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ARCH 596: Seminar on the Built Environment II: Landscape and Society

(5-0) Cr. 5. S.

Prereq: ARCH 505, ARCH 545, ARCH 545L, ARCH 595 and concurrent enrollment in ARCH 506, ARCH 546, and ARCH 546L
Introduction to landscape as artifact and multi-disciplinary knowledge-base for design thinking. Literatures and methods of environmental psychology, cultural geography, landscape and architectural history and theory, site and circulation design as intersection of built infrastructural, natural, and social systems. Emphasis on sensory perception, and human movement; investigations of climate, environmental conditions, and values toward consumption and sustainability in everyday experience of the built environment.