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Habitat Housing Studio
0.50 Credit(s)
This studio is an exploration studio working with the "Habitat for Humanity" agency. Working within the thematic context of humanity and design, students will be involved in design projects for real life scenarios related to creating decent and affordable housing habitats. Through research and discussion with the various stakeholders, students will have the opportunity to explore the conditions, design strategies, methods, building technologies, construction and implementation of realizable solutions to create affordable housing. As a multi-disciplined studio, various approaches and techniques of habitat design, representation and development are explored in the studio project work. This course will utilize lectures, discussion, individual and class critique, and developed designs will be communicated through a variety of model, sketch, and drawing presentation work.
Course was last updated June 26, 2007 - 10:39 PM