The information displayed here corresponds with the Fall 2021 Architecture & Society course. Please ask your TA if you have any questions.

POLICIES AND INFORMATION

ARC308 Syllabus Fall 2021
ARC308 Course Outline Fall 2021
ARC308 Policies and Information Fall 2021
ARC308 Poll Assignment Fall 2021
ARC308 Scavenger Hunt Assignment_Fall 2021
ARC308 Pecha Kucha Assignment Fall 2021
ARC308 Think Sheet Information Fall 2021
ARC308 Building List 2021

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