|Certificates: Civic Engagement|
|Course Cluster: Service-Learning|
This course is a second-level architecture studio whose focus will be a single, intensive research and design project. The studio will focus on the architecture of the college campus dormitory, analyzing the historical variations of this building typology, exploring its potential currently, and putting forward design proposals grounded in precedent studies and research. A central goal of the studio will be to explore potential roles of the dormitory as a space for student life in the context of the residential college campus. As the semester progresses, additional design, representation, and production tools will be introduced and used for developing work for the project, from graphics software to the laser cutter. Additional information about the architecture studio at Wesleyan and its past projects may be found at: http://www.facebook.com/wesnorthstudio
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARST)(IDEA-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Readings relevant to topics explored in the semester project will be assigned. In addition, a sequence of theoretical texts on architecture will be introduced in order to familiarize students with the complexity of issues which have driven historical architectural debate on issues related to the semester project.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Assignments include both individual and group work in areas of research, design, and presentation. Studio assignments are cumulative and form part of a single, semester-long project undertaken by the studio as a whole. Student work will be documented and formatted into a portfolio which must be submitted at the end of the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
In addition to scheduled studio class time, there will be approximately 30 hours of scheduled fabrication/production laboratory time in the second half of the semester.
If you are interested in this course, there is a MANDATORY information session, TBA in Art Studio North Room 105 (the Architecture studio).
|Instructor(s): Huge,Elijah Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-11:30AM; Location: TBA|
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 14
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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