architecture made by cultures and civilizations that were not in the traditional sphere of Western/European influence.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10111 and ARCH 20112; and Architecture major or Architectural Studies major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20301     INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING STRUCTURES      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to building structures, statics, strength of materials, analysis for shear-moment-displacement and loads. Includes dead-live-wind-earthquake and building code requirements for structural safety.

Prerequisite: MATH 12011 and MATH 12012 (or MATH 12002); and PHY 13001 or PHY 13011; and Architecture major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20601     COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE I      1-3 Credit Hours

Course provides a basic understanding of two-dimensional CAD operations, parametric building design and building information modeling (BIM).

Prerequisite: Architecture major or Architectural Studies major or Interior Design major.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 15-45 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20602     COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE II      1-3 Credit Hours

Principles and practices of three-dimension digital modeling and rendering, including production of geometric surfaces and forms using polygon construction, texturing, lighting and rendering.

Prerequisite: ARCH 20601; and Architecture major or Architectural Studies major or Interior Design major.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 15-45 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 20693     WORKSHOP: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course provides an exposure to various fundamental computer topics and their application to architectural studies. Topics include file management, network applications, spreadsheets, raster image manipulations, two- and three- dimensional CAD and computer-aided visualization.

Prerequisite: Architecture major or Interior Design majors.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 30001     SITE DESIGN (WIC)      1 Credit Hour

Research component addressing technical, cultural and contextual concerns, influences and directions in site design.

Prerequisite: Architecture major; and approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Corequisite: ARCH 30101.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

ARCH 30002     URBAN DESIGN      1 Credit Hour

(Equivalent to ARCH 30012) Lecture component conducted concurrently with ARCH 30102. Course addresses design of form and space in cities through study of precedents, traditions and current directions in urban form-making.

Prerequisite: ARCH 30001 and ARCH 30101.

Corequisite: ARCH 30102.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 30012     URBAN DESIGN, FLORENCE, ITALY      1 Credit Hour

(Equivalent to ARCH 30002) Lecture component conducted concurrently with ARCH 30112. Course addresses design of form and space in cities through study of precedents, traditions and current directions in urban form making.

Prerequisite: ARCH 30101.

Corequisite: ARCH 30112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 30101     THIRD-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO I      5 Credit Hours

Studio investigation of the simultaneous concerns of program, site, context and materials of construction. Specific emphasis on the understanding of the goals, objectives, intentions and parameters of site/context in design, including cultural influences.

Prerequisite: Architecture major; and approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Corequisite: ARCH 30001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 30102     THIRD-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO II (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ARCH 30112) Studio investigation with specific emphasis on the understanding of the goals, objectives, intentions and parameters of urban design.

Prerequisite: ARCH 30101.

Corequisite: ARCH 30002.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARCH 30112     THIRD-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO II, FLORENCE, ITALY (ELR)      5 Credit Hours

(Equivalent to ARCH 30102) Studio investigation with specific emphasis on understanding of the goals, objectives, intentions and parameters of urban design.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Corequisite: ARCH 30012.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARCH 40001     SUSTAINABLE DESIGN (WIC)      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ARCH 50001) Research component addressing precedents, traditions, current directions in conservation of natural environment. Principles and methods of ecological design in architecture and urban design.

Prerequisite: ARCH 30102 or ARCH 30112.

Corequisite: ARCH 40101.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

ARCH 40002     SYSTEMS DESIGN      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ARCH 50002) Lecture and research component addressing comprehensive integration of mechanical, electrical communications structural life safety systems and sustainable design concerns.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40101.

Corequisite: ARCH 40102.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40101     FOURTH-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO I      5 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50101) Studio investigation of complex formal and spatial constructs addressing the comprehensive concerns of architecture. Special emphasis on understanding the conservation of the natural environment. Knowledge of CAD is required.

Prerequisite: ARCH 30102 or ARCH 30112.

Corequisite: ARCH 40001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40102     INTEGRATED DESIGN STUDIO      5 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50102) Studio investigation of the comprehensive concerns and understanding of building systems integration. Knowledge of CAD is required.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40101.

Corequisite: ARCH 40002.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40301     STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50301) A continuation of building structures, statics strength of materials and systems analysis. Emphasis is on elastic materials, allowable stresses and design for wood and steel structural members and systems.

Prerequisite: ARCH 20301; and Architecture major; and approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40302     STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50302) A continuation of building structures, statics, strength of materials and systems analysis. Emphasis is on inelastic materials, allowable stress and design for masonry and concrete structural members and systems.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40301.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40401     METHODS AND MATERIALS I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50401) Introduction to the origins, extraction, properties and processing of the basic materials of construction. Primary focus on wood and masonry-appropriate use and scale including code requirements, methods of construction and design consequences.

Prerequisite: Architecture major; and approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40402     METHODS AND MATERIALS II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50402) Continued investigation of the origins, extraction, properties and processing of the basic materials of construction. Primary focus on concrete and steel-appropriate use and scale, including allied systems and building materials. Introduction to construction contract documents.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40401.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40501     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50501) Basic principles of ecological design and architecture environmental systems including lighting, sonic and thermal systems.

Prerequisite: PHY 13012; and Architecture major; and approved admission to advanced study (third year); or Interior Design major with special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 40502     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 50502) Ecological design of large buildings. Investigation and analysis of lighting, thermal, water, electrical and waste systems in urban settings.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40501.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 44611     PORTFOLIO      1 Credit Hour

Architectural drawings and other allied work of the student reproduced and assembled in a professional portfolio suitable for job and graduate application.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40101.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45210     RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55210) History and theory of renaissance architecture from 1400 until 1600.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 and ARCH 10012; or ARCH 10111 and ARCH 20112; or ARTH 22006 and ARCH 22007.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45211     BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55211) History and theory of architecture in Europe from 1600 through 1750.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 and ARCH 10012; or ARCH 10111 and ARCH 20112; or ARTH 22006 and ARTH 22007.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45213     20TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55213) History and theory of architecture during the 20th century.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 and ARCH 10012.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45220     AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE: COLONIAL TO 1900      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55220) History of American architecture for Spanish, French, Dutch and English colonization through the 19th century.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 and ARCH 10012; or ARCH 10111 and ARCH 20112; or ARTH 22006 and ARTH 22007.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45230     FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55230) Examination of the life, buildings and literary works of Frank Lloyd Wright with emphasis on his contributions to American art and architecture and his place in American intellectual history.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 and ARCH 10012.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45240     THE SKYSCRAPER      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55240) A study of skyscrapers from the standpoint of architectural, financial, structural, psychological and technological considerations. Emphasis is placed on the early developments in Chicago and New York, the influence of the international style and the current trends in ultra-high skyscrapers built outside the United States.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in ARCH 10111 and ARCH 20112.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45241     ARCHITECTURE OF WORLD'S FAIRS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55241) Students investigate world's fairs and related expositions as a cultural phenomenon, an urban design challenge and an opportunity to advance and popularize ideas in architecture and design.

Prerequisite: ARCH 10011 and ARCH 10012.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45291     SEMINAR: VARIABLE TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 55291) Content within architectural history varies per course offering.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45391     SEMINAR: STRUCTURES III      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 55391) A continuation of building structures, statics, strength of materials and systems analysis. Emphasis is on complex systems, including horizontal long span and high rise structures. Computer analysis is required.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40302.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45491     SEMINAR: METHODS AND MATERIALS III      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 55491) Advanced topics in methods and complex materials systems. Computer modeling and field experiences are required.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40402.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45591     SEMINAR: ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY III      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 55591) Variable topics in environmental technology, environmental design and energy conservation, advanced lighting techniques etc.

Prerequisite: ARCH 40502.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45601     ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATIONS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55601) Course discusses advanced visualization techniques such as raytracing, radiosity and animation. Presents a variety of presentation issues and options.

Prerequisite: Approved admission to third year; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45620     INTRODUCTION TO PRESERVATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 55620) An overview of preservation, including building analysis, conservation, adaptive reuse, economic benefits of preservation and preservation planning as a revitalizing strategy.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45621     CURRENT ISSUES IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 55621) Practicing professionals—including architects, planners, developers and government officials—present preservation related work.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45625     EXPLORING HISTORIC STRUCTURES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 55625) Course provides students with the skills and opportunity to document an historic structure using methods prescribed by the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). Covers recording, documentation and assessment of the historic structure, implementing the guidelines established by the Getty Conservation Institute, including history, purpose, means, methods and field work.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1.2 lecture, 3.6 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45627     PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Slashed with ARCH 55627) Study of historic building materials with an emphasis on causes of degradation, strategies for conservation and standards for restoration.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing; and Architecture major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45630     INTRODUCTION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 55630) Introduction to landscape design with emphasis upon the relationship between landscape and buildings.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45631     SITE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 55631) Analysis of environmental factors as a basis for site selection and site planning.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45640     DEVELOPING ENVIRONMENTS FOR OLDER ADULTS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 55640) Research of existing built environments and an investigation of the planning design process for the elderly.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45701     URBAN DESIGN STUDIO I      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 6 credit hours) Introduction to urban design and its relationship to other design disciplines through analysis of neighborhoods and definition of comprehensive area improvement programs.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45703     THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES OF URBAN DESIGN      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours) Course on the nature and utility of theory in urban design, examining the relationship between design ideologies and the theories of the environment on which they are based.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45704     THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES OF URBAN DESIGN II      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours) Focuses on the relationship between design ideologies or theories and the realities of existing spatial relationships or precedents.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 45793     WORKSHOP IN URBAN DESIGN AND PLANNING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45793) Course provides an introduction to the scope of planning and design in the making of quality urban neighborhoods, with a particular emphasis on the role of urban design, architecture and landscape design.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 46991     SEMINAR: VARIABLE TOPIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 56991) Variable topic seminar.

Prerequisite: approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 46992     FIELD STUDY (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 56992) Variable topic field experience.

Prerequisite: Approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARCH 46993     WORKSHOP: VARIABLE TOPIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 56993) Variable topic workshop.

Prerequisite: Approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 46995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 56995) Special topics in architecture.

Prerequisite: Approved admission to advanced study (third year).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARCH 46996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Student-initiated experience to pursue an area of interest not covered by a regular course offering, with the guidance of a Kent State faculty member.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50001     SUSTAINABLE DESIGN      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ARCH 40001) Research component addressing precedents, traditions, current directions in conservation of natural environment. Principles and methods of ecological design in architecture and urban design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50002     SYSTEMS DESIGN      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ARCH 40002) Lecture and research component addressing comprehensive integration of mechanical, electrical communications structural life safety systems and sustainable design concerns.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN ARCHITECTURE      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshop topic varies per course offering.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 50101     FOURTH-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO I      5 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40101) Studio investigation of complex formal and spatial constructs addressing the comprehensive concerns of architecture. Special emphasis on understanding the conservation of the natural environment. Knowledge of CAD is required.

Prerequisite: ARCH 30102 or ARCH 30112; and Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ARCH 50001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50102     INTEGRATED DESIGN STUDIO      5 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40102) Studio investigation of the comprehensive concerns and understanding of building systems integration. Knowledge of CAD is required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ARCH 50002.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50301     STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40301) A continuation of building structures, statics strength of materials and systems analysis. Emphasis is on elastic materials, allowable stresses and design for wood and steel structural members and systems.

Prerequisite: ARCH 20301; and Architecture major; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50302     STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40302) A continuation of building structures, statics, strength of materials and systems analysis. Emphasis is on inelastic materials, allowable stress, and design for masonry and concrete structural members and systems.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50401     METHODS AND MATERIALS I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40401) Introduction to the origins, extraction, properties and processing of the basic materials of construction. Primary focus on wood and masonry-appropriate use and scale including code requirements, methods of construction and design consequences.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50402     METHODS AND MATERIALS II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40402) Continued investigation of the origins, extraction, properties and processing of the basic materials of construction. Primary focus on concrete and steel-appropriate use and scale, including allied systems and building materials. Introduction to construction contract documents.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50501     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40501) Basic principles of ecological design and architecture environmental systems including lighting, sonic and thermal systems.

Prerequisite: PHY 13012; and Architecture major; and approved admission to advanced study (third year); and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 50502     ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 40502) Ecological design of large buildings. Investigation and analysis of lighting, thermal, water, electrical and waste systems in urban settings.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55101     FIFTH-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO I      6 Credit Hours

Students investigate a new scale of environmental issues that integrate both architectural and urban planning. Included are site visits, data collection, design of a master plan and an architectural form response to a segment of the total conceptual plan.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55102     FIFTH-YEAR DESIGN STUDIO II      3-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 6 credit hours) Advanced design studio emphasizing comprehensive and independent investigation. Explores and manifests ideas through architecture using competition and hypothetical or real projects as vehicles of expression.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55210     RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45210) History and theory of Renaissance architecture from 1400 until 1600.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55211     BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45211) History and theory of architecture in Europe from 1600 through 1750.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55213     20TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45213) History and theory of architecture during the 20th century.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55220     AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE: COLONIAL TO 1900      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45220) History of American architecture for Spanish, French, Dutch and English colonization through the 19th century.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55230     FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45230) Examination of the life, buildings and literary works of Frank Lloyd Wright with emphasis on his contributions to American art and architecture and his place in American intellectual history.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55240     THE SKYSCRAPER      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45240) A study of skyscrapers from the standpoint of architectural, financial, structural, psychological and technological considerations. Emphasis is placed on the early developments in Chicago and New York, the influence of the international style and the current trends in ultra-high skyscrapers built outside the United States.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in ARCH 10111 and ARCH 20112; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55241     ARCHITECTURE OF WORLD'S FAIRS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45241) Students investigate world's fairs and related expositions as a cultural phenomenon, an urban design challenge and an opportunity to advance and popularize ideas in architecture and design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55291     SEMINAR: VARIABLE TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45291) Content within architectural history varies per course offering.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55391     SEMINAR: STRUCTURES III      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 45391) A continuation of building structures, statics, strength of materials and systems analysis. Emphasis is on complex systems, including horizontal long span and high rise structures. Computer analysis is required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55491     SEMINAR: METHODS AND MATERIALS III      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 45491) Advanced topics in methods and complex materials systems. Computer modeling and field experiences are required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55591     SEMINAR: ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY III      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45591) Variable topics in environmental technology, environmental design and energy conservation, advanced lighting techniques, etc.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55601     ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATIONS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45601) Course discusses advanced visualization techniques such as raytracing, radiosity and animation. Presents a variety of presentation issues and options.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55620     INTRODUCTION TO PRESERVATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45620) An overview of preservation, including building analysis, conservation, adaptive reuse, economic benefits of preservation and preservation planning as a revitalizing strategy.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55621     CURRENT ISSUES IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45621) Practicing professionals—including architects, planners, developers and government officials—present preservation related work.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55625     EXPLORING HISTORIC STRUCTURES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45625) Course provides students with the skills and opportunity to document an historic structure using methods prescribed by the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). Covers recording, documentation and assessment of the historic structure, implementing the guidelines established by the Getty Conservation Institute, including history, purpose, means, methods and field work.

Prerequisite: Major in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 1.2 lecture, 3.6 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55627     PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARCH 45627) Study of historic building materials with an emphasis on causes of degradation, strategies for conservation and standards for restoration.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in ARCH 40401 and ARCH 40402; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55630     INTRODUCTION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45630) Introduction to landscape design with emphasis upon the relationship between landscape and buildings.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55631     SITE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45631) Analysis of environmental factors as a basis for site selection and site planning.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55640     DEVELOPING ENVIRONMENTS FOR OLDER ADULTS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45640) Research of existing built environments and an investigation of the planning design process for the elderly.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55707     REPRESENTATION IN DESIGN      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours) Course on the nature of communication in design and the representational tools the designer uses to give form to abstract ideas and converse with clients and colleagues.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 55793     WORKSHOP IN URBAN DESIGN AND PLANNING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 45793) Course provides an introduction to the scope of planning and design in the making of quality urban neighborhoods, with a particular emphasis on the role of urban design, architecture and landscape design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 56991     SEMINAR: VARIABLE TOPIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 46991) Variable topic seminar.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 56992     FIELD STUDY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours)(Slashed with ARCH 46992) Field experience.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 56993     WORKSHOP: VARIABLE TOPIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 46993) Field experience.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 56995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)(Slashed with ARCH 46995) Special topics in architecture.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARCH 60101     GRADUATE DESIGN STUDIO I      3-6 Credit Hours

Architectural studies related to buildings. Emphasis on spatial, aesthetic, environmental and functional factors in design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60102     GRADUATE DESIGN STUDIO II      3-6 Credit Hours

Independent design project, completed under the direction of an individual adviser selected from the graduate faculty.

Prerequisite: ARCH 60101 and ARCH 60301; and graduate standing.

Corequisite: ARCH 60922.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60103     GRADUATE DESIGN STUDIO III      6-9 Credit Hours

Capstone studio (or master's project) aimed at further investigating building design issues both at a greater depth of complexity and by focusing on particular design aspects or areas of concentration.

Prerequisite: ARCH 60102 and ARCH 60150 and ARCH 60922; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARCH 60111     GRADUATE DESIGN FOUNDATIONS STUDIO      3-6 Credit Hours

Graduate-level introduction to the organizational principles and tools designers use to interpret and shape the build environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60112     GRADUATE DESIGN ARCHITECTURE STUDIO      3-6 Credit Hours

The introduction of a building design process that emphasizes the integration of program requirements with specific form typologies using architectural elements as the primary components to design shape, space, and form.

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60113     GRADUATE DESIGN CONTEXT STUDIO      3-6 Credit Hours

Studio investigation that includes consideration of program, site, context, materiality and tectonics. Specific emphasis on understanding the influences of site, context and urban design, including the role of social and cultural influences on the built environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60114     GRADUATE DESIGN SYSTEMS STUDIO      3-6 Credit Hours

Studio investigation of comprehensive design concerns, including the integration of building systems and implementation of sustainable strategies.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60150     PROJECT PROGRAMMING      2-3 Credit Hours

Study and discussion of the notion of program in architecture and the principles of project programming. Case study analysis and preparation of a comprehensive program for an architectural project.

Prerequisite: ARCH 60101 and ARCH 60301; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60211     GRADUATE GLOBAL HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I      3 Credit Hours

Global history of architecture from Neolithic times through the 16th Century.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60212     GRADUATE GLOBAL HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II      3 Credit Hours

Global history of architecture from the 17th century to the early 21st century.

Prerequisite: ARCH 60211; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60301     THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 3 credit hours) In-depth analysis and discussion of contemporary architectural theories. Critical evaluation of major authors and architectural projects.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60601     TOOLS OF REPRESENTATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the software used in the digital environment for modeling and representing architectural schemes. Course covers software interface, x,y,z coordinates and navigation, Nurbs modeling and mesh modeling. Enables students to design in three-dimension and represent massing studies, building details and develop architectural elements and site context.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60602     TOOLS OF FABRICATION      3 Credit Hours

Course covers advanced three-dimensional modeling tools and the different methods for outputting digital models into the physical environment. Includes three-dimension printing, laser cutting, CNC milling and vacuum forming.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60603     TOOLS OF SIMULATION      3 Credit Hours

Course covers two-dimensional and three-dimensional simulation platforms and the theory behind the tools to generate and simulate architectural ideas and environments. Animation techniques and robotic integration operate as the bridge between the digital and the physical environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60604     TOOLS OF CODING      3 Credit Hours

Course covers visual parametric software and coding languages to generate and develop architectural ideas. Integrates the tools and theory of coding and parametric software and their evolution in the architecture field.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 60922     METHODS OF INQUIRY IN ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES      2 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with AED 60922 and LARC 60922) Provides a comprehensive coverage of architectural inquiry techniques, including qualitative and quantitative research methods and critical-thinking skills to help students better conduct and understand research.

Prerequisite: ARCH 60101 and ARCH 60301; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 65001     PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: REAL ESTATE AND DEVELOPMENT      2-4 Credit Hours

Introduction to the economic, social, ethical and legal impact on/of development projects in both the public and the private sectors. Computer applications and case-studies analysis are required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 65002     PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: CONTRACT AND PLANNING LAW      2 Credit Hours

Course surveys laws relating to the practice of architecture and to dispute resolution, with emphasis on contract laws contrasted with laws of negligence and the standard of care in the profession. The planning law component surveys land use control mechanisms as seen through zoning, variances and practical applications.

Prerequisite: Architecture major and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 65003     PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: LEADERSHIP, ETHICS AND OFFICE MANAGEMENT      2-3 Credit Hours

Course discusses issues of professional leadership and examines architectural office structures. Management approaches, professional registration and practice, use of consulting engineers and financial management of an office in the context of the profession as business.

Prerequisite: ARCH 65002; and Architecture major; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 66199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ARCH 66299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Following completion of 6 credit hours of Thesis I all graduate students must continuously register for Thesis II for all subsequent academic terms (including summer) until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of ARCH 66199; graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ARCH 66892     PRACTICUM      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Practicum in the field.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 66991     SEMINAR:VARIABLE TOPIC      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Seminar on a variable topic per course offering.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 66992     FIELD STUDY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Field study in architecture.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARCH 66993     WORKSHOP: VARIABLE TOPIC      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Variable topic workshop in architecture.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARCH 66995     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Special topics in architecture.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 66996     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual investigation in architecture.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARCH 66998     RESEARCH      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research in architecture.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 67510     SUSTAINABLE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION I      3 Credit Hours

First course of a two-course sequence. Provides an in-depth survey of design, pre- and post-construction activities pertinent to green building and sustainable design of the built environment. Reviews fundamental concepts and principles of sustainable building design and construction with special emphasis on construction site issues. Provides a comprehensive review of impact of site on construction and building design on the site and its resources. Focus is on understanding the role building design and construction play on resources efficiency and minimizing the impact of construction activities on the environment.

Prerequisite: ENGR 67000; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARCH 67511     SUSTAINABLE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION II      3 Credit Hours

Second course of a two-course sequence. Provides an in-depth survey of design, pre- and post-construction activities pertinent to green building and sustainable design of the built environment. Reviews fundamental concepts and principles of sustainable building design and construction with special emphasis on building systems. Provides a comprehensive review of impact of building component, materials and systems on design and construction of High-performance buildings. Focus is on understanding the role building design and construction play on resources efficiency and minimizing the impact of construction activities on the environment.

Prerequisite: ARCH 67510; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter