Architecture (ARCH)

Courses

ARCH 1001. CO-CURRICULAR DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS I. 0 Hours.

Part of the ARCH articulation agreement with selected junior colleges. The essential intention of this class is to guide beginning students to become facile with hand drawing as a means of visual investigation and graphic communication. Not available to UTA students. UTA students must take ARCH 1341. Restricted to students in the articulation agreement. Prerequisite: Department Consent.

ARCH 1002. CO-CURRICULAR DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS II. 0 Hours.

Part of the ARCH articulation agreement with selected junior colleges. A continuation of ARCH 1001/1341 with emphasis on refined techniques and more complex drawing problems. Not available to UTA students. UTA students must take ARCH 1342. Restricted to students in the articulation agreement. Prerequisite: ARCH 1001 and department consent.

ARCH 1101. ACADEMIC SUCCESS SKILLS IN ARCHITECTURE. 1 Hour.

This is a required course intended to establish a solid overview of the School of Architecture and the architecture program for all first semester UTA students who intend to declare as an architecture major. Topics for the class include: critical thinking, presentation techniques, internships, attendance of exhibitions and lectures, navigating the advising process, portfolio review and techniques, and using the library and other university resource sources. Other topics may also be discussed. The course be taken only once for credit. Graded P,F.

ARCH 1191. CONFERENCE COURSE. 1 Hour.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Permission of the instructor and architecture undergraduate advisor required. Restricted to architecture-intended majors.

ARCH 1301. INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

The interrelationships between society, culture, and the built environment. Prerequisite: Department consent.

ARCH 1341. DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS I. 3 Hours.

The essential intention is to guide beginning students to become facile with hand drawing as a means of visual investigation and graphic communication. Prerequisite: Restricted to Architecture-Intended, ARCH_UCOL, Interior Design-Intended and INTD_UCOL majors.

ARCH 1342. DESIGN COMMUNICATION II. 3 Hours.

A continuation of ARCH 1341 with emphasis on refined techniques and more complex drawing problems. Prerequisites: ARCH 1301, ARCH 1341. Restricted to Architecture-Intended, ARCH_UCOL, Interior Design-Intended and INTD_UCOL majors.

ARCH 2300. MASTERWORKS OF WESTERN ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Selected architectural complexes as representative of various periods of Western culture. Stresses cultural relevance rather than stylistic analysis. Intended as humanities elective for non-architecture majors.

ARCH 2303. HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN I. 3 Hours.

A global survey of architecture emphasizing the material and cultural context for design. Focused primarily on the period from prehistory through 1750. Prerequisite: ARCH 1301, ARCH 1341 and ARCH 1342. Restricted to Architecture-intended and Interior Design-intended majors.

ARCH 2304. HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN II. 3 Hours.

A global survey of architecture emphasizing the material and cultural context for design. Focused on the period from 1750 to the present. Prerequisites: ARCH 1301, ARCH 1341, ARCH 1342 and ARCH 2303. Restricted to Architecture-intended and Interior Design-intended majors.

ARCH 2391. TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in concepts, philosophy, and models of architecture and allied arts of design. Prerequisite: Department Consent.

ARCH 2551. BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING I. 5 Hours.

An introduction to design, design drawing, and color theory utilizing lectures and studio exercises. Two- and three-dimensional studio exercises develop a sensibility to design fundamentals and vocabulary. Emphasis on form, color, texture, and spatial determinants. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 2303. Restricted to Architecture-intended and Interior Design-intended majors.

ARCH 2552. BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II. 5 Hours.

An introduction to design, design drawing, and color theory utilizing lectures and studio exercises. Two- and three-dimensional studio exercises develop a sensibility to design fundamentals and vocabulary. Emphasis on form, color, texture, and spatial determinants. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 2303. Restricted to Architecture-intended and Interior Design-intended majors.

ARCH 2553. BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING FOR ENGINEERS. 5 Hours.

An introduction to design, design drawing, and color theory utilizing lectures and studio exercises. Two- and three-dimensional studio exercises develop a sensibility to design fundamentals and vocabulary. Emphasis on form, color, texture, and spatial determinants. Prerequisites: ARCH 1301 and ARCH 1341. Restricted to Architectural Engineering majors.

ARCH 3312. HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY THEORY. 3 Hours.

This course will familiarize students with major intellectual paradigms and themes that have informed postwar architectural practice in Western tradition. Through reading primary theoretical texts that have had major impact on practice, students will hone their skills of critical thinking and be better able to position themselves in their navigation of contemporary theoretical issues. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303 and ARCH 2304 and Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 3323. CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND METHODS. 3 Hours.

The nature of materials and structural concepts to be used in the construction process. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 3324. STRUCTURES I. 3 Hours.

An introduction to architectural structures, including statics and strength of materials, with emphasis on design in timber. Prerequisite: ARCH 3323, PHYS 1441 or PHYS 1443, MATH 1327 or MATH 1426, and MATH 1325 or MATH 2425. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 3331. ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENT. 3 Hours.

An overview of sustainable design integrated with natural resource conservation. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 3337. SITE DESIGN. 3 Hours.

The related site design process includes site planning pertaining to land use, case studies, siting of structures, codes, and topography. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 3343. ARCHITECTURE COMPUTER GRAPHICS (DESIGN COMMUNICATION III). 3 Hours.

An advanced course to develop visual sensitivity and awareness of digital techniques to enable the student to study design ideas and present those ideas in the various design disciplines. Emphasis on the relationship of computer graphics with the design process. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 3354. INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Introduces major topics, questions, issues and methods within interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary environmental studies. Includes a study of some of the most significant texts, studies, practices, and creative works from at least four different fields as they pertain to questions of environment, ecology, and sustainability. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor.

ARCH 3553. DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE I. 5 Hours.

The application of basic design principles/spatial concepts toward the synthesis of simple building types. Credit will be given for only one of ARCH 3553 or INTD 3553. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552. Credit or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 3323 and ARCH 3343. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 3554. DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE II. 5 Hours.

A continuation of ARCH 3553, with an increased complexity and scale of projects, incorporating a variety of design theory and technical/site considerations. Prerequisite: ARCH 3323, ARCH 3343, ARCH 3553. Credit or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 3324 and ARCH 3337. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 4191. CONFERENCE COURSE. 1 Hour.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor or the Architecture Undergraduate Advisor.

ARCH 4305. THE CITY OF ROME. 3 Hours.

History, topography, and monuments of the city of Rome and its environs from its legendary founding in 753 B.C. until the 20th Century. Urban form and architecture will be inspected in context of contemporaneous culture, with special emphasis on imperial and papal Rome. Prerequisite: Department consent. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design Majors.

ARCH 4306. URBAN DESIGN THEORY. 3 Hours.

Design theory and its application to the urban scale, as applied to historical and contemporary examples. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552. Department consent. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4307. THE LIFE OF CITIES. 3 Hours.

A look at a series of world cities by situating their architectural context, with a particular focus on the impact of 20th century modernism and postmodernism on city fabric. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303 and ARCH 2304 and Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4308. HISTORY OF URBAN FORM. 3 Hours.

The history of cities as physical form, influenced by political, economic, and social forces. Prerequisite: Department consent. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4311. TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL THEORY. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in concepts, philosophy, and models of architecture and allied arts of design with specific application to 20th Century problems. May be repeated for credit as specific topics vary. Prerequisites: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4314. HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION. 3 Hours.

Concepts and implementation of the restoration and preservation of historic structures and places, including archaeological, bibliographic, legislative, institutional, and physical parameters to the retention and adaptive re-use of significant architecture. This course is offered as ARCH 4314 and INTD 4314; credit will be granted only once. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4315. TOPICS IN THE HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in architecture and the allied arts of design. Some recent topics include: Architecture of Texas, The Life of Cities, History of Architecture Theory, Developing World Slum Housing, Architecture and Politics, and Contemporary Architecture. Certain topics may be offered every second or third year.

ARCH 4316. MODERN ARCHITECTURE I. 3 Hours.

Development of 20th Century architecture from the origins of the modern movement in the 1890s until its diffusion in Europe and America in the 1930s. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4317. MODERN ARCHITECTURE II. 3 Hours.

Development of 20th Century architecture from the diffusion of modernism in the 1930s to the present day. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4319. HOUSING DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Evolution of housing from the end of the 19th Century to the present with particular emphasis on contemporary design methods, techniques and solutions. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4321. STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS IN BUILDINGS. 3 Hours.

An overview of various structural systems including those used in long-span and high-rise buildings. Numerical work limited to the explanation of relevant structural concepts. Prerequisite: ARCH 3324. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 4325. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS I. 3 Hours.

Acoustics and illumination and their significance in the total design. Prerequisite: PHYS 1442. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4326. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS II. 3 Hours.

Climate controls, mechanical and electrical systems, and their significance in the total design. Prerequisites: ARCH 4325. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4329. TOPICS IN COMPUTERS AND DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in the range and potential of digital computer applications in the design professions. May be repeated for credit as specific topics vary. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4330. ENERGY USE AND CONSERVATION IN ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Basic concepts of the efficient use and conservation of energy related to architectural design principles. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4334. DIGITAL RESEARCH & PROTOTYPING. 3 Hours.

The use of digital technology in the architectural design process focusing on the research and fabrication of full-scale production of prototypes. Prerequisites: Junior standing in program, although ARCH 4343 Digital Fabrication Methodology is highly recommended.

ARCH 4338. CODES AND REGULATIONS. 3 Hours.

A study of accessibility, building and energy codes and related regulations including the architects' responsibility for compliance. This course is offered as ARCH 4338 and INTD 4338; credit will be granted only once. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4341. NOTATIONAL DRAWING. 3 Hours.

Seminar concerned with analytical drawing techniques and how to use the sketchbook as a tool and process for architectural production. Emphasis will be on cultivating drawing strategies that will heighten the ability to make observations through first-hand experience and record them with the correct conventions in order to enable recovery for future use in architectural design. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4343. DIGITAL FABRICATION METHODOLOGY. 3 Hours.

The history, theory, and methodology framing the discourse for parametric design and digital fabrication with an emphasis on digital fabrication techniques and introduction to parametric modeling software. Prerequisites: Junior standing in program. Open to all majors.

ARCH 4344. CONCEPTUAL DRAWING. 3 Hours.

A seminar to explore the aspects of conceptual drawing for the architect and the relationship of design ideas in the drawing process. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4345. DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION. 3 Hours.

A workshop exploring video cartography using photography, animation, motion graphics and digital video. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4346. CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS. 3 Hours.

The techniques of building construction, the communication of technical information, and the process of preparing contract drawings for construction. Prerequisite: ARCH 3343. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4347. CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS II. 3 Hours.

Advanced communication of technical information concerning building materials and methods of construction, life safety systems, barrier-free and handicapped design, and the process of preparing detailed contract documents for construction. Prerequisite: ARCH 3343. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4348. ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

Basic photography for architects. The use of photography as an investigative and presentation device in architecture. Emphasis on composition and black and white technique. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4349. PORTFOLIO DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Principles and techniques of producing an architectural/interior design portfolio and resume including graphic design, layout, typography, grid systems, model photography as well as use of layout and photographic software. Prerequisite: ARCH 3553, ARCH 3554. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4351. WILDERNESS: A CONDITION OF MIND. 3 Hours.

Changing conceptions of wilderness in Western thought, from ancestral prejudices to recent, revolutionary appreciation. Literary and visual documentation. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4353. HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Development of landscape design from prehistory through 19th century with emphasis upon rural gardens and urban parks as representative of the social, cultural, and intellectual circumstances of the times and places in which they were created. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4356. BASIC AUTOCAD. 3 Hours.

Preparation for professional work using AutoCAD and a professional file structure system. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4357. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING & VISUALIZATION. 3 Hours.

To gain a working knowledge of Building Information Modeling software (Revit) and advanced 3D modeling software. Prerequisite: ARCH 3343, ARCH 4356, INTD 3329 or INTD 3343; and Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4358. ADVANCED VISUALIZATION. 3 Hours.

Exploring Architecture using animation, editing and compositing to produce a professional "Story & FORM" presentation. Prerequisite: ARCH 4356, INTD 3329 or INTD 3343 and Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4359. WATERCOLOURS. 3 Hours.

Seminar with the intent to explore and experience a variety of watercolour techniques and possibilities. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4360. POLITICS AND PRACTICE OF PRESERVATION. 3 Hours.

The history and theory of preservation and of the political context that influence these. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4391. CONFERENCE COURSE. 3 Hours.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor or the Architecture Undergraduate Advisor.

ARCH 4395. SELECTED TOPICS ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Studio and lecture courses to explore and present selected topics in architecture and design. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

ARCH 4556. DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE III. 5 Hours.

Advanced architectural design problems in programming schematic organization, synthesis and design of buildings in their environmental context. Prerequisites: ARCH 3324, ARCH 3337, ARCH 3343 and ARCH 3554. Senior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 4557. DESIGN STUDIO: ARCHITECTURE IV. 5 Hours.

Advanced architectural design problems in programming, schematic organization, synthesis and design of buildings in their environmental context. Prerequisites: ARCH 3324, ARCH 3337, ARCH 3343 and ARCH 3554. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 4591. CONFERENCE COURSE. 5 Hours.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor or the Architecture Undergraduate Advisor. Senior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture majors.

ARCH 4595. SELECTED TOPICS ARCHITECTURE. 5 Hours.

A transitional studio course to explore and present selected topics in architecture and design. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: Department consent.

ARCH 5101. DIRECTED STUDY: ANALYTICAL SOFTWARE TUTORIAL. 1 Hour.

Introduction to software relevant to ARCH 5375, ARCH 5376 and ARCH 5377: Excell + Argus.

ARCH 5191. CONFERENCE COURSE. 1 Hour.

Special subjects and issues as arranged with individual students and faculty members. May be repeated for credit as topic changes.

ARCH 5301. INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

A survey study of the interrelationships between society, culture, and architecture. Concurrent enrollment of ARCH 5591 and ARCH 5342 required.

ARCH 5302. Lyricism in Architecture. 3 Hours.

Concepts and models of architecture that express a philosophy concerning feelings, intuition, and creative spontaneity, emphasizing flowing rhythms and nature-inspired forms.

ARCH 5303. HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN I. 3 Hours.

History of architecture from pre-history through the Middle Ages. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5304. HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN II. 3 Hours.

History of Architecture from the Renaissance to the present. Prerequisite: ARCH 5303 and permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5305. CITY OF ROME. 3 Hours.

History, topography, and monuments of Rome and its environs from its legendary founding in 753 B.C. until the 20th Century, with special emphasis on imperial and papal Rome.

ARCH 5306. URBAN DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Urban design theory, method, and implementation using contemporary and historic examples.

ARCH 5307. THE LIFE OF CITIES. 3 Hours.

A look at a series of world cities by situating their architectural context, with a particular focus on the impact of 20th century modernism and postmodernism on city fabric. Prerequisites: ARCH 2303 & ARCH 2304 or ARCH 5303 & ARCH 5304.

ARCH 5308. HISTORY OF URBAN FORM. 3 Hours.

The history of cities as physical form, influenced by political, economic, and social forces.

ARCH 5311. ARCHITECTURAL THEORY. 3 Hours.

A review and analysis of the concepts, philosophy, ideology, and models that promulgated 20th Century architectural design. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: permission of the department.

ARCH 5314. HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION. 3 Hours.

Concepts and implementation of the restoration and preservation of historic structures and places, including archaeological, bibliographic, legislative, institutional, and physical parameters to the retention and adaptive re-use of significant architecture.

ARCH 5315. TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY. 3 Hours.

Courses to explore and present selected topics in architecture and related fields of the Ancient Mediterranean, the Classical World, the Middle Ages, the 19th Century, and the Non-Western Traditions. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303 and ARCH 2304.

ARCH 5316. MODERN ARCHITECTURE I 1890 TO 1945. 3 Hours.

Origins and development of Modern Architecture in Europe from 1890 to World War II, and its further evolution in Europe and America from 1918 to 1945. Prerequisites: ARCH 2303 and ARCH 2304.

ARCH 5317. MODERN ARCHITECTURE II 1945 TO PRESENT. 3 Hours.

Architectural developments in Europe, Asia, and America since World War II. Prerequisites: ARCH 2303 and ARCH 2304.

ARCH 5319. HOUSING DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Evolution of housing from the end of the 19th Century to the present with particular emphasis on contemporary design methods, techniques and solutions.

ARCH 5321. ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATIONS. 3 Hours.

The study and application of specialized computer programs in environmental design. Prerequisites: ARCH 4329 or ARCH 5329 or the equivalent, and permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5323. CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND METHODS. 3 Hours.

Construction materials and structural concepts as used in buildings. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5324. STRUCTURES I. 3 Hours.

Statics, strength of materials and simple structural systems in buildings. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5325. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS I. 3 Hours.

Illumination,acoustics, climate controls, mechanical and electrical systems, and their significance in the total design.

ARCH 5326. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS II. 3 Hours.

Climate controls, mechanical and electrical systems, and their significance in the total design.

ARCH 5327. STRUCTURES II. 3 Hours.

Continuation of ARCH 5324 with emphasis on structural theory and systems in wood and steel. Prerequisite: ARCH 5324.

ARCH 5328. STRUCTURES III. 3 Hours.

Continuation of ARCH 5327 with emphasis on structural theory and systems in masonry and reinforced concrete. Prerequisite: ARCH 5327.

ARCH 5329. TOPICS IN COMPUTERS AND DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Computer aided design, drafting and graphic techniques as applied to architecture. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

ARCH 5330. COMPARATIVE STRUCTURES. 3 Hours.

Comparative analysis and design of structural systems and construction techniques, including architectural and economic determinants. Prerequisite: ARCH 5328 or permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5331. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. 3 Hours.

Survey of the administrative functions, and the ethical and legal responsibilities of the architect.

ARCH 5332. ENERGY USE AND CONSERVATION IN ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Concepts of the efficient use and conservation of energy and their embodiment in the built environment. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5333. CONSTRUCTION II. 3 Hours.

Advanced construction assemblies and methods, including the principles of cost control. Prerequisites: ARCH 5670.

ARCH 5335. ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE II: MARKETING DESIGN SERVICES. 3 Hours.

A study of the strategies and methods for marketing professional services. Presented as case studies of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firms.

ARCH 5336. PROGRAMMING AND SITE DESIGN II. 3 Hours.

The course focuses on project programming and the technical aspects of site design.

ARCH 5337. SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS. 3 Hours.

Soil classifications, field and laboratory identification, physical properties and load-bearing characteristics, retaining walls and foundations. Prerequisite: ARCH 5328 or permission of the instructor.

ARCH 5338. CODES AND REGULATIONS. 3 Hours.

A study of accessibility, building and energy codes and related regulations including the architects' responsibility for compliance. Prerequisite: Permission of Department.

ARCH 5339. DIGITAL TECTONICS/FABRICATION II. 3 Hours.

The conceptualizing and making of objects lying outside the traditional scope of architectural practice, including elements of industrial and product design and the development of working prototypes. Prerequisites: None, although Digital Fabrication I is highly encouraged.

ARCH 5340. THE EVERYDAY CITY. 3 Hours.

Seminar concerned with the examination of theories and practices about creating place(s) from real existing conditions within the everyday city.

ARCH 5341. NOTATIONAL DRAWING. 3 Hours.

Seminar concerned with analytical drawing techniques and how to use the sketchbook as a tool and process for architectural production. Emphasis will be on cultivating drawing strategies that will heighten the ability to make observations through first-hand experience and record them with the correct conventions in order to enable recovery for future use in architectural design.

ARCH 5342. DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS. 3 Hours.

Architectural drawing, perception, projections, and three-dimensional representation. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ARCH 5591 is required.

ARCH 5343. ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS II. 3 Hours.

A continuation of ARCH 5342 with emphasis on more advanced techniques: composition, tone, shades and shadows, and color.

ARCH 5344. CONCEPTUAL DRAWING. 3 Hours.

Seminar to explore aspects of conceptual drawing for the architect and the relationship of design ideas in the drawing process.

ARCH 5345. DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION. 3 Hours.

A workshop exploring video cartography using photography, animation, motion graphics and digital video.

ARCH 5346. CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS I. 3 Hours.

The techniques of building construction, the communication of technical information, and the process of preparing contract drawings for construction.

ARCH 5347. DIGITAL TECHTONICS. 3 Hours.

The focus for this seminar is the examination and exploration of full-scale digital fabrication techniques and methodologies. Completion of ARCH 4343 or ARCH 5339 recommended.

ARCH 5348. ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

The use of photography as an investigative and presentation medium in architecture. Emphasis on composition in black and white technique.

ARCH 5349. ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO. 3 Hours.

Seminar concerned with goal toward the production of a personal design portfolio.

ARCH 5350. VESSELS. 3 Hours.

The design of objects for the post-Industrial Age, including vehicles, furniture, jewelry, household objects, and clothing.

ARCH 5351. WILDERNESS: A CONDITION OF MIND. 3 Hours.

Changing conceptions of wilderness in Western thought, from ancestral prejudices to recent, revolutionary appreciation. Literary and visual documentation.

ARCH 5355. HEMISPHERES. 3 Hours.

The study and analysis of Japanese arts and contemporary culture. The arts of ceramics, painting, calligraphy, and sculpture are examined. Prerequisite: departmental approval.

ARCH 5356. Basic AutoCAD. 3 Hours.

Preparation for professional work using AutoCAD and a professional file structure system.

ARCH 5357. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING & VISUALIZATION. 3 Hours.

To gain a working knowledge of Autodesk Revit and 3D Studio Max. Prerequisites: ARCH 3343, ARCH 4356, ARCH 5356, INTD 3329 or INTD 3343.

ARCH 5358. ADVANCED VISUALIZATION. 3 Hours.

Exploring Architecture using animation, editing and compositing to produce a professional "Story & FORM" presentation. Prerequisite: ARCH 4356, ARCH 5356 or INTD 3329.

ARCH 5359. WATERCOLOURS. 3 Hours.

Seminar with the intent to explore and experience a variety of watercolour techniques and possibilities.

ARCH 5361. ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENT. 3 Hours.

An overview of sustainable design integrated with natural resource conservation.

ARCH 5362. STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS IN BUILDING. 3 Hours.

An overview of various structural systems including those used in long-span and high-rise buildings. Numerical work limited to the explanation of relevant structural concepts. Prerequisite: ARCH 5324.

ARCH 5363. DESIGN RESEARCH. 3 Hours.

Seminar directed toward the understanding of research methods and the programming of an independent design project, leading to the thesis substitute.Graded P/F/R.Prerequisite: Permission of Graduate Advisor.

ARCH 5364. SITE DESIGN. 3 Hours.

The related site design process includes site planning pertaining to land use, case studies, siting of structures, codes, and topography.

ARCH 5370. ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO. 3 Hours.

Studio course in the generation and development of architectural ideas in formal and environmental contexts. May be repeated for credit. Two of these courses are equivalent to ARCH 5670.

ARCH 5375. PROPERTY AND ASSET REPOSITIONING. 3 Hours.

The physical planning and design issues impacting project performance levels and asset appreciation.

ARCH 5376. PROPERTY DUE DILIGENCE. 3 Hours.

Course addresses physical project data collection techniques.

ARCH 5377. ASSET RESTRUCTURING. 3 Hours.

The processes of property foreclosure and restructuring.

ARCH 5381. PRACTICUM. 3 Hours.

Internship program including work done through an approved architect's office, designed to give practical experience leading to a broader knowledge of the profession. Placement in offices must be approved, and in some cases may also be arranged by the school. Students may enroll in ARCH 5381 for half-time employment or ARCH 5681 for full-time employment. Students enrolled in Practicum may also participate in the Intern Development Program of the American Institute of Architects. No more than six total credit hours in Practicum are allowed for degree. Graded P/F/R.

ARCH 5391. CONFERENCE COURSE. 3 Hours.

Special subjects and issues as arranged with individual students and faculty members. May be repeated for credit as content changes.Prerequisite: Permission of Graduate Advisor.

ARCH 5395. TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Studio, lecture or seminar courses to explore and present special topics in architecture and environmental design. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

ARCH 5591. DESIGN STUDIO I. 5 Hours.

An intensive studio course in architectonic theory and operations. Emphasis on analytic, conceptual, and manipulation procedures.

ARCH 5592. DESIGN STUDIO II. 5 Hours.

Continuation of ARCH 5591. Studio course emphasizing the interrelationship of formal/spatial ideas, use, and the building fabric. Prerequisite: ARCH 5591.

ARCH 5593. DESIGN STUDIO III. 5 Hours.

Continuation of ARCH 5592. Studio course emphasizing the interrelationship of formal/spatial ideas, use, and the building fabric with special attention to the urban context. Prerequisite: ARCH 5592.

ARCH 5594. DESIGN STUDIO IV. 5 Hours.

Continuation of ARCH 5593. Emphasis on complex building designs in urban environments. Off campus study may be substituted.

ARCH 5670. ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO. 6 Hours.

Studio course emphasizing the analysis and design of building aggregations within the urban context. May be repeated for credit.

ARCH 5672. ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO COMPREHENSIVE. 6 Hours.

Comprehensive studio course emphasizing the analysis and design of building aggregations within the urban context. May be repeated for credit.

ARCH 5681. PRACTICUM. 6 Hours.

Internship program including work done through an approved architect's office, designed to give practical experience leading to a broader knowledge of the profession. Placement in offices must be approved, and in some cases may also be arranged by the school. Students may enroll in ARCH 5381 for half-time employment or ARCH 5681 for full-time employment. Students enrolled in Practicum may also participate in the Intern Development Program of the American Institute of Architects. No more than six total credit hours in Practicum are allowed for degree. Graded P/F/R.

ARCH 5691. CONFERENCE COURSE. 6 Hours.

Special subjects and issues as arranged with individual students and faculty members. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of Graduate Advisor.

ARCH 5693. DESIGN THESIS. 6 Hours.

Individual study project conducted by a supervising committee, with program and statement of intent to be filed with the Graduate Advisor during the previous semester. Graded R. Prerequisite: ARCH 5363.

ARCH 5695. TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE. 6 Hours.

Studio, lecture or seminar courses to explore and present special topics in architecture and environmental design. May be repeated for credit as topics change.Prerequisite: Permission of Graduate Advisor.

ARCH 5698. RESEARCH THESIS. 6 Hours.