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POLICIES AND INFORMATION

ARC 308 Syllabus Fall 2020
ARC308 Detailed Course Schedule Fall 2020
ARC308 Policies & Information Fall 2020
ARC308 Poll Assignment Fall 2020
ARC308 Scavenger Hunt Assignment_Fall 2020
ARC308 Pecha Kucha Assignment Fall 2020
ARC308 Think Sheet Information Fall 2020

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 & Society
Talk #4 – Buildings Incorporating Values

PART 2 – FORM IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #5 – Architectural Form
Talk #6 – Form Understood Through the Senses
Talk #7 – Form Understood Through the Intellect
Talk #8 – Intellectual Expression of Form Through Complexity & Technique
Talk #9 – Systems and Order at a City Scale
Talk #10 – Systems and Order at a Building Scale
Talk #11 – Mathematical Sources of Form
Talk #12 – Buildings Based in Numbers-Mathematics-Geometry
Talk #13 – Organic Sources of Form
Talk #14 – Buildings Based in Nature-Biology-Organisms
Talk #15 – Synthesis of Form
Talk #16 – Significant Cultural Statements Made in Form

PART 3 – PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #17 – Inspiration from Physical Considerations
Talk #18 – Buildings and the Land
Talk #20 – Geography-Topography-Ecology
Talk #21 – Structures and Materials
Talk #22 – Bearing and Bending Structures
Talk #23 – Building Construction
Talk #24 – Construction Enabling Building Innovation
Talk #25 – Architecture in Response to Climate
Talk #26 – Passive Solar Design
Talk #27 – Synthesis of Physical Considerations

PART 4 – HUMAN FACTORS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #28 – Designation and Organization of Use
Talk #29 – Buildings Driven by Function
Talk #31 – Buildings that Shape Behavior
Talk #32 – Humanism at a Personal Scale
Talk #33 – Buildings that Grow Out of Humanism
Talk #35 – Communities that Embody Humanism
Talk #36 – Meaning in Buildings
Talk #37 – Communicating Indirectly and Abstractly
Talk #38 – Synthesis of Human Factors
Talk #39 – Enhancing Community

PART 5 – COMBINATIONS AND SYNTHESIS

Talk #40 – Technology as a Source of Beauty
Talk #41 – Firmness and Delight
Talk #42 – Perfection and Compromise
Talk #43 – Ignoring Some Aspects of a Building
Talk #44 – Modern vs. Post-Modern Thinking in Design
Talk #45 – A Few Good Buildings

Course Materials