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 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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