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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 22, 2018
Catalog 2017-2018

APDZ 441 Place Making and Sustainable Design

5 credits
Examines essential strategies and methods for creating place and sustainable design concepts within the built industry disciplines. Students apply design thinking methodology principles including human centered design and activity centered design to develop plans, apply project concepts, demonstrate presentation skills, and produce design project artifacts specific to the built industry fields.

Prerequisites: APDZ 312  

Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe place making and sustainable design concept development as applied to the built industry
  • Identify and discuss the unique nature of sustainable design across various design disciplines
  • Create simple project proposals including projecting possible form, constructability, use case scenarios, and long term outcomes
  • Describe constructability and feasibility as applied to a project proposal
  • Present project proposals, plans, and progress reports
  • Produce a professional quality presentation that articulates a comprehensive design proposal
  • Produce a professional quality portfolio artifact

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20