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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  Jan 22, 2018
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ARCH 4540 - Professional Practice 1

An introduction to architectural practice as related to accomplishing design projects. An overview of professional obligations, registration and conduct, architects’ roles in project delivery, and office organization and management for delivering professional services. In-depth examination of architects’ responsibilities for health, safety, and welfare in design; building code requirements for fire protection, life safety, and accessibility; economics of building systems and assemblies; design and construction contracts; and design documentation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Corequisite: Students in ARCH 4830 Design Development are required to coregister.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.

Cross Listed: ARCH 5380 Professional Practice 1.

Credit Hours: 2

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