Sustainable Design Foundation Intensive

Study the basic principles and design elements of sustainable design thinking. Develop basic design skills; and build on the Bauhaus tradition of understanding design vocabulary, composition, form and materials. Based in a design studio approach, the class will move through a series of hand- and digital, 2D, 3D, and 4D exercises that test and question sustainable technology and performance. Each session combines a historically-based lecture, studio lab and critique of students' design projects; and includes a basic introduction to the presentation of ideas in different formats. Note: This course is part of the Sustainable Design Certificate Program. It is waivable upon portfolio approval by faculty. Please submit digital portfolio (at least 10 pieces) to prostudy@pratt.edu by 10 business days prior to the class start dates of the certificate courses below. This course can be taken individually; or it can serve as the prerequisite for the Sustainable Design certificate program. In the Fall and Spring, there is an equivalent course called "Sustainable Design Foundation." This prerequisite course is waivable... .

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