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This course's thesis is that designers who understand the art of building create good architectural details. The instructor discusses the following topics : thinking of a building as a set of systems; a method for designing architectural details; architectural details and the building process; architectural details and the problems of public safety and ethics, site design, the building envelope, and the building interior. Outside experts will review students' solutions to an architectural detailing design problem. Required Texts: Text: Ramsey and Sleeper, Architectural Graphic Standards, 9th ed., Hoke (editor); Fred Nashed, Time Saver Details for Exterior Wall Design.
|Prerequisites *||PR450 and TM423|
|Fulfills||BArch: Required, BDS-AT: Concentration Elective|
|Fall, Spring, Summer|
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