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Architecture Sketch Problem #1


The Architecture Sketch Problem is a one-day design exercise intended to introduce students to alternative and/or fundamental methods of approaching the work of design. The work of the Sketch Problem is completed in a communal studio setting, where students work under the direct supervision of a group of critics, and will sometimes involve collaboration as a means of encouraging students to learn from one another in an interactive design process. The Sketch Problem is graded on a Pass/Fail basis, with each student receiving an individualized written evaluation of his/her work. Students are required to pass three Sketch Problems in sequence: SKA101 / SKA7101 is taken during Segment 1, SKA202 / SKA7202 may be taken either during Segment 1 or Segment 2, and SKA303 / SKA7303 is taken during Segment 2. Each successfully completed Sketch Problem is awarded 1 credit. Non-Attendance will result in an NF grade

Credits 1 Credits
Prerequisites * SA7101 or SA7103
Co-Requisites None.
Fall, Spring


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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