College of Architecture, Design, and Construction

college of architecture

VINI NATHAN, Dean

KAREN L. ROGERS, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and External Affairs

THE COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (CADC) is committed to preparing professionals in the design and construction industries through professional undergraduate programs in the academic areas of Architecture, Building Science, Environmental Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design and Interior Architecture and through graduate professional programs in Building Science, Community Planning, Industrial Design, Integrated Design and Construction, Landscape Architecture, and Real Estate Development. Collaboration, community engagement, innovation, global connection and critical practice are core values intertwined in all of the programs at the College of Architecture, Design and Construction. Whether working with nationally respected corporations in the Department of Industrial and Graphic Design, associating with major construction companies in the McWhorter School of Building Science, or building facilities to accommodate the needs of some of the state’s underserved citizens at the School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture’s Rural Studio, CADC students learn in unique and flexible settings from innovative faculty and through progressive pedagogical models.

Program

Architecture Courses

ARCH 1000 CAREERS IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (1) LEC. 1, LST. 1. SU. Introduction to the environmental design and construction professions and the curricula in the chosen field.

ARCH 1010 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE DESIGN (5) LEC. 1, LST. 12. SU. Principles of visual organization, research and design process skills, and the graphic communication of form and ideas.

ARCH 1020 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE DESIGN II (5) LEC. 1, LST. 12. Pr. ARCH 1010 and ARCH 1000 and ARCH 1060. Principles of visual organization, research and design process skills, and the graphic communication of form and ideas.

ARCH 1060 VISUAL COMMUNICATION (2) LEC. 1, LEC/STU. 2. SU. Introduction to graphic communication. Focus on developing graphic skills for the purpose of explaining form and communicating ideas via exercises in drafting, sketching, and diagramming.

ARCH 1420 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA (2) LEC. 1, LST. 2. Pr. ARCH 1060. Introduction to the principles of 2-D and 3-D digital media and how these principles are utilized in architectural design.

ARCH 2010 STUDIO I (6) LEC. 2, LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 1020 and ARCH 1420. Basic issues of architectural design centered around the thoughtful creation of exterior and interior space. Studies of light, material, texture, proportion, scale, and site are integrated into each project.

ARCH 2020 STUDIO II (6) LEC. 2, LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 2010. Fundamental design process skills including observation, analysis, and synthesis.

ARCH 2110 HISTORY OF WORLD ARCHITECTURE I (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 1020. Examination of the social determinants that shape the public beliefs and practices that produce buildings.

ARCH 2117 HONORS ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY I: HISTORY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. Honors College. ARCH 1010. Examination of the social determinants that shape the public beliefs and practices that produce buildings.

ARCH 2210 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS I (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 1020. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills requisite an architect in the design of environmentally responsive buildings.

ARCH 2220 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS II (2) LEC. 2. Pr. ARCH 1020. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills requisite an architect in the design of environmentally responsive buildings.

ARCH 2600 THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE, PLACE, AND CULTURE (3) LEC. 3. The interrelationship of art, architecture, place, and culture with emphasis on the art of architecture from a global multicultural perspective. Illustrated lecture, readings, and essays.

ARCH 3010 STUDIO III (6) LEC. 2, LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 2020 and ARCH 3110. Builds on ARCH 2010 and 2020. The process of making architecture through critical inquiry and investigation. The physical, social, ethical contexts that inform the design of every building.

ARCH 3020 STUDIO IV (6) LEC. 2, AAB/LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 3010 or ARIA 3020. Builds on ARCH 3010 and adds an emphasis on the integration of construction tectonics in the development of architectural form.

ARCH 3110 HISTORY OF WORLD ARCHITECTURE II (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 2110. Introduction to key European buildings and towns from the Bronze Age to

the Enlightenment. Examines how societal beliefs and practices influence the making of architecture.

ARCH 3120 HISTORY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 3110. The history of architecture, 1850-present, with an emphasis on the rise of the modern movement in Europe and the U.S.

ARCH 3320 MATERIALS AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION I (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 1020. The properties and potential design function of materials used in contemporary construction, with an emphasis on foundation systems, wood, and masonry.

ARCH 3410 DESSEIN ELECTIVES (3) LEC. 3. Explorations in the art of representation. Complete descriptions of specific courses and their prerequisites are available from the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ARCH 3500 SEMINAR IN METHODS AND PROCESSES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 2020. The tools and techniques available to the design professional including specific design specializations, and design methodologies. Descriptions of specific seminars are available from the School of Architecture. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

ARCH 3600 SEMINAR IN CONTEMPORARY ISSUES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 2020. Investigation of significant topics that present opportunities and constraints to architectural thought and practice. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

ARCH 3700 SEMINAR IN HISTORY AND THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 2010. Investigation of theories, schools or periods to examine the potential and limitations of architecture. Descriptions of specific seminars available from School of Architecture. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

ARCH 3710 SEMINAR IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES (3) LEC. 3.

ARCH 3800 SEMINAR IN ASPECTS OF DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 2020. Study of aspects of architectural design, such as form, space, style, meaning, perception, culture. Descriptions of specific seminars available from the School of Architecture. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

ARCH 4010 STUDIO V (6) LEC. 2, LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 3010 or ARIA 3020 and BSCI 3400. The comprehensive design of buildings, building complexes, and spaces in an urban context. Lectures emphasize urban issues, research methods. Programming and analysis will parallel studio projects of increasing complexity.

ARCH 4020 STUDIO VI (6) LEC. 2, AAB/LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 4010 or ARIA 4020 and BSCI 3450. The design of buildings, building complexes, and spaces with emphasis on the integration of building systems and tectonic development.

ARCH 4110 HISTORY OF URBAN ARCHITECTURE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 2110 and ARCH 3110. The course surveys the history of the physical and formal manifestations of the urban environment from its inception to our days.

ARCH 4320 MATERIALS AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION II (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 3320. Properties and potential design applications of materials used in contemporary construction, with an emphasis on steel and concrete, roofing, glass and glazing, cladding, and interior finishes.

ARCH 4500 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ARCH 3020 or ARIA 3020. Architects' legal responsibilities, frameworks of professional practice, office organization, business planning, marketing, project delivery, internship and professional ethics and leadership.

ARCH 4900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) AAB. Development of an area of special interest through independent study. Evaluation of the work may be by faculty jury. School approval. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ARCH 4910 RURAL STUDIO COMPLETION (0) LEC. Completion of construction project for ARCH 4120 Elective Studio. This studio is based in the School's remote facilities in Newbern, AL.

ARCH 4960 SPECIAL PROBLEMS (1-6) LEC. 4900 Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ARCH 4997 HONORS THESIS (1-6) LEC. Pr. Honors College. Departmental approvalDepartmental approval. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ARCH 5010 STUDIO VII (6) LEC. 2, AAB/LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 4020 or ARIA 4020. Advanced problem-solving in the synthesis of previous design experiences. Development of a comprehensive design project.

ARCH 5020 THESIS STUDIO (7) LEC. 3, AAB/LST. 10. Pr. ARCH 5010 and ARCH 5990. Exploration and development of an architectural project under the direction of a faculty member.

Source: bulletin.auburn.edu
Category: Architecture

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