Ontario College of Art & Design

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Architectural Design Studio 1
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: ENVR 3K01 Core Project Studio/Retail & Hospitality Design
This course exposes the student to the fundamentals of architectural design approaches such as landscape and site context, architectural form and layering, elevation and sectional design, and the design of architectural elements in the context of new building.
Through a series of architectural studio projects students explore, and develop key elements of architectural form and space, a basic understanding of architectural volume, mass and structure, and the creation of elevation and sectional spatial concepts. Various techniques of architectural representation and spatial development are explored in this studio project work.
As a studio course utilizing lectures, discussion, individual and class critique, developed designs are communicated through models, sketches, and drawings.
Course was last updated April 3, 2006 - 11:00 AM