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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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ARCH 2520 - Digital Constructs 1

This course will examine and teach methods of representation and the communication of design concepts.  Skills taught will enable students to produce two-dimensional and three-dimensional digital models, as well as drawings from multiple perspectives.  Students will understand virtual environments as they pertain to model making, drawing, scale, and materiality.  Students will be introduced to digital modeling and graphic design softwares. This course is offered in the fall semester and is required of all first-year architecture undergraduates in the B.Arch. program.  Coordination of the relationship of course content to Architectural Design Studio 1 will be between the Digital Constructs 1 faculty instructor and the first-year architectural design studio coordinator and faculty.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ARCH 2530 Digital Constructs 2; corequisites: ARCH 2800 Architectural Design Studio 1.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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