Architectural Design and Urbanism

ARCH 371 | Fall 2019
Professor David Chasco, Associate Professor John Stallmeyer, Lecturer Hugh Swiatek 


ARCH 371 is the first in a series of four required undergraduate architectural design studios. Focused on design in urban settings, the course introduces students to theoretical and practical approaches to architectural design while addressing the complexity of urban environments.

Students are introduced to urban documentation and analysis, schematic building design and site planning issues, urban zoning requirements, introductory urban design, accessibility, life safety requirements, principles of energy efficient building design, human-built environment relationships, and architectural design and presentation methods.