ARCH 56 - BASIC ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

 

     
West Valley College - Department of Architecture  
Updated Feb 07, 2011



Architecture 56
Basic Architectural 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.

Through lectures, reading assignments and studio projects, the student will be able to:

1. Identify and apply basic methodologies and approaches to design

2. Relate the elementary principles of abstract design to the built environment

3. Communicate a design concept to others through enhanced graphic skills and understanding of the principles of graphic communication.

4. Manipulate 3-dimensional space more effectively

5. Apply basic anthropometric data to design.

 
Instructor: Christopher Clancy AIA
christopher_clancy@wvm.edu
 

 

 

Course Materials

   



     

Arch 56 Syllabus

LECTURE INTRODUCTION

Assignment 1A Non-Utilitarian Object

LECTURE- NON UTILITARIAN OBJECT



 

 

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