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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Team Accra

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.


Empathetic Architecture

Alan Metcalfe
- | 203 Addams Hall

Building for Community

Diébédo Francis Kéré
- | 203 Addams Hall

Diébédo Francis Kéré: A gathering with students.

Now I Sit Me Down

Witold Rybczynski
- | Meyerson Hall Upper Gallery

Witold Rybczynski: "What makes the history of the chair so fascinating is that it can be both a practical tool and a status symbol, part of the domestic decor and an intimate part of our everyday…