Aug 16, 2022  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DRAD 2040 - Architectural Design 4

Credit Hours: 4.00

Prerequisites: DRAD 2030 


Corequisites: DRAD 1020 

(formerly DRAD 2280)

This course is the last of the architectural design courses and an introduction of elements and methods of urban planning and design. Students will examine urban developments in history within city and community and issues arising in current urban design practice.  Analysis of design within diverse urban areas open to public use, patterns in urbanizing areas, city or town individual structures, landscape design layout, an understanding of watersheds, topography, conservation or creation of green areas, the need for the preservation of energy resources and the restructuring of inner cities , and the metropolitan edge. Emphasis is placed on design of infrastructure such as highways, streets, bicycle, pedestrian trails and open spaces, buildings, and landscape patterns that establish neighborhoods and provide the settings for community public life.  As a capstone course, students will finalize their architectural design portfolio using the best projects from all courses.

Contact Hours: 6

South campus

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