Behavioral and Social Factors in Environmental...
Behavioral and Social Factors in Environmental Design Behavior
(Arch 556/856) Prereq: Permission
Survey of theory, methods, research and findings from the social and behavioral sciences as they relate to architectural design,
interior design, and regional and community planning. Application of principles to architectural and interiors programs, designs,
and the planning process.
The Changing Workplace
Survey of theory, methods, research and findings from the social and behavioral sciences as they relate to architectural design, interior design, and regional and community planning. Application of principles to architectural and interiors programs, designs, and the planning process.
Cross-listed as ARCH 558/858
Design Problems in the Interior Built Environment
3 - 6
Design Problems with the Interior Built Environment - As a primary vehicle for design education, studio teaching is a critical component of any design program. This course explores strategies for teaching and learning directly related to studio education.
Color in the Built Environment
Lec 3. Prereq: Admission to the third year in architecture or interior design program; or permission Advanced color theories and their application to the Built environment.
Material Culture: the Social Life of Things
Lec 3. Prereq: Permission
Theories and practices of material culture. History and interior design--and indeed the broad category of humanity itself--through the lens of material objects.
Architecture History & Theory II
Lec 3. Prereq: For students in the professional program: formal acceptance into the architecture program by faculty or permission
Selected aspects of the history and theory of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture emphasizing the intellectual
impact and material expression of cultural change.
Lec 3. Prereq: For students in the professional program: formal acceptance into the architectural program by faculty or permission. Selected aspects of contemporary architectural theory and design from the mid-twentieth century to the present emphasizing the diversity of current thought and practice.
Housing Issues in Contemporary Society
Survey of social, psychological, political and economic research regarding housing in today’s global economy. Focus on how the research can impact the practice of design at the interior and architectural as well as the community and regional planning scale.
Lec 3. Introduction to the principles, processes, and practice of architectural preservation and the conservation of historic districts.
Evolving Issues in Interior Design
Lec 3. Prereq: Admission to the BSD Program
Evolving issues in interior design. Contemporary and controversial issues designed to articulate and frame parameters in a manner that encourages depth of thought. The nuances of the field and practice of interior design and its relationship to the allied design disciplines.
Survey of the architectural traditions of the African continent, from pre-historic times to the present day. Buildings - famous and typical- theories, and approaches that are appropriate to the specific cultural environments.
Women in Design
Prereq: Admission to the BSAS program or permission
Intensive study of particular historical and contemporary contributions by women to the design professions related to the built environment. Evaluation of design work by and about women seen in their aesthetic and intellectual context. Examinations of the roles and values of women in design and their impact on the assumptions and issues currently held by the profession
Introduction to Planning
Lec. Field of community and regional planning is introduced in relation to the history of cities, urbanization, and regionalization. Origins and evolution of American urban and regional planning practice. The planning process as a response to social, political, physical, and economic factors is analyzed. Community comprehensive planning process, plan implementation, and functional
areas of planning.
Teaching Strategies for Design
Advanced Lighting Design
Lec 1, lab 4. Prereq: ARCH 333 or IDES 335 or by permission. Translation of physical measurements of sensory stimuli into architectural-spatial relationships with respect to artificial and natural illumination; advanced lighting theories and techniques through lecture, discussion, simulation, and direct application to spatial design/development.
Architecture, Society, and Culture II
Prereq: ARCH 542/842 or permission
Theory and criticism in architecture since 1945 as they relate to contemporary American society and culture, with reference to those parallel in other humanities disciplines, including arts, linguistics, literary criticism, and philosophy.
Domesticity and Power in the Colonial World
Lec 3. Prereq: Permission
Colonial architecture as a world-wide phenomenon. Re-examines the relationship between architecture, politics, and ethical values. The colonial domestic sphere are viewed as a counterpoint to the public arena.
Design Evaluation and Research
Research Methods in Architecture and Interior Design (IDES *885) Research methods employed by the diverse specializations within the disciplines of architecture and interior design. Methods which contribute to a theoretical and informational body of knowledge as well as those contributing directly to design application.