|Semester and Year||SP 2012|
|Instructor||Louise Harpman, Mitchell Joachim|
|Time||11:00 AM - 1:45 PM|
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This workshop and design lab aims to impart skills and theories essential to intelligent green design, an socio-ecological practice applicable to all materials, buildings, and infrastructure systems. The course will look broadly at types of inhabitation, including hives, webs, nests, and lodges; houses, housing, cities, and regions; and extreme environments including emergency shelters and outer-space habitats. Our objectives are grounded in understanding the architectural consequences of socially responsible and community based endeavors in urban areas. As a project-based course, students will work individually and in teams and will combine original research with design proposals. Intellectual design exercises in the beginning of the semester will prepare students for an intense focus on a current problem facing New York City. Students will be expected to present their ideas in mock-ups, scaled models, schematics, lifestyle drawings, and other forms of imaging. Thus, as they create and develop their own original design proposals, students will experiment with a variety of techniques and forms of representation. Authors may include Stephen Johnson, William McDonough, Witold Rybczinksi, Constance Adams, Ricky Burdett, Keller Easterling, Peter Hall, William Mitchell, Keith Critchlow, Ernst Haeckl, James Corner, Victor Papanek, Stan Allen, Kate Orff and others. Students must partake in both courses (Architecture and Urban Design Lab I and II) during the Spring semester.
Arts Workshops (ARTS-UG)