Catalog 2020-2021 
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Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 210 Design Studio - Commercial

4 credits

This course covers commercial design beginning at the conceptual stage through the design development phase of a project. Programming and analysis of site and context are explored and conducted. Ongoing critique is an integral part of the project-based learning process. Design drawings of a commercial project are produced utilizing common architectural graphic media techniques.

Prerequisites: ARCH 200  and ARCH 202  

Corequisites: ARCH 212  

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Conceptualize, design, and program a commercial project
  • Select and analyze a project site
  • Produce sketches during the design process
  • Develop design drawings of a commercial building project

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • demonstrate teamwork and collaboration skills and processes in the workplace
  • apply knowledge to create drawings by hand and using technology
  • read architectural prints and solve common architectural problems
  • complete a comprehensive design project
  • employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving
  • exhibit analytical thought, informed judgment, and ethical behavior

Global Outcomes
This course teaches to the global outcomes of critical thinking and teamwork.

Total Hours: 60 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 20 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 40