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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARC 205 - Built Environment and Technology I: Site Structure Material Assembly


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This course investigates the design process from site/orientation through structural systems and material details. Properties and strengths of materials are examined for the appropriate selection and specification. The class focuses on climatic zone, sustainability, and regional vernacular. Fundamental structure and construction techniques with concrete, masonry, wood, steel, and glass are explored. Students are introduced to current environmental green building rating systems and guidelines.

Prerequisites & Notes
ART 102, ARC 102, and ARC 104. Corequisite: ARC 201 or permission of instructor

(Cr: 3)