Art in Architecture





This course will teach students the abstraction techniques used to derive architectural design concepts. Architectural design is an exercise in creating three-dimensional compositions for people to inhabit. Reinterpret a 2D painting as a 3D structure to imagine immersive spatial experiences. Unlock new discoveries for translating ideas. Create abstractions of the 2D painting to create architectural spaces.


Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Apply ordering principles to design spaces.
  • Incorporate natural light to create spatial experiences.
  • Communicate design ideas using physical models and sketches.
  • Use an iterative design process incorporating feedback to make revisions.
  • Contribute to creating a Studio Culture by participating in design critiques.

Will display the following attitudes/professional behaviors:

  • Meet deadlines.
  • Come prepared at all times.
  • Discuss work using specific and appropriate terminology.
  • Contribute to class discussion and critique.

Course Additional Information

*Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more.

Virtual Onsite Course Start and End Dates: June 17, 2024 — June 27, 2024


Course Schedule

Code Start date End date Course Type
AE ARH30 VC1June 17, 2024June 27, 2024Virtual Onsite via Zoom
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