Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021


ARCH 507 003 (CRN: 14736)


Department: Architecture
Instructor: Castellon Gonzalez, Juan Jose
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR HRZ 212 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 19
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 90
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 41
Enrollment data as of: 5-JUN-2023 6:24AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM W TBA TBA
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. Cross-list: ARCH 207. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 507 if student has credit for ARCH 207.