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ACH 211 - Architectural Studio 1: Form, Space and Order

4 credit hours - One hour of lecture and six hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Explore the design process as a method for developing architectural design solutions. Analyze design precedents and apply them to studio projects.  Review formal ordering systems that inform two and three dimensional design, architectural composition and urban design.  Examine site influences on development of design strategies.  Document concept development from abstract two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions to designs that address specific programmatic and symbolic goals. Lab fee $40.

Prerequisite(s): ACH 112 ACH 245 .

Crosslisted: Also offered as ACH 211H ; credit is not given for both ACH 211 and ACH 211H .

Note: Concurrent enrollment recommended in ACH 240  and ACH 242 . Typically offered MC and OL; fall term.

Course Outcomes:
  1. Apply the design process to architectural projects.
  2. Analyze and diagram the built form.
  3. Analyze architectural sites.
  4. Articulate architectural form, space and order concepts.
  5. Incorporate technology in presenting architectural designs.
  6. Draw an Architectural site plan, schematic floor plans, sections, and elevations.
  7. Create an Architectural Site Model.
  8. Articulate and defend an Architectural design concept.