Art & Design
College of Visual & Performing Arts 352A
Study of sustainable building concepts, green architecture strategies, and systems development. Students learn hierarchy as it relates to spatial allocation, corporate structure, corporate image, basic commercial office codes, and commercial office furnishing/equipment. A comprehensive studio project will encompass site and environmental planning, material and system selection, and integration of technology to create spaces that are functional, aesthetically interesting, and environmentally sound.
Survey of variety of textile characteristics, finish methods, and furnishings. Emphasis is on the performance, maintenance, life cycle, costs, acoustic properties, sustainability, codes and environmental considerations, of interior finishes which are a part of the specifications process. Students learn standards and product specification-writing.
Production of a traditional printed, digital, and web-based portfolio in preparation for the job market. Documentation, organization and enhancement of previous studio projects will be included. The course will integrate students' individual design experience into a variety of media types, which will become their calling card preparing them to compete in a global market.