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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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ARCH 2550 - Digital Constructs 4

Building on techniques taught in Digital Constructs 3, this course will expand upon the role of technology in architecture by introducing advanced methods of design analysis and resolution. Students will learn to address issues of optimization, environmental surroundings, structure, and site by using various contemporary analytic software’s. This course is offered in the spring semester and is required of all second-year architecture undergraduates in the B.Arch. program. Coordination of the relationship of course content to Architectural Design Studio 4 will be between the Digital Constructs 4 faculty instructor and the second-year architectural design studio coordinator and faculty.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ARCH 2540 Digital Constructs 3 and ARCH 4820 Comprehensive Design Studio; corequisite: ARCH 2830 Architectural Design 4.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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