Christopher Clancy Instructional Web Pages



West Valley College
Department of Architecture

September 2011


Christopher Clancy AIA

Instructor: Christopher Clancy AIA
Phone: 408.741.2045 x 3368

Educational Background:

B. Arch., Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art & Science, New York

Additional Studies, Architectural Association School of Archtecture, London, UK

B.S., (Architecture), University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI




Courses - Fall 2011



Architecture 53 -Intro to Architecture and Environmental Design

Course Objectives:
An introduction to the design process through application of problem solving methodologies to abstract and real world design projects. The class will explore visual phenomenon in a basic way, and operate within the language of design.

Transfer: UC, CSU. Pass/No Pass Option

3 Units



Architecture 46 - History of Architecture I

Course Objectives:
This course includes a study of modern architecture from the 19th century to the present day. The root of architectural theory is derived from the history of the art. As such, a thorough understanding of history is the cornerstone to understanding and working with architectural theory.