ARCH 1010: Introduction to Design

This course provides a studio design foundation for aspiring designers, architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and product designers to pursue their creative aspirations and positively impact society through design.

Left: Gordon Matta Clark precedent study; Right: Arielle Bennett Move Memorial, Fall '22
Fall 2023 Course Offering

Architecture in the University

The study of architecture is focused around a core of sequential design studios.

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Architecture in the Community

The study of architecture engages the local community beyond the campus.

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Architecture in the World

The study of architecture extends beyond the local community into the world.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the undergraduate program in architecture is to develop analytical thinking and creative making within the discipline of architecture in the context of a general liberal arts and sciences curriculum.


Terrain Translation

Studio Exhibition: ARCH 302: Design II, Christopher McAdams, instructor
- | Charles Addams Clutter Gallery

An investigation of topographies, tectonics and the relationships of landform buildings through parametric scaffolds.

Geometrical Descriptions

Annual Exhibition
- | Charles Addams Gallery

An exhibition of descriptive geometry, orthogonal geometry, non-euclidean geometry, intersecting geometries and polyhedral nets.

Baroque Topologies

Annual Exhibition
- | Charles Addams Gallery

A reassessment of formal and spatial complexity of Italian Baroque Architecture in the era of big data.