Architecture & Design

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

  • Prehistory, Early Civilizations, Greece, Rome, The East, Rock-cut Architecture, religious art: Early Christian Churches, Buddhist.
  • Islam, Middle Ages, 15th–19th century.

ARCHITECTURAL THEORY

  • Architectural Design values, pattern language, mathematics, proportion, space syntax, architectural critique.

ARCHITECTURAL STYLES

  • Modern and Postmodern Architecture, International Style, Deconstructivism, Brutalism.

ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE

  • Architectural and technical Drawing; Project: management, cost, building code,  regulations.

RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURE

  • Environmental conditions, control systems, responsive technologies, actuators, sensors, adaptation.

ARCHITECTURE AND SOCIETY

  • Changing role; space usage: social function and interaction, composition.

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

  • Professional standards and responsibility; existing structure reuse and transformation, innovative and progressive approaches; design: interior, structural systems.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

  • Urban planning and design, parks and recreation, site use planning, environmental restoration, storm water management.

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING

  • Structure construction, design, materials, changing technology; plumbing,  heating, air conditioning and ventilation; rain gutter systems.

ARCHITECTURE, GRAPHICS AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

  • Definitions, process, product usability, and functionality; history.

ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

  • Cities: sustainable, habitable; urban planning; intelligent building, and architecture.

DESIGN TERMINOLOGY

  • History; design: ceramics, graphics, glass art.
  • Design: engineering, process, products, art, textiles.

DESIGN AS A PROCESS

  • The Rational Model; sequences: survey, design development, plans and specifications, drawings.

DESIGN AS A METHOD

  • Methods, synthesis, evaluation, tactics, and decisions.
  • Management of complex structures.

SOCIOTECHNICAL ISSUES IN DESIGN

  • After design considerations, globally sustainable, consumer products and services, social networks.

PHILOSOPHIES AND STUDIES OF DESIGN

  • Design: philosophies, approaches, methods.