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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ARCH 4020 - Bedford Architecture Engineering Seminar


This interdisciplinary seminar consists of students from both the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering department. Presentation of a variety of structural typologies bears direct relation to practical experience and the necessity for constructive interdisciplinary discourse. Specific structural typologies are examined through historic and contemporary project examples that are critically deconstructed and critically analyzed with respect to their basic engineering principles and architectural concepts. Students will be exposed to the collaborative methods inherent within the architect/engineer relationship. The course consists of lectures concerning each topic, case studies and presentations of relevant projects, an interdisciplinary design project and discussion of the projects and presentations with respect to interdisciplinary discourse. Content and delivery may vary by instructor. Taught with CIVL 4020.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ARCH 2330 Strucutres 1.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.



Cross Listed: CIVL 4020.

Credit Hours: 3



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