ARC 204, Architectural Design III (4 credits)

Course Description

Students will continue developing an understanding of the design elements Space, Scale, and Light with an additional focus on intention in design process.

Course Goals and Objectives 

  • Expand upon the concepts of the Space/Behavior response and connection
  • Increase awareness of spatial sequencing, and some of the types and kinds of spaces in the designer’s vocabulary, and the infinite ways of defining space
  • Introduce design programming, site analysis, design organization analysis, and resolution of limitations and issues
  • Understanding intention seeking and translation into form
  • Continue to expand cognitive skills with ever increasing amounts of data integrated into expression.
  • Continue to develop an individual work ethic in a creative group environment.
  • Commitment to excellence, and professionalism in presentation

Topical Outline

50% Light study/Design Process within residential context
50% Designing with Intention


ARC 103, Theory and Philosophy of Architecture

Textbooks/Learning Resources

Manipulating Spaces, Roger R. Richmond
Form, Space, and Order
, Francis Ching


Spring semester, annually

Faculty assigned 

Daelynn A. Elizabeth, Adjunct Professor of Architecture
Rosie Curtis, Adjunct Professor of Architecture