Calendar

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Explanation of Semester Work and Assignment 1: “Performance Place” Assignment 1 out
2 Field Visit to Quarry

3 Talk by Joslin and Wampler / Work / Crits / Interviews

4 Review of Assignment 1: “Performance Place”, and David Whitney Talk: “Structures”

5 Give Out Assignment 2: “Homeless Shelter Place” for Teams of 5 or 6 each Assignment 2 out
6 Work / Crits

7 Work / Crits (cont.)

8 Talk by Len Thomas, Director of Cambridge Multi Service Center

9 Construction

10 Review of Assignment 2: “A Place for the Homeless” with Celebration in Great Court Assignment 3 out
11 “Individual Place” Research History of Small Houses

Start Building Site Model

First Design Pass

Site Visit

Talk by Chris Dewart on Model Making in Shop

12 Talk by Joslin and Wampler / Work / Crits

13 Visit to Frank Lloyd Wright House and may be Walter Gropius House, Picnic Lunch

14 Talk by Jen Seely: “Drawing Plans, Sections and Elevations”

15 Work / Crits (cont.)

16 Review of Assignment 3 Assignment 4 out
17 Work / Crits (cont.)

18 Work / Crits (cont.)

19 Midterm Review, Celebration and Exhibition of the “Individual Place” Project

20 Assignment 5 Explained: “A Gathering Place for Scholars” Assignment 5 out
21 First Pass and Site Visit

22 Review of Assignment 5 Assignment 6 out
23 First Design Pass with Sketch Model and Sketch Drawings

24 Talk by Anglea Watson: “Sketching while Designing”

25 Talk by Les Norford: “Ventilation / Sustainability / Light / Shade”

26 Review of Assignment 6 Assignment 7 out
27 Work / Crits (cont.)

28 Work / Crits (cont.)

29 Review of Assignment 7 Assignment 8 out
30 Work / Crits (cont.)

31 Work / Crits (cont.)

32 Talk by Rebecca Lurther: “Presentation and Portfolios”

33 Review of Assignment 8 Assignment 9 out
34 Work / Crits (cont.)

35 Review of Assignment 9 Preparation for the Final Review begins
36 Work / Crits (cont.)

37 Work / Crits (cont.)

38 Pinup of Work in Progress

39 Work / Crits (cont.)

40 Last Studio

41 Final Review

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