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ACH-212 Arch Studio2:Design&Synthesis

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. Lab fee $40. Prerequisite: ACH 211 and ACH 242. Note: Also offered as ACH 212H; credit is not given for both ACH 212 and ACH 212H.

Term: Spring 2024

Course Type: Credit - 4 Credits

Section: 001 (Closed)

Ways to take the class: Hybrid Sync

Days: Varies

Time: 12:30PM to 3:45PM

Start Date: 01/22/2024

End Date: 05/19/2024

Location: Arnold Campus

Room: Varies

Instructor: Robert R Lowe (Subject to change)

Class Size: 20

Section Info: This is a hybrid section with mandatory in-person on-campus meetings Thursdays 12:30pm to 3:45pm and mandatory online class sessions Tuesdays 12:30pm to 3:45pm. Note: This section is participating in the Direct Digital Access program. A course materials fee of $67.25 will be charged to your student account when you register. Your course materials will be accessible in Canvas on or before the first day of class. For more information, visit