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ARCH 10A ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in, or completion of Arch 11 and Arch 12A.
Introduction to formal visual principles through design exercises. Emphasis on developing creativity and effectiveness in communicating a comprehensive design concept. Analysis of the built environment focusing on the interaction between art and architecture and their environment. Application of investigation techniques and ideas to the analysis of built form focusing on the connection between built form and its meaning. Execution of projects using a variety of communication skills including: traditional drawing, model making, computer illustration and digital imaging. Required field trips. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0070  8:40am-   Noon W       LecLab  V100   BIRD D      
       &  8:40am-   Noon F               V103   BIRD D      
   #0068  1:00pm- 4:20pm W       LecLab  V100   BIRD D      
       &  1:00pm- 4:20pm F               V103   BIRD D      
   #1385  7:00pm-10:20pm TuTh    LecLab  V100   LEE S       

ARCH 10B DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Arch 10A, Arch 11, Arch 12A.
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of Arch 12B.
Application of three-dimensional design principles to the execution of simple architectural projects. Emphasis on developing a structured architectural design process that will lead to solutions that are firmly based on concepts. Field trips for active research and exploration of project sites. Study and application of abstract architectural theories of three-dimensional form, space, order, program and site in design projects. Required field trips. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1724  8:40am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  V100   GRIFFITH C C
   #1367  1:00pm- 4:20pm TuTh    LecLab  V100   GRIFFITH C C

ARCH 11 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE 2 Units

An exploration of architectural education and the design professions through topics such as design, drawing, contemporary philosophies of design, and theory. A study of the past, present, and future of the architectural profession and an examination of various related design professions including landscape architecture, interior design, industrial design, city planning, and urban design. Survey of the various roles these designers play in effecting the built environment as individuals and how they interrelate as a design team. Observation of significant architectural examples will present architecture as a unified expression of an architect's dream. Required field trips. Total of 36 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0607 10:00am-12:15pm F       Lecture V201   LEWIS R S   
   #2937  1:00pm- 3:15pm Sat     Lecture V100   LEWIS R S   
   #0642  2:30pm- 4:45pm M       Lecture V213   LEE S       
   #0209  7:00pm- 9:15pm W       Lecture V100   LEE S       

ARCH 12A VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS I 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of Arch 11, Arch 10A.
Development of two and three-dimensional drawing concepts, principles and techniques using mechanical and digital methods. Critically examine an iconic work of architecture through hand drawn orthographic paraline and perspective drawings as well as state of the art two-dimensional CAD drawing and three-dimensional digital modeling and rendering. Study of presentation types and how they can be utilized to communicate architectural ideas using state of the art digital imaging/illustration/composition software. Development of skill sets required in corresponding design studio courses. Required field trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0072  8:00am-10:45am TuTh    LecLab  V103   KU T        
       & 10:45am-11:45am TuTh            V103   KU T        
   #0071  1:00pm- 4:10pm TuTh    LecLab  V103   PARSON E    
       &  4:10pm- 4:45pm TuTh            V103   KU T        
   #2055  6:00pm- 9:10pm MW      LecLab  V103   PARSON E    
       &  9:10pm- 9:45pm MW              V103   KU T        

ARCH 12B VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS II (DIGITAL MEDIA) 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Arch 10A, Arch 12A.
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of Arch 10B.
Development of advanced digital communications representation techniques using state of the art computer software including: two-dimensional drawing, three-dimensional digital model building, digital rendering and digital imaging/illustration/composition. A critical examination of iconic architecture using conceptual and analytical three-dimensional diagramming of architectural systems, concepts and theory. Development of skill sets required in design studio courses. Required field trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2515  8:00am-11:45am MW      LecLab  V103   KU T        
   #1366  1:00pm- 4:45pm MW      LecLab  V103   KU T        

ARCH 14 MATERIALS AND PROCESSES OF CONSTRUCTION 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of Arch 20A.
Hands on exploration of materials and methods of construction, properties, assembly and fabrication of basic construction materials as they relate to building design. Examination of historic and contemporary architecture focusing on building materials and structural systems as they relate to design concepts. Review of the basic types of governmental regulatory constraints that architects must understand to design a building. Analysis of the basic structural forces that operate on buildings. In depth examination of the sequential processes of construction of a building. Required field trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2927  5:00pm- 6:15pm M       LecLab  V100   GRIFFITH C C
       &  9:00am-10:05am Sat             V100   GRIFFITH C C
       & 10:05am-12:20pm Sat             V100   HUANG J     

ARCH 20A ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Arch 10B, Arch 12B.
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of Arch 14.
Exploration and development of concepts through architectural issues such as site, circulation, program, building structure and enclosure. Critical examination of architectural issues and ideas discussed in the context of student projects in the design studio. Application of critical structural and building material knowledge to architectural design projects. Required field trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 162 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0074  9:00am- 3:40pm MF      LecLab  V100   GRIFFITH C C

ARCH 20B ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Arch 14, Arch 20A.
Development of principles and processes of architecture through more complex architectural design projects. Exploration of complex programmatic relationships through concepts. Comparative analysis of a broad range of architectural building types as they relate to student design projects. Examination of sustainability and environmental issues of climate and lighting and how these issues can be addressed as integral components of an architectural design solution. Field trips for active exploration of project sites. Required field trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 162 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0075  9:00am- 3:40pm MF      LecLab  V100   GRIFFITH C C

ARCH 24A HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Development of architecture from ancient Egypt through ancient Greece and Rome to Renaissance period. Influence of geography, religion and socio-economic movements on architecture. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0076  2:00pm- 4:00pm Tu      Lecture V209   BIRD D      
       &  2:40pm- 4:00pm Th              V209   BIRD D      
   #1553  5:00pm- 7:00pm M       Lecture V209   KOERNER C   
       &  5:00pm- 6:20pm W               V209   KOERNER C   

ARCH 24B HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Basis and development of modern architecture from the Renaissance to the present day; the effects of ecological, environmental and socio-economic factors on architecture; trends in environmental design. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0222  4:20pm- 6:20pm Tu      Lecture V209   BIRD D      
       &  4:20pm- 5:40pm Th              V209   BIRD D      
   #1554  7:40pm- 9:40pm M       Lecture V209   KOERNER C   
       &  7:40pm- 9:00pm W               V209   KOERNER C   

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