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Student Design Gallery

Design I

Design 1 is an introduction to the fundamentals of two- and three-dimensional design, principles of architectonics, and basic architectural design. Model making, drawing and rendering techniques are applied to projects that explore the conceptualization and communication of design ideas.

Design 1 Gallery

Design II

Design 2 is a focused study of two-dimensional design, including the primary elements of line, shape, color, value, balance, pattern, texture, and rhythm. Assigned projects will explore the application of space, scale, and proportion in basic architectural design.

Design 2 Gallery

Design III

Design 3 is a focused study of three-dimensional design, including the principles of architectonics and communication of design ideas. Issues of human use in relationship to program and function are considered in detail. Projects vary but often address residential or institutional programs and involve the integration of form, massing, structure, circulation, light and context.

Design 3 Gallery

Design IV

Design 4 addresses the issues of functional relationships, spatial composition, and site constraints, as well as selection and detailing of building materials. A sequence of design exercises and projects with a high degree of complexity explore the three-dimensional nature of architectural forms and spaces.

Design 4 Gallery

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