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Spring 2014
May 27, 2015
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This introductory course explores the physical relationship between mankind and nature. Slide presentations, field trips and readings will outline the histories and forms of settlement patterns, landscapes and gardens, and our increasing interest in sustainable development, renewable energy and conservation. Sketching, design and model-building in landscape settings. Intended for design, history and science students. Formerly AR 2055 - Design and Nature - This introductory design course explores the relationship between natural and artificial design systems. Readings, field trips, illustrated lectures and seminar sessions outline the histories and forms of settlements and landscapes, design attitudes towards 14ture, and our increasing interests in green design strategies, sustainable urban development, environmental footprint reduction, renewable energy and conservation. Each student completes an individual research assignment, and contributes to a team design project. Intended for Visual Arts, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies and Science students. Office hours visits recommended. Required field trips and lab fee.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate, Post Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Theatre & Visual Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Environmental Policy, Environmental Science, Urban Studies

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