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2023-2024 Catalog 
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ACH 212H - Architectural Studio 2: Design and Synthesis

4 credit hours - One hour of lecture and six hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
This is an honors course.

Expand on the fundamental design principals from ACH 211  and identify physical and environmental concerns regarding design. Review essential spatial, formal, material, sustainable, and experiential dimensions of architectural problems of varying complexity. Explore the appropriate applications of hand and digital delineation solutions and their implementation in the design process. Analyze design precedents to understand their material properties, structural concepts, as well as responses to site, environmental and cultural factors. Apply the use of structure and materials for creating environmentally responsive designs. Develop a portfolio documenting work completed in the program.

Prerequisite(s): ACH 211  and ACH 242  and eligibility for Honors Courses.

Crosslisted: Also offered as ACH 212 ; credit is not given for both ACH 212  and ACH 212H.

Note: Complete and present an honors capstone research that extends beyond the classroom.