2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
    Aug 17, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 219 RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL SPACE PLANNING


4 Units 3 hours lecture 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: ARCH 124A 
Focuses on the theory, layout, building codes and creativity needed in designing excellent floor plans, with a special emphasis on the scale of the building and the context of the site. Anthropometrics and ergonometric studies are the starting point to human scale design. Scale and arrangement of furnishings, circulation, storage, room proportions, function and users are all brought into the equation of good design. Projects will include typical single family residential design, residential estate design, multifamily residential design, commercial design, institutional design, and parking design with focus on sustainable architectural design practices.
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