Fall 2020 Studios
ARCH 571 (E1), Erik Hemingway
The seventh annual AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Competition challenges students to submit projects that use a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology to enhance the environment.
ARCH 571 (E2), Tom Loew
The I-House Design-Build studio explores the design process as it directly relates to the practice of custom design and to the fabrication of a residential scale project.
ARCH 571 (E3), Sotirios Kotoulas
This studio will reimagine the city of New York in the midst of the current global pandemic and social revolution.
ARCH 572 (E1), AnnaMarie Bliss and Trina Sandschafer
This studio asks designers to consider how the architecture and space around housing structures impact a resident’s ability maintain wellness and high quality of life.
ARCH 573 (E1), Ralph Hammann
ARCH 574 (E1), Paul Armstrong
This studio explores the relationship of the skyscraper to a complex physical, social, and environmental context, while engaging issues of detail and construction in expressing architectural ideas and concepts.
ARCH 574 (E2), Aneesha Dharwadker
This graduate studio, a collaboration between Architecture and Landscape Architecture, reimagines the Urbana-Champaign campus in an era of social distancing.
ARCH 574 (E3), David Chasco
The Center for the Study of Etruscan Culture and Artifacts project will seek to confront and analyze profound issues on expectations for new urban or historic-like civic environments.
ARCH 574 (E4), Marcos Barinas-Uribe
We will target the risks of declining mangrove ecosystems in West-Central Africa, Its cultural, economic and political implications. We will study its relevance for architecture design, its social pertinence and its environmental responsibility.
ARCH 574 (E5), Rodrigo Vidal
This studio addresses planning and designing health, social, and mobility infrastructural nodes as second growth models in underserved communities in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fall 2020 Electives
ARCH 576 (AP), David Chasco
Students will engage architectural programming as a method to explore design issues and their intellectual impact on built cultural art facility projects in an urban/non-urban or academic environment.
ARCH 576 (EXP), Scott Murray
This graduate seminar focuses on the theory, design, and analysis of building envelope systems.
ARCH 576 (GDP), Aneesha Dharwadker
This graduate seminar surveys contemporary design practice on six continents, introducing students to a wide variety of scales, methods, questions, and positions that are emerging in the 21st century.
ARCH 576 (PI), Yun Kyu Yi
This course develops techniques for integrating environmental performance analysis and the design of buildings, with an emphasis on parametric methods.
ARCH 576 (SPP), Benjamin Bross
Using case studies and a selection of compelling readings, students will explore beyond form and function and dive into the production of space through the lenses of phenomenology, history (including collective memory), and sociocultural practice.
ARCH 594 (BER), Rick Strand
Learn about building energy simulation (EnergyPlus), parametric analysis of building characteristics, and current research on buildings and energy.
Fall 2020 Full Course Listing
|ARCH 171||Concepts and Theories of Architectural Design||Bliss, A.||3|
|ARCH 199||Undergraduate Open Seminar||Boubekri, M.||1-5|
|ARCH 210||Introduction to the History of World Architecture||Grossman, H.||3|
|ARCH 222||Islamic Gardens & Architecture||Ruggles, D.||3|
|ARCH 231||Anatomy of Buildings||Deutsch, R.||4|
|ARCH 273||Strategies of Architectural Design||Melgarejo de Berry, A.||3|
|ARCH 321||Environment, Architecture, and Global Health||Bollo, C.||3|
|ARCH 371||Architectural Design and Urbanism||Bartumeus Ferre, S., Bross, B., Hinders, K., Lapunzina, A., Sabate Giner, M., Serrat, S., Stallmeyer, J., Swiatek, H.||6|
|ARCH 400||Senior Honors in Architecture||Varies||1-4|
|ARCH 401||Independent Study||Varies||0-4|
|ARCH 412||Medieval Architecture||Grossman, H.||3|
|ARCH 417||Modern and Contemporary Global Architecture||Johnson. T.||3|
|ARCH 424||Gender & Race in Contemporary Architecture||Anthony, K.||3|
|ARCH 433||Design of Steel and Reinforced Concrete Structures||Aminmansour, A., Datta, A.||4|
|ARCH 434||Environmental Control Systems I||Boubekri, M., Strand, R.||5|
|ARCH 468||Overseas Architectural Studies (Barcelona)||Lapunzina, A.||3|
|ARCH 471||Fundamentals of Architectural Design||Lewis, C.||6|
|ARCH 473||Architectural Design and Performance||Brakke, A., Deutsch, R., Johnson, T., Lapunzina, A., Murray, S., Staback Rodriguez, D., Taylor, M., Yi, Y.||6|
|ARCH 481||Concepts and Theories of Architectural Design||Bliss, A.||1-3|
|ARCH 483||Strategies of Architectural Design||Melgarejo de Berry, A.||1-3|
|ARCH 491||Professional Internship||Lewis, C.||0|
|ARCH 498||Directed Research in Architecture||Varies||1-4|
|ARCH 521||Advanced Applications in the Built Environment, Architecture and Global Health and Well-Being||Bollo, C.||4|
|ARCH 536||Planning and Design of Structural Systems||Krishnan, S.||4|
|ARCH 550||Reinforced Concrete Design||Krishnan, S.||4|
|ARCH 551||Structural Analysis||Uihlein, M.||4|
|ARCH 554||Advanced Steel Design||Aminmansour, A.||3|
|ARCH 571||Design: Detail and Architectonics||Hemingway, E., Loew, T.||6|
|ARCH 572||Design: Behavior and Environment (Chicago Studio)||Bliss, A., Sandschafer, T.||6|
|ARCH 573||Design: Technology and Performance||Hammann, R.||6|
|ARCH 574||Design: Architecture and Urban Design||Armstrong, P., Barinas Uribe, M., Chasco, D., Dharwadker, A., Vidal, R.||6|
|ARCH 576||Architectural Design Seminar: Architectural Programming||Chasco, D.||3|
|ARCH 576||Architectural Design Seminar: Black Square to Black Reason||Frankowski, N., Garcia Santiago, C.||3|
|ARCH 576||Architectural Design Seminar: Experimental Envelopes||Murray, S.||3|
|ARCH 576||Architectural Design Seminar: Global Design Practice||Dharwadker, A.||3|
|ARCH 576||Architectural Design Seminar: Parametric Integration||Yi, Y.||3|
|ARCH 576||Architectural Design Seminar: Spatial Practice-Placemaking||Bross, B.||3|
|ARCH 577||Theories of Architecture||Stallmeyer, J.||4|
|ARCH 589||Ph.D. Colloquium||Boubekri, M.||1|
|ARCH 590||Directed Research||Varies||0-8|
|ARCH 591||Special Problems in Architectural History and Theory||Varies||3-4|
|ARCH 593||Special Problems in Detail and Fabrication||Varies||2-4|
|ARCH 594||Special Problems in Building Performance||Strand, R.||0-4|
|ARCH 595||Special Problems in Structural Theory and Design||Varies||2-4|
|ARCH 597||Special Problems in Architectural Design||Varies||2-4|
|ARCH 598||Specialized Architectural Practice||Varies||0|
|ARCH 599||Thesis Research (Doctoral students only)||Varies||0-16|