LeC # TOPICS readings
1 Course Introduction

  • Hagan, Susannah. “The Good, the Bad and the Juggled: The New Ethics of Building Materials.” The Journal of Architecture 3 (Summer 1998).
  • Frampton, Kenneth. “Seven Points for the Millennium: An Untimely Manifesto.” The Journal of Architecture 5 (Spring 2000).
2 Foundations  
3 Foundation Diagrams  
4 Introduction to Sustainable Design Issues

  • Schwartz, Joel, and Dana Joel Gattuso. “Extended Producer Responsibility: Reexamining its Role in Environmental Progress.” Reason (June 2002).
5 Architecture Structures  
6 Architecture Structures 2  
7 Quiz 1  
8 Wood 1  

  • Wood 2

Optional Readings:

  • Wood Fiber Consumption and the World’s Forests (PDF)
  • United Nations System-Wide Earthwatch: Forests - Forest Loss
  • Tucker, C., Steininger, M., and Slayback, D. “Measuring the State of the World’s Forests. An Introduction to the Scientific Analysis of Forest Cover and Forest Loss.” New York: Environmental Defense Fund, 2001.
10 Active Statics

  • Fridley, Kenneth J. “Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (March-April 2002): 91-96.
  • Haller, P, J. Wehsener, P. Offermann, G. Franzke, and T. Engler. “Reinforcement of Timber Joints with Load-adapted Textile Structures.” 
  • Wood Focus Oy. Lathi, Finland: November 7th 2001.
  • Case Study: “Glulam Beams Keep Duck Fans Dry: University of Oregon’s Autzen Stadium Renovation” APA: The Engineered Wood Association, 2002.
  • Case Study: “REI: A Store with an Environmental Conscience.” APA: The Engineered Wood Association, 1997.
  • Case Study: “Disney Ice: The Warmth of Wood Heats Up an Anaheim Ice Rink.” APA: The Engineered Wood Association, 2002.

Optional Readings:

11 Exterior Envelopes  
12 Window Technologies  
13 AL Roof System  
14 Quiz 2

Optional Readings:

15 Exterior Envelopes 2  
16 Masonry 1  
17 Masonry 2  
18 Masonry 3  
19 Metals  
20 Concrete 1  
21 Final Session