FALL SEMESTER 2021 – UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Architectural design studio introducing students to architectural programming, client-user needs, site planning, and contextual issues. Design problems explore the challenges of small commercial building typologies.
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Engage in context analysis, developing an architectural program, space analysis and other pre-design activities as generators affecting the design process
- Translate philosophical and conceptual ideas into architecture through sketching, technical drawing, and digital model making
- Interconnect pre-conceived architectural ideas and thinking with broader historical precedents, cultural developments, and context as the fundamental design skills
- Continue to develop Classical design skills and demonstrate how to incorporate classical design principles in contemporary architecture within a wide spectrum of scales
Click on the links below to download specific course documents.
- SYLLABUS / SCHEDULE (PDF)
- PROJECT 01: Beit Lehi Visitor Center
- PROJECT 02: Venice Hotel
- Gabriel, Jean-François. Classical Architecture for the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction to Design. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004. (selected readings provided by instructor)
- Ware, William R. The American Vignola: A Guide to the Making of Classical Architecture. New York: Dover, 1994. Older edition PDFs available online: (Book 1) https://archive.org/details/cu31924091026504/page/n1 (Book 2) https://archive.org/details/americanvignola00vigngoog/page/n5