Architectural Design: Intentions

A photo of four body drawings hung on the wall.

An exhibition of the body drawings from the class. (Image courtesy of OCW.)


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Spring 2004



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Course Description

This is the second undergraduate design studio. It introduces a full range of architectural ideas and issues through drawing exercises, analyses of precedents, and explored design methods. Students will develop design skills by conceptualizing and representing architectural ideas and making aesthetic judgments about building design. Discussions regarding architecture's role in mediating culture, nature and technology will help develop the students' architectural vocabulary.

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Paul Lukez. 4.104 Architectural Design: Intentions, Spring 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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