The information displayed here corresponds with the Fall 2022 Architecture & Society course. Please ask your TA if you have any questions.

POLICIES AND INFORMATION

ARC 308 Course Syllabus Fall 2022
ARC 308 Scavenger Hunt Fall 2022
ARC 308 Pecha Kucha Information Fall 2022
ARC 308 Think Sheet Information Fall 2022
ARC 308 Building List 2022

SAMPLE TESTS

ARC308 Sample Test #1.pdf
ARC308 Sample Test #2.pdf
ARC308 Sample Test #3.pdf
ARC308 Sample Final Exam

LECTURE HANDOUTS 

PART 1 – INTRODUCTION

Talk #2 – Architecture and Society—Overview
Talk #4 – Architectural Values

PART 2 – FORM IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #6 – Architecture as Sensual/Visual Experience
Talk #7 and #8 – Architecture as Intellectual/Artistic Experience
Talk #9 and #10 – Systems and Order
Talk #11 and #12 – Numbers/Mathematics/Geometry as Inspiration of Form
Talk #13 and #14 – Nature/Biology/Organisms as Inspiration of Form
Talk #15 and #16 – Synthesis—Form

PART 3 – PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #17 and #18 – Buildings and Land
Talk #20 – Geography/Topography/Ecology
Talk #21 and #22 – Structure/Materials
Talk #23 and #24 – Construction/Tectonics
Talk #25 and #26 – Architecture in Response to Climate
Talk #27 – Synthesis–Physical Considerations

PART 4 – HUMAN FACTORS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #28 and #29 – Designation and Organization of Use
Talk #31 – Architectural Determinism
Talk #32 and #33 – Humanism at a Personal Scale
Talk #34 and #35 – Humanism at the Scale of Organizations/Communities/Bureaucracies
Talk #36 and #37 – Meaning in Public Buildings
Talk #38 and #39 – Synthesis – Human Factors

PART 5 – COMBINATIONS AND SYNTHESIS

Talk #40 and #41 – Technology as a Source of Beauty
Talk #42 and #43 – Perfection and Compromise
Talk #44 and #45 – A Few Good Buildings

Course Materials