Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Survey course that covers the many facets of architecture: history, design principles, preservation, landscape architecture, building technology, and cultural factors. Led by Department faculty, the course format comprises lectures, demonstrations and discussions, film screenings, and virtual tours of museum collections and important works of architecture. Frequent guest lecturers share their specific expertise, while the broader lessons are incorporated back into the design work in Studio.

Enrollment limited to: non-architecture majors in college, high school students in 11th and 12th grades, and any individuals with a minimum of a high school diploma interested in exploring the field of architecture.

This course includes occasional evening workshops, office hours, and self-directed study time. It is part of the Introduction to Architecture Summer Program.


Concurrent registration in ARCH 1110 recommended.

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Previously offered classes

The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time.