RESEARCH AND PROGRAMMING

ARCH 436. RESEARCH AND PROGRAMMING (2CR.: 1LEC, 2STU)

Overview of architectural programming and pre-design stages. Review of principals, theories, methods, techniques, and tools of architectural programming. Preparation of a complete document (not less than 10,000 words in length) aiming to develop a comprehensive architectural program for a project, including assessment of client and user needs, a critical review of appropriate examples, an analysis of site conditions, a review of the relevant laws and standards and assessment of their implication on the project, and a definition of site selection and design assessment criteria.