ARCH 507 - TECHNOLOGY I - THE FRAME
Long Title: TECHNOLOGY I - THE FRAME
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: The course will introduce students to historical and contemporary structures through multi-media presentations, computer-based visualizations, field trips, and hands-on experiments with materials of construction and physical models of structures. This course also addresses sustainability issues specific to structural systems such as embodied energy, life-cycle cost, and material recycling. This is the introductory course on the art and science of designing engineered structures and is the first of four required courses in the architectural technology sequence. It is intended for first year graduate students in architecture. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 207. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 507 if student has credit for ARCH 207.