GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2008
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Courses taught by Eric Howeler
01101: First Semester Core: Introduction to Design and Visual Studies in Architecture (STU 0110100)
Core Studio - 8 credits
Monday Wednesday Friday 2:00 - 6:00
Prerequisites: Enrollment in MArch I program or permission of the program director.The first of a four-semester sequence of design studios introduces students to the practice of architectural design, discussing the theoretical principles on which such practice is based.
06111 [M1]: Materials and Construction: An Introduction to Techniques, Composition and Strategies (SCI 0611101)
Lecture - 2 credits
This course is a module. It lasts the first half of the semester only.
Friday 8:00 - 11:00 Gund L32
Wednesday 10:00 - 11:30 Gund 109
Friday 11:00 - 2:00 Gund L32
Thursday 3:00 - 6:00 Gund L32
This module introduces students to the role of materials and fabrication in architecture. Properties and principles of materials are discussed in a comprehensive manner involving conceptual, philosophical, ethical and technological issues. Alternative methods of fabrication, production and construction will also be discussed in lecture and seminar format, and architectonic exercises involving material research will take place in a workshop format.