ARC 407 (previously ARC 420), Architectural Design VI (4 credits)

Course Description

A continuation of the design studio process with an emphasis on complex urban program and multi-unit housing

Course Goals and Objectives 

  • Continued independent responsible approach to design work
  • Understand site analysis and its potential impact on design
  • Understand program analysis and its potential impact on design
  • Understand the use of concept creating a design intention, and the representation of concept in model and drawing
  • Understand the relationship of structure to design
  • Understand mechanical systems and relationship to design
  • Understand the importance of community, and its insertion into the urban fabric
  • Understand the complexities of multi-unit typologies

Topical Outline 

50% Schematic Design
20% Site research and analysis
20% Visual communication and presentation
10% Use of diagram


ARC 306, Architectural Design V

Textbooks/Learning Resources

To be determined


Fall semester, annually

Faculty assigned 

To be determined