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Preparatory subjects for thesis are listed within each of the disciplinary headings of the subject listing. For specific requirements in a degree program, consult the department’s website.

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4.100 Architecture Workshop: Form and Material Prereq: None U (IAP) 0-3-0 [P/D/F] Intensive design and fabrication workshop in which students create models and half-size prototypes that explore the characteristics of concrete and wood. Examines the behavior of these materials and their inherent structural qualities. Studies how architectural detail can impact the perception and creation of larger built structures and environments. Lab fee. Limited to 15; preference to freshmen. Architecture Design Staff 4.102 Sketching for Architects (Subject meets with 4.103) Prereq: None U (IAP) 0-3-0 [P/D/F] Introduces students to the concepts and practice of freehand drawing. Presents spatial ideas and forms found in architecture, making distinctions between representation, analysis, and expression. Explores concepts of touch, narrative and structure in depth. During site visits, students draw significant local architectural works to illustrate architectural meaning through the discipline of perceptual drawing. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Limited to 15. Architecture Design Staff 4.103 Sketching for Architects (Subject meets with 4.102) Prereq: None G (IAP) 0-3-0 [P/D/F] Introduces students to the concepts and practice of freehand drawing. Presents spatial ideas and forms found in architecture, making distinctions between representation, analysis,

and expression. Explores concepts of touch, narrative and structure in depth. During site visits, students draw significant local architectural works to illustrate architectural meaning through the discipline of perceptual drawing. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Limited to 15. Architecture Design Staff 4.105 Geometric Disciplines and Architecture Skills Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 2-2-5 Intensive introduction to architectural design tools and process, taught through a series of short exercises. The conceptual basis of each exercise is in the interrogation of the geometric principles that lie at the core of each skill. Skills covered range from techniques of hand drafting, to generation of 3-D computer models, physical model-building, sketching, and diagramming. Weekly lectures and pin-ups address the conventions associated with modes of architectural representation and their capacity to convey ideas. Restricted to level one MArch students. Architecture Design Staff 4.108 BSA Portfolio Workshop Prereq: 4.114 Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Spring) 2-0-1 [P/D/F] Covers the skills needed to design a successful portfolio that can be used to apply for internships and graduate study. Topics include design aesthetics, graphics, book assemblage, binding techniques, and various computer applications. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors. Architecture Design Staff 4.109 Complete Fabrications Workshop Prereq: None G (IAP) 0-3-6 Two-part introduction that provides students with the tools for developing complex geometries from flat components; fine-tuning press fit construction, molding and casting; and making repeatable molds for customization. First half contextualizes contemporary tools

and techniques using historical case studies of building. Second half addresses the problems of fabrication with focused exercises that create reciprocity between skills and design. Preference to first-year MArch students. J. Lavallee 4.110J Integrative Design Across Disciplines, Scales, and Problem Contexts (New) (Same subject as MAS.330J) Prereq: None U (Spring) 2-2-8 HASS-A (HASS-E) Explores the reciprocal relationships between design, science, and technology. Covers a wide range of topics, such as industrial design, architecture, visualization/perception, design computation, material ecology, environmental design and environmental sustainability. Examines how transformations in science and technology have influenced design thinking and vice versa. Students develop methodologies for design research and collaborate on design solutions to interdisciplinary problems. N. Oxman, J. M. Yoon 4.111 Introduction to Architecture and Environmental Design Prereq: None U (Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Credit cannot also be received for 4.11A 4.11A Introduction to Architecture and Environmental Design Intensive Prereq: None U (IAP) 3-3-3 HASS-A (HASS-E) Credit cannot also be received for 4.111 Provides a foundation to the design of the built environment, from the scale of the object, to the building, to the larger territory. Focuses on the shared foundations of the allied design disciplines of architecture, landscape, and urbanism, developing skills in critical thinking and analysis, spatial representation and design methodologies. Examines the larger influences of the arts and sciences on these disciplines. Through lectures and design exercises, students are provided an opportunity to establish a reference for understanding the discipline of architecture and environmental

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design, and are provided an introduction to design fundamentals and design process. M. Yoon 4.112 Architecture Design Fundamentals I Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-3-6 Provides the foundations for architectural design, introducing design logic and skills that enable design thinking, representation, and development. Beginning with spatially abstract exercises, provides studio instruction in the architectural design process. Introduces techniques for describing form, space, and architecture. Focuses on the translation of conceptual strategies into more integrated design propositions through both digital and analog means. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors. Architecture Design Staff 4.113 Architecture Design Fundamentals II Prereq: 4.111 or 4.11A; 4.112 U (Spring) 3-6-6 Focuses on the translation of conceptual strategies of form and space into more complex design propositions that engage a larger set of architectural issues, including technological, social, cultural, experiential and environmental determinants. Students work on the integration of architecture with program, structure, materiality, and site. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors. Architecture Design Staff 4.114 Architecture Design Studio I Prereq: 4.113, 4.302, 4.401, 4.500, 4.605 U (Fall) 0-12-9 Focuses on how to design in a natural or urban site through analysis of landscape and urban form. Students conceptualize design decisions through drawings and models. Working directly with materials and fabrication techniques, they gain experience in the tectonics of architecture. Several design assignments lead to a final integrated design project. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors. Mandatory lottery. J. Wampler 4.115 Architecture Design Studio II Prereq: 4.114 U (Spring) 0-12-9

an existing environment and design a built structure that fosters relationships between its intended activities and the larger urban territory and redefines the urban environment. Design project emphasizes social, cultural or civic programs. Preference to Course 4 majors. Mandatory lottery. Architectural Design Staff 4.116 Architecture Design Studio III Prereq: 4.115, 4.440 U (Fall) 0-12-9 Projects develop more advanced design skills engaging complex issues of program, site, and form. Focuses on how architecture creates environments for living, working and learning in varied settings. Integrates architectural theory, building technology and computation into the design process. Preference to Course 4 majors. Mandatory lottery. J. M. Yoon 4.119 Preparation for Undergraduate Architecture Design Thesis Prereq: 4.115 U (Fall) 1-0-2 Selection of thesis topic, defining method of approach, and preparation of thesis proposal for BSA degree in architecture. Weekly class meeting as well as individual conference with faculty. Architecture Design Staff 4.120 Furniture Making Workshop (New) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 2-2-5 Provides instruction in designing and building a functional piece of furniture from an original design. Develops woodworking techniques from use of traditional hand tools to digital fabrication. Gives students the opportunity to practice design without using a building program or code. Surveys the history of furniture making and includes site visits to local collections and artists/craftsmen. Limited to 12 students. C. Dewart

4.121 Workshop in Making and Designing Space (Subject meets with 4.122) Prereq: 4.151 or permission of instructor G (Fall) 0-6-3 4.122 Workshop in Making and Designing Space (Subject meets with 4.121) Prereq: 4.111 U (Fall) 0-6-3 Interactive architecture design workshop focuses on the logistics of designing. Examines a variety of spaces and studies space design through material exploration and building techniques. Students develop a design project by joining wood, forging and welding steel, and casting concrete. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. C. Dewart, J. Wampler 4.130 Architectural Design Theory and Methodologies (New) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-3-6 Can be repeated for credit with permission of department Studies design as an interrogative technique to examine material sciences, media arts and technology, cultural studies, computation and emerging fabrication protocols. Provides in-depth, theoretical grounding to the notion of ‘design’ in architecture, and to the consideration of contemporary design methodologies, while encouraging speculation on emerging design thinking. Topical focus varies with instructor. M. Goulthorpe 4.140J How to Make (Almost) Anything (Same subject as MAS.863J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-9-0 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject MAS.863J. N. Gershenfeld, J. DiFrancesco 4.151 Architecture Design Core Studio I Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 0-12-9 Establishes foundational processes, techniques and attitudes towards architectural design. Includes projects of increasing scope and complexity engaging issues of structure, circulation, program, organization, building systems, materiality and tectonics. Develops methods of

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Dennis. Frenchman 4. historical. Mandatory lottery process.152 Architecture Design Core Studio II Prereq: 4. Studio problems may include urbanism and city scale strategies. In-depth consideration of selected issues of the built world. IAP. The problem may be prototypical C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 71 subjects 4.153 G (Fall. In-depth consideration of selected issues of the built world. Must be taken in sequence.171 Design Workshop: The Space Between Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-2-4 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Design research into the space between and the space within buildings and cities. but is always interdisciplinary in nature. urban and architectural interventions.182 Architectural Design Workshop Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. research. Limited to second-year MArch students. climate and specific population under consideration. and design. city design.183–4. Students develop a project with a comprehensive approach to programmatic organization. Dennis. Architectural Design Staff 4. Architecture Design Staff 4.112 to 4.153 Architecture Design Core Studio III Prereq: 4.145.145 or 4. Wampler 4. and the performance of the outer envelope. cultural and programmatic material (inhabitation and human factors). man-made.163J Urban Design Studio (Same subject as 11. Berger.151 G (Spring) 0-12-9 Builds on Core I skills and expands the constraints of the architectural problem to include issues of urban site logistics. A. and research centered studies. Involves architecture and planning students in joint work. Emphasizes city form. M. 4. involving students and faculty from both schools. explore alternatives. building material assemblies. D'Hooghe 4. and social conditions. and the cultural/historical geographies of energy. J. Architecture Design Staff 4.180 Architectural Design Workshop Prereq: 4.332J) Prereq: 4. including international sites. Fitting forms into natural. to be developed over time.170 International Architecture Design Workshop Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall) 3-2-7 Can be repeated for credit Interactive design research in developing areas outside of the USA. site. as well as designing new structures looking at the space first and the object second.154 Architecture Design Option Studio Prereq: 4. D'Hooghe 4. Two related projects introduce a range of disciplinary issues.162. China. computation. programmatic and spatial complex building typologies. Assist in drawing. sustainability. modeling and constructing small buildings appropriate for the culture. material investigations and new production technologies. D. Projects require both conventional and digital techniques. involving different actors. A.185 . and landscape in existing cities. Emphasizes the clarity of intentions and the development of appropriate architectural and representational solutions. A. Supplemented by lectures and brief study tours that expose students to history and contemporary issues of urbanism in China. Spring) 0-10-11 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Offers a broad range of advanced-level investigations in architectural design in various contexts. habitation and urban housing systems. Strategies for change in large areas of cities.307) Prereq: 4.162 Introductory Urban Design Studio Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 0-10-11 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Project-based introduction to urban observation.113 or permission of instructor U (Fall. architecture in landscapes. Limited to 10. providing infrastructure and service systems. such as working with precedents.185 Architectural Design Workshop Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Addresses design inquiry in a studio format. Integrates theoretical and technological discourses into specific topics. energy load considerations. M. Focuses on urban elements. IAP. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Addresses design inquiry in a studio format. Offered every other summer in residence at Tsinghua University. students position their work with respect to a broader understanding of the environment and its relationship to society and technology. Beijing. and synthesize architecture. and long span structures. The problem may be prototypical or a particular aspect of a whole project. analysis.representation that incorporate both analogue and digital drawings and models. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. and implementation plans. enabling desirable activity patterns. IAP. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. J. exterior envelope and structure systems. Architecture Design Staff 4.181 Architectural Design Workshop Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Wampler 4. Limited to first-year MArch students. sectional and spatial proposition of the building.144 Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Design and development studio that involves architects and planners. requires individual designs or design and planning guidelines. Limited to first-year MArch students. Projects include the development and understanding of existing space in buildings and cities. J.166 Beijing Urban Design Studio (Subject meets with 11. working in teams on a contemporary design project of importance in Beijing. conceptualizing built form. Students analyze conditions. Wampler. Architecture Design Staff 4.152 G (Fall) 0-12-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Interdisciplinary approach to design through studio design problems that engage the domains of building technology. or permission of instructor G (Fall. Uses different modalities of thought to examine architectural agendas for “sustainability”. and cultural contexts. IAP. Preference to Urbanism SMArchS students. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit The design of urban environments. guiding the sensory character of development.

Students work together to integrate these design concepts at the site. Covers topics such as rainwater harvesting. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Architecture Design Staff 4. urban plan and map of operations. A.308J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 11.McDowell 2012–2013 72 . Limited to 15.308J. constructed wetlands. IAP.S10–4. or building technology. but is always interdisciplinary in nature. Wescoat ARCHITECTURE STUDIES 4. Students formulate a cohesive thesis argument and critical project using supportive research and case studies through a variety of representational media. A.216J Landscape and Urban Heritage Conservation (Same subject as 11. Spirn 4. Students study buildings and read relevant texts in order to place recent architectural projects in disciplinary and cultural context. J. Architectural Design Staff 4. Restricted to MArch students. A.314J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Workshop surveys how water affects the design of buildings. Wescoat 4.189 Preparation for MArch Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.210 Precedents in Critical Practice Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-0-6 Provides students the opportunity to develop a map of contemporary architectural practice and discourse. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4.194 Independent Study in Architecture Design Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. IAP. Spring. Architecture Design Staff 4. drawing and scripting. Spirn 4. 4. A. urbanism.S12–4.190 Practical Experience in Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 0-0-3 [P/D/F] Practical experience through summer internships secured by the student in the field of architecture. Combines the systematic study of water issues with urban design projects in South Asia and the US. program and performance. water use efficiency.016J. IAP.316J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Workshop focuses on cultural landscape heritage issues and projects in the Indo-Islamic realm. Group study in seminar and studio format.312J. functional and symbolic ways. critical traditions. landscapes and cities in aesthetic.213J Advanced Seminar: Urban Nature and City Design (Same subject as 11. Seminar examines six themes in terms of their recent history: city and global economy. Staff 4. stormwater management. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects.312J) Prereq: None G (Spring) 3-0-9 See description under subject 11.A R C H I T E C T U R E or a particular aspect of a whole project. Limited to 15. IAP. floodplain design. S14 are H-LEVEL Grad Credit. Landscape and Urban Design (Same subject as 11. Restricted to year-one MArch students.191 Independent Study in Architecture Design Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4.016J) Prereq: None U (Spring) 3-0-9 HASS-H (HASS-E).193 Independent Study in Architecture Design Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. with periodic reviews supplemented by conference with faculty and a designated committee member for each individual thesis. Summer) 3-1-5 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Preparatory research development leading to a well-conceived proposition for the MArch design thesis.211J The Once and Future City (Same subject as 11. CI-H See description under subject 11.S11 and 4. Spirn 4.192 Independent Study in Architecture Design Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall.309J) Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-0-9 See description under subject 11. A. Landscape and urban heritage inquiry goes beyond monuments and combines study of conservation theory and practice with exploration of active urban environmental design projects. 4.309J.S14 are graded P/D/F. Spirn.S14 Special Subject: Architecture Design Prereq: None U (IAP. and utopia and projection. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary work on individual or group basis. Miljacki 4. J. digital design.214J Water.212J Engaging Community: Models and Methods for Designers and Planners (New) (Same subject as 11. urban. art. and waterfront development. Architecture Design Staff 4. image and surface. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in architecture design that is not covered in the regular curriculum. wastewater reuse. and architectural/artistic conventions.215J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry (Same subject as 11. C. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. and international scales.

resettlement. Dennis 4. and resilience. A. and the generally excluded middle-income.468J) (Subject meets with 4. Dennis 4. Miljacki 4.4. 11. R.217J Disaster Resilient Design (Same subject as 11. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit Interdisciplinary projects and interactive practices in urban settlement issues as investigated by MIT's SIGUS (Special Interest Group in Urban Settlements). Goulthorpe 4. Focuses on non-traditional client groups: communities.236J Structuring Low-Income Housing Projects in Developing Countries (Same subject as 11. Ben-Joseph C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 73 subjects 4. vulnerability. E.463J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Examines dynamic relationship among key actors: beneficiaries. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. landscape synthesis. R.240J Urban Design Skills: Observing. Limited to 18.g. IAP. Interpreting. Preference to Urbanism SMArchS students. Wescoat 4.233 The New Global Planning Practitioner (Subject meets with 4.468J) Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall.315J) Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-0-6 Seminar examines the linkages between natural hazards and environmental design. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. and comparative international methods.231) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Topics vary.328J) Prereq: None G (Fall) 4-2-9 See description under subject 11.328J. Uses historical and current examples to illustrate the legal. modern and contemporary values and approaches to urban design. Engages theoretical debates about landscapes of risk. Participants generate proposals for disaster resilience through combinations of retrofit. and project administration. Limited to 15. Goethert 4.230J SIGUS Workshop (Same subject as 11. reconstruction.222 Professional Practice Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-0-3 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Gives a critical orientation towards a career in architectural practice. and the contemporary production of architectural discourse. Emphasis on cost recovery. Goethert 4. the contemporary role of the architect. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Engages those with a design and community service orientation.224 Advanced Research in Contemporary Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Students research the contemporary conditions of producing architecture. Freelon 4. M. Research projects required.221 Architecture Studies Faculty Colloquium Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 2-1-3 Presentations by faculty from different discipline groups on a theme derived from their research or practice followed by discussion. R.225 Urban Design Theory Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-0-6 Introduces theories. and funder. Methods include rapid bibliographic search..444J) (Subject meets with 4. Explores key issues confronting development practitioners. with stress on practical exercises drawn from current national and international case studies. e. concepts and precedents in urban design. P. and anticipatory design.444J) Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-0-6 Considers a new interdisciplinary paradigm of practice that regards dialogue among practitioners and users essential for efficacious and creative design and planning process. with a focus on developing countries throughout the world.232J. Emphasis on facilitating design excellence and strengthening connections between the profession and academia. user selection. Emphasizes traditional. risk analysis. J.231 SIGUS Workshop (Subject meets with 4. M.230J. government. Participation by guest practitioners. IAP.233) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit 4. Seminar embraces "operative criticism" as the key mode of generating knowledge and clarifying positions. replicability. commemorative. 11.240J .189 to 4.220 Urban Housing Seminar Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit with permission of instructor Analyzes the development of housing models and their urban implications in cities from the 17th century to the present. Requirements include active student participation and a final paper or presentation reviewing the theoretical issues raised by the colloquium discussions in the context of the research themes set by the instructors. the poor.232J The New Global Planning Practitioner (Same subject as 11. Extensive case examples provide basis for comparisons. Goethert 4. Projects vary and may focus on current crises or involve collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network and other humanitarian organizations. affordability. M. an investigative comparison of cities or tools in coping with impending rapid and massive growth and expansion. and Representing the City (Same subject as 11. ethical and management concepts underlying the practice of architecture.

244J Urban Design Seminar: New Century Cities (Same subject as 11.310J.001J. Ryan 4.264J Advanced Seminar in Landscape and Urbanism (Same subject as 11. D. tangible interventions from 1944 to 1999.301J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-0-9 See description under subject 11.303J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 6-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 11.302J. Ben-Joseph 4.255J Site and Environmental Systems Planning (Same subject as 11.274 Design Innovation for Distributed Energy Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Explores technical challenges and design opportunities in the vertical integration of energy sector materials in the built environment. Frenchman 4. Friedman 4.645.242J Advanced Seminar in City Form (Same subject as 11. McDowell 4.247J Urban Design Ideals and Action (Same subject as 11.337J) Prereq: 11. L. Frenchman.254J Real Estate Development Studio: Complex Urban Projects (Same subject as 11. Students investigate the spatial. Frenchman 4.310J) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) 3-0-9 See description under subject 11. Interdisciplinary design approach provides an understanding of the basic performance attributes and manufacturing and/or production processes of the selected energy material. Roth 4. Requirements include presentation to the seminar of a theoretical project undertaken by each student.262J Ideal Forms of Contemporary Urbanism (Same subject as 11.334J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 11.301 or permission of instructor G (Spring) 2-0-7 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 11. Vale 4. Kennedy 2012–2013 74 . C. discrete. D'Hooghe 4.311J) Prereq: 4.001 G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Covers theories about the form that settlements should take.333J. D. or permission of instructor G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Advanced seminar about an architectural approach to the problems of disurbanization. social and architectural impacts of decentralized energy distribution through the development of design proposals and proofof-concept application prototypes capable of providing measurable results. A.241J Theory of City Form (Same subject as 11. Concentrates on the origins of the modern city and theories about its emerging form. Vale 4.252 or 11.304J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 6-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 11.250J Introduction to Urban Design and Development (Same subject as 11.334J. P. D.001J) Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-0-9 HASS-H (HASS-E) See description under subject 11. Analyzes current issues of city form in relation to city-making.301J. 4.303J. Beinart 4. A. who are pursuing 'metropolitan urbanity' through a series of concrete. Studies the organization of flows and the articulation of public spaces within various projects seeking a definition of "urbanity" using analytical diagrams. Berger 4. D. S. J.331J) Prereq: 4. L. Attempts a distinction between descriptive and normative theory by examining examples of various theories of city form over time. Introduces new concepts from current research and practice for analysis by the seminar participants.302J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 11.304J. J. Focuses on texts and projects of a particular lineage of architects and planners.337J.241 G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Examines in greater depth themes from the basic subject in city form theory. Limited to 20.243J Media Technology and City Design and Development (Same subject as 11.333J) Prereq: None G (Spring) 2-0-7 See description under subject 11.253J Urban Design Politics (Same subject as 11. E.330J) Prereq: 4. Beinart. Spirn.252J Introduction to Urban Design and Development (Same subject as 11. Engages research faculty outside of the School of Architecture and Planning. Relates this architectural definition to more theoretical definitions in philosophy and anthropology.241.A R C H I T E C T U R E 4. and physical design. including the transformation of the 19th-century city and its organization. social structure. B. A.

cultural and environmental forces that affect both the development of an artistic vision and the reception of a work of art. A. Nevarez 4.294 Independent Study in Architecture Studies Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.241J to 4. Develops skills in how to communicate ideas and experiences through two-dimensional. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in architecture studies that is not covered in the regular curriculum.114 U (Fall.S25 Special Subject: Urban Housing Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. readings and debates supplement studio practice. Internships possible in all sizes of firms and in public and nonprofit agencies. IAP) 0-0-6 [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4.S24 Special Subject: Architecture Studies Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. 4.280 Undergraduate Architecture Internship Prereq: 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. Internships require full-time work for the entire IAP.ThG. Architecture Staff 4. Architecture Staff 4." Each project concludes with a final presentation and critique. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. A N D TECHNOLOGY 4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4.301 Introduction to Visual Arts Prereq: None U (Fall. Offers an index to the historic.S21 Special Subject: Architecture Studies Prereq: None U (IAP. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4.302 Introduces artistic practice and critical visual thinking through three studio-based projects: "Body Extension. IAP. varying at the discretion of the instructor. performative and process- 2012–2013 75 subjects 4. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. A. guest presentations. time-based media.S26 Special Subject: City Form Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. IAP. and through new genres. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. Students explore sculptural. C U LT U R E . varying at the discretion of the instructor. IAP.301 Offers a foundation in artistic practice and its critical analysis. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in city form that is not covered in the regular architecture curricu- lum. field trips. and see the inner workings of an everyday architectural practice.302 . Lab fee.288 Preparation for SMArchS Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Lectures. Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Students select thesis topic. video and sound art." "Shaping Time. Spring. M.292 Independent Study in Architecture Studies Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. varying at the discretion of the instructor. or performative artistic methods. site interventions and strategies for artistic engagement in the public realm. Architecture Staff C O U R S E 4 A R T. J. improve skills. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in urban housing that is not covered in the regular architecture curriculum. and prepare thesis proposal for SMArchS degree." and "Made Public. Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-D 3) Credit cannot also be received for 4.S20 Special Subject: Architecture Studies Prereq: None U (IAP.S22. three-dimensional. Staff 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. define method of approach. Architecture Studies Staff 4. Yoon 4. sculptural. Staff 4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in urban design that is not covered in the regular Architecture curriculum. Emphasizes the development of artistic approaches and methods and their analogies to architectural thinking and design practice. Aksamija. Intended for SMArchS program students prior to registration for 4. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4.299 Summer Research Topics Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary summer work on individual basis. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary work on individual or group basis. Faculty supervision on an individual or group basis. IAP. Architecture Staff 4. screenings.4.S27 Special Subject: Urban Design Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.S23 Special Subject: Architecture Studies Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.293 Independent Study in Architecture Studies Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.287 Graduate Architecture Internship Prereq: 4. architectural.123 G (IAP) 0-0-6 [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit Work in an architect's office to gain experience. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4.302 Foundations in the Visual Arts and Design for Majors Prereq: None U (Spring) 3-3-6 Credit cannot also be received for 4. This includes engaging in spatial.291 Independent Study in Architecture Studies Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall.

material and fabrication. guest lectures. readings and debates supplement studio practice. 4. readings and in-class presentations support the development of individual and collective projects. or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: U (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-3-3 HASS-A (HASS-E) Can be repeated for credit 4. readings. urbanism and contemporary art from the perspective of the artistic field. Includes examples of artistic practice along with architectural and urban approaches. Architecture. Lab fee.312) Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Introduces historical and contemporary spatial concepts for various cultures and geo-political settings. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Based on case studies. individual research.304 Art. Enrollment limited. Lab fee. Enrollment limited. Class discussions supplemented by lectures.313 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space (Subject meets with 4. discussed. inner and outer space. G. Urbonas 4.301 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Fall) 3-3-6 Engages dialogue between architecture. Aksamija 4. context and site.313) Prereq: 4. such as sculpture and installations. Investigates the notion of utopian. Art. Culture and Technology Staff 4.302. produced. Lab fee.301.303 Art. Investigates aesthetic appreciation of sound and critical awareness of the ways in which sound as an artistic practice is performed.314 Advanced Workshop in Artistic Practice and Transdisciplinary Research (Subject meets with 4. Addresses concept. science and technology. Focuses on interventions by practitioners who intertwine the three disciplines.315) Prereq: 4. Evaluates models of experimentation.320 Introduction to Sound Creations (New) (Subject meets with 4. 4.321) Prereq: 4. culture. and reflects the sociopolitical context of artistic and cultural production. Screenings. Thematically investigates ideas from early modernist practices to recent examples of contemporary production and site. Culture.330) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Fall) Units arranged Overview of participatory art practices. Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Can be repeated for credit 4.301 or permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-3-6 4. as well as the impact of site (both local and global).331) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Fall) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) 4. Green 4. listening sessions. Art. Video screenings.302. and an object's relation to the body and the environment. Enrollment limited. and critiqued. and visits by artists and other practitioners whose work is with or about sound and sonic intervention. and Urbanism in Dialogue (New) (Subject meets with 4. 2012–2013 76 . students explore and develop individual and collective exhibition concepts and alternative formats of display and dissemination. Lab fee.315 Advanced Workshop in Artistic Practice and Transdisciplinary Research (Subject meets with 4. and collaboration with other disciplines in arts. discusses the role of the curator. visiting artist presentations.304) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Fall) Units arranged 4. taken from idea to model to 3-D form.312 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space (Subject meets with 4. Practical introduction includes sessions in the Art. social and political impacts of mediated communication. Examines exhibition and other display formats of the 20th and 21st centuries as dispositif. process. and examines how they relate to artistic process and production. Spring) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Examines artistic practice as a form of critical inquiry and knowledge production. the vacuum. Explores relational qualities of spatial concepts and reflects on their producers and proponents. design.314) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. net-activism. A. architecture and design. Urbonas 4. research fellows and faculty from varying fields. Explores cultural. and field trips. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.321 Introduction to Sound Creations (New) (Subject meets with 4.303) Prereq: 4.301. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided. dystopian and heterotopian space.330 Introduction to Networked Cultures and Participatory Media (Subject meets with 4. Preference to Course 4 majors. Readings provide theoretical background. readings and discussions with guests and faculty lead to the development and realization of group and individual projects for final presentations. guest speakers from various disciplines.322 Introduction to Three-Dimensional Art Work Prereq: None U (Fall) 2-4-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Presents three-dimensional artwork. A. Supports the development and supervision of individual and collective artistic research projects between students. the void. and Urbanism in Dialogue (Subject meets with 4. and the “real” versus “virtual” space. screenings. Culture and Technology Staff 4. and Technology (ACT) Sound Studio. the in-between. field trips. screenings.331 Introduction to Networked Cultures and Participatory Media (Subject meets with 4. or permission of instructor U (Fall. and distributed. Lab fee. Studies the history of exhibitions in art. early netart. Aksamija 4. Architecture. and current online practices in art and culture. Individual and/ or group student sound projects presented.310 Contemporary Curatorial Practice Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Addresses curatorial practice as an activity that intertwines theory and practice.320) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged Introduction to sound as an artistic practice and medium. Lectures. Lab fee.A R C H I T E C T U R E oriented artistic methods. and readings supplement studio practice. Lectures. R. Additional work required of students taking graduate version. Lab fee. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. G.

361 . and discuss design exercises and experiments. Covers pre-production planning (storyboards.352) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Introduction to advanced strategies of image/sound manipulation. Art.342 Introduction to Photography and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. and provide opportunity for personal exploration. and other social media. and visits from outside professionals.Examines how online communications have altered the way in which collaboration occurs.341 U (Fall.342) Prereq: None U (Fall. and make props or objects that embody aspects of their narratives. Enrollment limited. scripting). from cell phone to 4x5 view cameras. Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) 4. traditional and experimental black-and-white darkroom printing. Art. 4.344 Advanced Photography and Related Media (New) (Subject meets with 4. Spring) 3-2-4 HASS-A (HASS-E) Fosters a critical awareness of how images in our culture are produced and constructed. Topical focus changes from term to term. Fosters visual literacy and aesthetic appreciation of photography/digital imaging as well as a critical awareness of how images in our culture are produced and constructed. Projects continuously presented and discussed in a critical forum. and examines the contemporary moment. Lab fee. both technical and conceptual.361 Performance Art Workshop (Subject meets with 4. Students implement. changes notions of authorship.350) Prereq: None U (Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Covers the technical and conceptual variables and strategies inherent in video for visual art production.330. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. critique. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4.332 Advanced Seminar in Networked Cultures and Participatory Media (Subject meets with 4. Students implement. and materiality. and digital imaging.341) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.330 or permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-3-3 HASS-A (HASS-E) 4. Equipment available for checkout. Alternates presentation and critique of student work with technical workshops and screenings. black and white darkroom printing.351) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged 4. field trips. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. perspective. space. Considers self-exploration.343) Prereq: 4.331. Students design visual forms and performative actions. J. lectures. group discussions. Lab fee. visual effects such as chroma-keying. Students work with a range of experimental techniques and camera formats. refinement of digital editing techniques. Art. Context provided by regular viewings of contemporary video artworks and other audio-visual formats. blogs. Uses video to explore perception of sound and image and how they are altered by various devices. Urbonas 4. Culture and Technology Staff 4. hybrid TV.350 Introduction to Video and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. lighting. film exposure and development. Assignments addressing a term-specific topic explore a range of traditional and experimental techniques. Students work individually and in groups to develop skills in media literacy and communication. Enrollment limited. visiting professionals. Culture and Technology Staff 4. Nevarez 4.351 or permission of instructor U (Fall) 3-3-3 HASS-A (HASS-E) 4. Culture and Technology Staff 4. sound. Jonas C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 77 subjects 4.333) Prereq: 4. readings.353) Prereq: 4. Enrollment limited. Student taking graduate version complete additional assignments.351 Introduction to Video and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. critique. Practical instruction in film exposure and development. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. performance. video capturing and editing. Emphasizes practical knowledge of professional- level software. Additional work required of those taking the graduate version. and lighting.353 Advanced Video and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. Develops advanced skills in media literacy and communications. Art.343 Advanced Photography and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. and field trips. and post-production as well as audio and sonic components. Lab fee. Lab fee. montage. Lab fee.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. Analyzes structural concepts of time. Provides practical instruction in the fundamentals of different camera formats.333 Advanced Seminar in Networked Cultures and Participatory Media (Subject meets with 4. Spring) Units arranged Introduces history and contemporary practices in artistic photography through projects.360) Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall) 3-3-6 Surveys performance in relation to media and to spatial structures imagined as settings for narrative movements.344) Prereq: 4. and the manipulation of raw experience into aesthetic form. Special consideration of sociopolitical and psychological aspects as well as questions of context and space.352 Advanced Video and Related Media (Subject meets with 4. Culture and Technology Staff 4. and gives rise to the collective. or permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Teaches skills to create networked platforms and participatory media.342 or permission of instructor G (Fall. studio lighting. Lab fee. Includes individual reviews. and discuss design exercises and experiments and develop skills in media literacy and communication.360 Performance Art Workshop (Subject meets with 4. Lab fee.303 to 4. develop technical skills. A. and all aspects of digital imaging and output. Assignments lead to a final performance project. Explores the development of new critical platforms and strategies such as independent and alternative media. Includes readings and screenings on the theoretical and historical background of performance art. Builds on the art-historical legacy specific to the moving image and video.332) Prereq: 4. social critique. Exploration centers on student-initiated term project with emphasis on conceptual and technical development. G. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.361) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit 4.

Regular presentations and critiques by peers. 4. and creates inspirational and experimental situations for designers and artists as cultural agents. and video. IAP.389 Tutorial for SMACT Thesis Prereq: 4. and external guest reviewers.394 Independent Study in Art. Culture. meaning and intention of each individual's project.371 Responsive Design Workshop (Subject meets with 4. Workshop poses critical questions. implements. and Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. Art. Art.391 Independent Study in Art. preparation of proposal. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. ACT faculty and fellows.THG G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Includes regular presentations of students' writing. Urbonas 4. Summer) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Selection of topic. Culture. Culture and Technology Staff 4. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. and how they relate to historical. and equipment is supported by relevant theoretical study. Muntadas 4. the Situationists International. and Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall.392 Independent Study in Art.393 Independent Study in Art. and Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Culture and Technology Staff A R C H I T E C T U R E 4. exposes hidden issues. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. Culture. Coreq: 4. Culture and Technology Staff 4. social. cultivate a context for their practice. Examines artists’ writing. Discusses the notion of individual and collaborative work and examines modes of communication across disciplines.370 offered for 9 or 12 units. presentations and informed discussion.390 Art. Conceptual Art. instruments. Students develop a project throughout the term for public placement during finals. and media. studies academic requirements and standards.368 Studio Seminar in Public Art/Public Sphere (Subject meets with 4. social. Art. and cultural context. supplemented by independent study and individual conferences with faculty. Culture and Technology Staff 4.4.365 Advanced Projects in Visual Arts Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Lab fee.371) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit 4. display and document their work. in comparison to temporal and critical forms of public art and action.370 Responsive Design Workshop (Subject meets with 4. documentation and display. and political issues in the urban setting in various geographies and cultures are analyzed vis-à-vis enforced public policy. group meetings and critiques by thesis class. and Technology in relation to contemporary artistic practice. Supports independent thesis research and thesis project by providing methodology and focus supplemented by regular individual conference with thesis committee members. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary work on individual basis. Restricted to SMACT students. Aesthetic. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Historical models include the Russian Constructivists. Discusses artistic practice as method of critical inquiry. Development of projects to create working tools. Regular group meetings. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Culture and Technology Staff 2012–2013 78 . and recent interventionist tactics and artistic strategies. definition of method of approach. interpretation. Restricted to second-year SMACT students.370) Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Addresses design media and technology as both ethical and aesthetic practice. and Technology Studio Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. critical design.366 Advanced Projects in Visual Arts Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Spring) 2-4-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Can be repeated for credit Investigates conceptual and formal issues in different media or between media such as sculpture. Students develop projects in which they organize research methods and goals.367) Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-3-6 HASS-A (HASS-E) Focuses on the production of artistic intervention in public space beyond the gallery/ museum context. Readings assigned to help assess the understanding. Considers methods of investigation.368) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit 4. and meaning. Culture. Lab fee. Art. Culture. Spring) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Addresses inquiry and debate about Art. Explores issues of representation. IAP. IAP. Restricted to first-year SMACT students. G. and explore how to successfully explain. and development of outline for thesis. IAP. Culture.367 Studio Seminar in Public Art/Public Sphere (Subject meets with 4. Art.388. Traditional forms of commemoration are examined. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. photography. including peer reviews. A.388 Preparation for SMACT Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring. and Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.

energy-efficient architecture and building technology. Multi-node and multi-zone models. Stability of multiple equilibrium solutions. analysis and application of technologies that support the construction 2012–2013 79 subjects 4. interior space. Glicksman. air/water/vapor mixtures. Design implications for performance and gathering spaces. Calculus II (GIR) Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Fall) 3-2-7 REST Design-based introduction to energy and thermo-sciences.411J D-Lab Schools: Building Technology Laboratory (Same subject as EC. Measurement techniques within real buildings.S31 Special Subject: Art. Through group and individual projects.401 Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Describes interactions between people and sound. and structural design. Analysis of displacement ventilation. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4.51 Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 2. Culture. air conditioning components and processes. 4. thermal comfort.005.427J Analysis and Design of Heating.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (Same subject as 1. Strategies include daylighting. indoors and outdoors. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects.4. Norford. and Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Emphasizes the calculation of heating and cooling load in order to size and control suitable HVAC equipment and estimates its energy consumption. Covers in detail building enclosure.S34 Special Subject: Art. and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. Ochsendorf 4. Use of computer modeling techniques. Building Technology Staff C O U R S E 4 BUILDING TECHNOLOGY 4. K. Culture. ventilating.and buoyancy-controlled natural ventilation. and examples of innovative technologies. K. L. energy efficiency and daylight availability throughout the design process. Case studies illustrate ways to improve education around the world.401 Architectural Building Systems (Subject meets with 4. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Reinhart 4.52J) Prereq: 2. L. Norford 4. and Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Offered for 9 or 12 units.S30 Special Subject: Art.431 Architectural Acoustics Prereq: 4. Studies leading order factors in building energy use.006 or 4. Glicksman 4.42. R. Covers introductory thermodynamics. and uses this information to develop acoustical design criteria for architecture and planning.430 Daylighting Prereq: 4. L. and Technology Prereq: None U (IAP. with an emphasis on the role light can play in shaping architecture. Promotes the integration of occupant comfort. Reviews technologies for response to climate. students practice design techniques. propagation.423J Architectural Thermal and Fluid Dynamics (Same subject as 2. Culture.A33 Special Subject: Art. Ventilating. and power and water distribution systems.461) Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-2-7 Introduction to modern architectural systems and the materials and construction of their components and assemblies. L. passive and active heating and cooling. Principles of sound generation.713J) Prereq: Physics I (GIR).401 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Studies natural and electric lighting in an architectural context. improved indoor air quality via natural ventilation. intelligent systems integration. reflection. Includes one or more site visits. they also underscore barriers and their potential impact. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. Uses both manual and computer methods.42 Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Explores the fundamentals of heating. indoor air quality. Art.365 to 4.044J. with applications to sustainable. or 2. and computational fluid dynamics. Culture. L. Norford. and transmission. Calculus I (GIR) U (Fall) 2-3-7 Institute LAB Focuses on the design. circulation and conveyance systems. 2.431 . L.25 Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-2-7 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Application of heat transfer and fluid dynamics to airflows within buildings.424J Modeling and Approximation of Thermal Processes (Same subject as 2. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Analytic models of coupled flow and heat transfer for wind. Includes several building design projects in which students creatively employ energy fundamentals and building energy use. and reception. C. jet flows and diffusers.661J) Prereq: 2. to high dynamic range photography and physical model building. K. Prepares students to design or retrofit school buildings with an educational NGO that is partnered with communities and educational organizations. Glicksman 4. Use of similitude in laboratory scale models. Glicksman 4.S32–4. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in visual arts that is not covered in the regular curriculum. J. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.52J. L. Culture and Technology Staff of cheaper and better performing schools in developing countries. appropriate material selection. passive heating and cooling. lighting and acoustics. Students present their designs and/or implement retrofits during an optional IAP site visit. C.67J) Prereq: 2. Topics include psychrometrics. and Air Conditioning Systems (Same subject as 2. and heat transfer. Properties of materials for sound absorption. outdoor design conditions.66J) Prereq: Physics I (GIR). Reinhart 4. from evaluating daylighting in real space and simulations. and Technology Prereq: None U (IAP. structure. R.

J. Includes environmental assessment of structural systems and materials. Topics include climate. Emphasizes practical applications for environmental design through analysis of precedent buildings and design projects. and power and water distribution systems. L. 4. J. structural stability and occupant comfort into the design process.462 Building Structural Systems I (Subject meets with 1.463 Building Structural Systems II Prereq: 4.444) Prereq: None G (Spring) 3-0-6 Technical and historical study of structures in architecture and engineering. J.819J. urban heat island effects.472 Design Workshop for a Sustainable Future (Subject meets with 4. neighborhood walkability.151.445) Prereq: None U (Spring) 3-0-9 4. preference to Course 4 majors and minors. and environmental implications of building. Course is driven by student research proposals. Staff 4. and outdoor comfort. concrete. such as energy-efficiency. In laboratory sessions. such as shading of neighboring buildings. concrete. and high-rise buildings. Ochsendorf.461 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Fall) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Focuses on strengthening the link between design and technology with an emphasis on sustainability concepts. The contemporary exterior envelope is discussed with an emphasis on the classification of systems. and advanced manufacturing technologies. Students use emerging digital techniques to analyze and influence building energy use. intelligent systems integration. 4.473) Prereq: 4. Previous student projects have researched Gothic flying buttresses. 4. masonry. active and renewable energy systems.401. and an introduction to tensile systems. Emphasizes the development of structural form and the principles of structural design. Ochsendorf 4. Covers in detail building enclosure. efficient material use. Limited to 16. and iron train stations. 4.440. Group work focuses on the design of a sustainable.464 Energy in Building Design Prereq: 4. Ochsendorf 2012–2013 80 .056J. their performance attributes. expanding to include more complex determinate. lighting and acoustics.411 or 4. Adams 4. masonry. heat flows through building materials. students solve structural problems by building and testing simple models.111. and metal. Graduate and undergraduate students have separate lab sections. large-scale neighborhoods. concrete and steel applied to long-span roof systems. or permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-2-4 Addresses advanced structures. natural ventilation.440J) Prereq: 4.433 Modeling Urban Energy Flows (New) Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-2-4 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Studies energy flows in and around groups of buildings from individual structures to complete. and high-rise systems. E. and localized wind patterns. Introduces theories behind resource-efficient built environments and how they can enhance the design process. Laboratory to solve structural problems by building and testing simple models. Introduces design methods for timber. J.472) Prereq: 4. structure. circulation and conveyance systems. L. Focuses on the design and assessment of historic structures in masonry. passive. thermal comfort. Presents design methods for timber. Ochsendorf 4. long-span.461 Architectural Building Systems (Subject meets with 4. Ochsendorf 4. Ochsendorf 4. Fernandez 4. J. Glicksman. bridges.42 Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Fall) 3-0-6 Can be repeated for credit 4.A R C H I T E C T U R E 4. Reviews technologies for response to climate. Students explore ways to effectively integrate building performance goals. indeterminate. wooden covered bridges. Emphasizes the development of structural form and the principles of structural design.461 or permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-2-4 Introduces the design and behavior of largescale structures and structural materials. passive and active heating and cooling.401 or permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-3-6 REST Introduces the design and behavior of largescale structures and structural materials.819J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 2-0-4 H-LEVEL Grad Credit See description under subject 1.462) Prereq: Calculus II (GIR).401) Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-1-5 Introduction to modern architectural systems and the materials and construction of their components and assemblies. timber. and high-rise buildings. 4. bridges.447J Design for Sustainability (Same subject as 1. Includes environmental assessment of structural systems and materials.444 Analysis of Historic Structures (Subject meets with 4. Connor. J. Additional work required of those taking the graduate version. 4.463 or permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-2-4 Presents concepts and methods for energy-efficient and environmentally responsible building design. Continues the exploration of structural elements and systems. Topics include reinforced concrete. steel and engineered-wood design. interior space.462. Norford 4. Roman aqueducts. exterior envelopes.473 Design Workshop for a Sustainable Future (Subject meets with 4. J.445 Analysis of Historic Structures (Subject meets with 4. mixed-use urban neighborhood that successfully engages microclimatic effects. Graduate and undergraduate students have separate lab sections. and steel applied to long-span roof systems. and contemporary production technologies.440J Building Structural Systems I (Same subject as 1. J.056J) (Subject meets with 4. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.

4. structures. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. building systems analysis and control. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. Explores the urban built environment. Spring.476) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged Workshop reinterprets the function and application of various emerging building materials used in contemporary architectural construct. daylighting.476 Emergent Materials (New) (Subject meets with 4.42 Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Spring) 3-0-6 4. urban mobility. alternative urban scenarios that offer practical and effective potential for greater resource efficiencies. 4.488 Preparation for SMBT Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. design and analysis projects. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Selection of thesis topic. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in building technology that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary work on individual basis. definition of method of approach.S41 Special Subject: Building Technology Prereq: None U (IAP. Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Selection of thesis topic. Building Technology and Architecture Design Staff 4.461 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Focuses on understanding and assessing the resource intensity of urban centers. Additional work required of those taking the graduate version.401. Independent study supplemented by individual conference with faculty. Fernandez. Building Technology Staff C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 81 subjects 4. Introduces key concepts from ecological economics. and preparation of thesis proposal.to three-week sessions that consider topics through readings. R. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. IAP. Organized as a series of two. IAP. definition of method of approach. Independent study supplemented by individual conference with faculty.481 Building Technology Seminar Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 2-0-1 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Introduction to ongoing research activities in building technology and development of student research projects.S42–4. and other important alternative modes for production and consumption.S40 Special Subject: Building Technology Prereq: None U (IAP.4. IAP. Building Technology Staff 4. Readings establish what is considered state-of-the-art and support the making of material prototypes.492 Independent Study in Building Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. Glicksman. building energy uses. Fernandez 4. varying at the discretion of the instructor. 4. and student presentations. decentralized infrastructure.475 Design for Sustainable Urban Futures (Subject meets with 4. and urban economics and ecology. while surveying the state of global resource extraction and consumption. Topics drawn from indoor air quality and thermal comfort.489 Preparation for Building Technology PhD Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Building Technology Staff 4.S44 Special Subject: Building Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. L.A43 Special Subject: Building Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. IAP. Reinhart 4.491 Independent Study in Building Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. Lectures address themes of resource efficiency and material selection within the context of emerging areas of research. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. L. J. J. C. Building Technology Staff 4.477 Emergent Materials (New) (Subject meets with 4. discussions.111.411 or 4. Students develop focused. Norford.474 Design for Sustainable Urban Futures (Subject meets with 4. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.493 Independent Study in Building Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.474) Prereq: 4.494 Independent Study in Building Technology Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Ochsendorf. 4.477 offered for 9 or 12 units. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects.S44 . Spring. J. IAP.151.433 to 4.475) Prereq: 4. IAP. and preparation of thesis proposal.477) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Spring) 3-3-6 4. and new building materials and construction techniques.

Sass 4. analysis. Sass 4. Presents the process of design and construction. and on-campus and videoconference lectures. Students design a small building using computer models leading to a full package of physical and virtual materials. Nagakura 4. Focus on the exploration of space. varying at the discretion of the instructor. construction and fabrication practices through case studies. L.562) Prereq: 4.500 U (Spring) 2-2-8 Introduces fundamental ideas of computer programming and demonstrates their application to the process of visual and spatial design. or permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-2-7 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Addresses contemporary construction systems and technologies. evaluating their conditions. rapid prototyping. T.S46 Special Subject: Energy in Buildings Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.S48 Special Subject: Structural Design Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Presents the process of design and construction.A R C H I T E C T U R E 4. starting with CAD/CAM and ending with rapid prototyping of building components fabricated from CAD files.S45 Special Subject: Building Construction Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.560. and processing formal data for prototyping. Includes modeling and making exercises. L. Building Technology Staff COMPUTATION 4.and placemaking through the use of computer rendering and design construction through CAD/CAM fabrication.501) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-3-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Introductory subject in advanced computing. Workshop introduces advanced visualization software and teaches exploration of spatial expressions in motion graphics format. Surveys digitally founded professional engineering. Teaches methods for algorithmically modeling visual and spatial forms. rapid prototyping. and practical applications of geometry and digital modeling used to realize built complex forms.500 or permission of instructor U (Fall) 2-2-8 Advanced projects in architectural visualization with an emphasis on the use of computer graphics animation and video production media. Building Technology Staff 4. Focuses on the relationship between design and various forms of computer modeling/CAD CAM tools for material output. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in building construction that is not covered in the regular curriculum. shop visits. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.510 Digital Design and Fabrication (Subject meets with 4. varying at the discretion of the instructor. prototyped models. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. and CAD/CAM fabrication for architects. and to write codes that produce graphic solutions. case studies. rendering.504 Design Scripting (Subject meets with 4. L. using CAD files for construction. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. using CAD files for construction. and fabrication. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in energy in buildings that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors. rendering. Begins with CAD/CAM and ends with rapid prototyping of building components fabricated from CAD files. Each exercise requires a student to articulate computational tasks in the context of a design. Limited to 20.510) Prereq: 4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in architectural lighting that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Shelden 2012–2013 82 . Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. D. T. manufacturing. from computer generated drawings to rapid. Proceeds through a sequence of scripting exercises in application programming environments.500.501 Digital Design and Fabrication (Subject meets with 4.564) Prereq: 4. and digital fabrication. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Building Technology Staff 4. building interface. and other design tools. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in structural design that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors.500 Introduction to Design Computing Prereq: None U (Fall) 2-2-8 Introduces students to architectural design and computation through the use of computer modeling. Taught in phases. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Sass 4. and a final project that addresses digital system design. Nagakura 4. Focuses on the relationship between design and various forms of computer modeling/ CAD CAM tool for material output. Building Technology Staff 4.500 U (Spring) 3-3-6 Introduces advanced computing. Students review and discuss selected literature and video materials on architecture and film. 4.S47 Special Subject: Architectural Lighting Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.503 Advanced Visualization: Architecture in Motion Graphics (Subject meets with 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. varying at the discretion of the instructor.517 Digital Fabrication and Construction: Professional Applications Prereq: 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. and CAD/CAM fabrication for architects.

and artificial intelligence. applied exercises.503) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 2-2-8 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Advanced projects in architectural visualization with an emphasis on the use of computer graphics animation and video production media. including art and design.523 Visual Computing II (Subject meets with 4. Can be repeated with permission of instructor. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Additional work required of graduate students. IAP. and color grammars.562 Advanced Visualization: Architecture in Motion Graphics (Subject meets with 4. Spring) Units arranged H-Level Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Opportunity for exploration of a topic in computation through research-focused design projects or exercises. and other design tools. Initiates intellectual explorations in the use of computation in research projects and design practices. rendering. Computation Staff 4. and simulations. Shapes in the algebras Ui j. Knight 4. Nagakura C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 83 subjects 4. philosophy. history and philosophy of science. Introduces advanced visualization software and teaches exploration of spatial expressions in motion graphics format. Rules and computations.522 Visual Computing II (Subject meets with 4. T. Presents material through lectures and in-class. G. and to write codes that produce graphic solutions. shape calculation. shape and structure. and in algebras formed as composites of these. These include parametric grammars and parametric design. T. T. Topics include modeling. demonstrations. 4. Each exercise requires a student to articulate computational tasks in the context of a design. Focuses on shape grammar applications. Spring) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit See description under subject MAS.541 or permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit An advanced examination of the shape grammar formalism and its relationship to some key issues in a variety of other fields. through presentations of past applications and through short student exercises and projects.550 Workshop in Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall.S45 to 4. K.564 .520) Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-0-6 Introduces a visual-perceptual. linguistics and psychology. Students review and discuss selected literature and video materials on architecture and film. designs. and processing formal data for prototyping.521 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Introduces advanced topics in shape grammar theory and applications.520 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Spring) 3-0-9 4. logic and mathematics. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Covers grammar fundamentals through lectures and in-class. Knight 4. Discusses generalizations of the shape grammar formalism that provide alternative ways of computing and representing designs.521 Visual Computing I (Subject meets with 4. parallel grammars. prototyping. IAP.552–4.540 Introduction to Shape Grammars I Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-0-6 An in-depth introduction to shape grammars and their applications in architecture and related areas of design. Proceeds through a sequence of scripting exercises in application programming environments.553 Workshop in Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.523) Prereq: 4. Teaches methods for algorithmically modeling visual and spatial forms. Restricted to first-year MArch students. theories. evaluating their conditions.541 Introduction to Shape Grammars II Prereq: 4. generative methods.564 Design Scripting (Subject meets with 4. Topics vary from year to year.522) Prereq: 4. Nagakura 4. in the algebras Vi j and Wi j incorporating labels and weights. Rules and computations. Stiny 4.504) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) 2-2-8 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Introduces fundamental ideas of computer programming and demonstrates their application to the process of visual and spatial design. building interface. Additional work required of students taking graduate version.557J New Urban Village: Mobility-on-Demand (Same subject as MAS. Student presentations and discussion of selected readings are encouraged. Stiny 4.520 Visual Computing I (Subject meets with 4.542 Background to Shape Grammars Prereq: 4. Includes an introductory component on shape grammars for students new to the area. Introduces selected academic and professional topics through lectures. Designs.105 G (Spring) 3-2-4 Addresses fundamental methods. in the algebras Vi j and Wi j incorporating labels and weights. Shape and structure. rule-based approach to design using shape grammars.552J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Nagakura 4. literature and literary studies. manufacturing.520. T. Registration subject to prior arrangement of topic and supervision by staff. and practices that engage computing in the context of spatial design. and small assignments. T. from stylistic analysis to creative design.521) Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-0-9 4. Larson 4. Presents computer programs for automating shape grammars.4. Shapes in the algebras Ui j. and in algebras formed as composites of these.561 Introduction to Computation in Architecture Prereq: 4.552J. exercises. G.540 G (Spring) 3-0-6 H-LEVEL Grad Credit An in-depth introduction to shape grammars and their applications in architecture and related areas of design. Stiny 4. G.

S55 Special Subject: Digital Fabrication Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. T. IAP.580 Inquiry into Computation and Design Prereq: None G (Fall) 3-0-9 Explores the varied nature and practice of computation in design through lectures. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. Spring. IAP. and preparation of thesis proposal in computation. Nagakura 4.A R C H I T E C T U R E 4. Computation Staff 4.S52 Special Subject: Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. readings. IAP.581 Proseminar in Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Topics may vary from year to year. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Develop independent projects in the study of digital media as it relates to architectural design.594 Independent Study in Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.591 Independent Study in Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. T.582 Research Seminar in Computation Prereq: 4. motion graphics. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. G. design knowledge representation and media interface. Aims to help students develop a critical awareness of different approaches to and assumptions about computation in design beyond the specifics of techniques and tools. modeling and visualization. discussions. T.562. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary work on individual basis. Computation Staff 4. Knight 4. Computation Staff 4. T. and to open avenues for further research.S51 Special Subject: Architectural Computation Prereq: None U (IAP. Topics include literature search.593 Independent Study in Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. and short writing exercise. Spring. small projects.580 or permission of instructor G (Fall.564. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. definition of method of approach.S53 Special Subject: Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Spring) 3-0-9 [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Introduction to traditions of research in design and computation scholarship. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in computation and design that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Spring) 3-0-0 [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Group discussions and presentation of ongoing graduate student research in the Computation program. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. Knight. 4. Nagakura 4. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in computation and design that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in computation and design that is not covered in the regular curriculum. thesis structure and typologies. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. precedents examination.592 Independent Study in Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall.589 Preparation for Design and Computation PhD Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4.S54 Special Subject: Architectural Computation Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.566 Advanced Projects in Digital Media Prereq: 4.587 SMArchS Computation Pre-Thesis Preparation Prereq: 4. and guest visits by Computation group faculty and others.583 Forum in Computation Prereq: Permission of Instructor G (Fall. Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Selection of thesis topic. Students propose a project topic such as digital design tool. IAP. Requires original research and presentation 2012–2013 84 .S56 Special Subject: Shape Grammars Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Independent study supplemented by individual conference with faculty. Computation Staff 4. or permission of instructor G (Fall. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. IAP. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Stiny 4. Computation Staff 4. Summer) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Computation Staff 4.221 or permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-3 [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Preliminary study in preparation for the thesis for the SMArchS degree in Computation.S50 Special Subject: Architectural Computation Prereq: None U (IAP. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit In-depth presentations of current research in design and computation.

614 Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-0-9 HASS-A (HASS-D 3) Introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents — Asia. cultural. CI-H Visual perception from neurological. and intellectual environments. Studies a number of representative examples from the House of the Prophet to the present in conjunction with their social. or professional. military. graphic arts and sculpture from the Renaissance to the present. and artistic vantage points. history.606 Visual Perception and Art Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Fall) 3-2-7 HASS-A (HASS-E). political. Africa.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture Prereq: None U (Spring) 4-0-8 HASS-A (HASS-D 3). whether they be cultural. caricature. field trips. HTC Staff 4. and from logotypes to moving images. C.645 or permission of instructor G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Studies the interrelationship of theory. Analysis the effects of politics. Lectures. History of architecture with an urbanist perspective that stresses the cultural and political context from which building arises. Topics range from ritual space to forensics to machine-aided vision (cameras. S. N. residential. radar devices. Emphasis on critical reading and viewing and direct tutorial guidance. and to investigate the plural meaning of artworks within the larger contexts of culture and history.601 Introduction to Art History Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-2-7 HASS-A (HASS-D 3) Introduction to the history and interpretation of western art that explores painting. and written essays develop tools of visual analysis and interpretation. and practice.613 Civic Architecture in Islamic History (Subject meets with 4. T H E O R Y AND CRITICISM OF ARCHITECTURE AND ART 4. oral presentations. M. television. and "primitive" art. and their possible models and regional transformations. Computation Staff H I S T O R Y. Designed to develop critical tools used in the analysis and appreciation of architecture for its role in creating the intellectual environment in which we conduct our lives. Jarzombek 4. performance and video. comics.603 Analysis of Contemporary Architecture (Subject meets with 4. fashion. Subject includes trips to local museums.609 Seminar in the History of Art and Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Spring) 3-0-9 Examination of historical method in art and/or architecture focusing on periods and problems determined by the research interest of the faculty member leading the seminar. Anderson 4. and Europe. folk art. philosophical. Students analyze these buildings through drawing. Focuses on the way artists use the tension between fine art and mass culture to mobilize a critique of both. Emphasis placed on buildings and works of individual architects. Jones 4. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. photography. Jones 4. Presents Islamic architecture both as a full-fledged historical tradition and as a dynamic and interactive cultural catalyst that influenced and was influenced by the civilizations with which it came in contact.of oral and written reports and/or design projects.604) Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-0-9 HASS-A (HASS-E) 4.603) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) Units arranged Explores pivotal events and buildings that have shaped today's understanding and approach to contemporary architecture. Site visits used to help evaluate a building's significance or lack thereof.604 Analysis of Contemporary Architecture (Subject meets with 4.614 . aesthetic. commercial. Rabbat 4. Examines objects of visual art. Students examine aspects of visual culture ranging from body adornment to public spaces. Rabbat C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 85 subjects 4. religion and technology on the formation and development of Islamic architectural traditions. architecture.605 Introduction to the History and Theory of Architecture Prereq: None U (Spring) 4-0-8 HASS-A (HASS-D 3) Provides an outline of the history of architecture and urbanism from Ancient Egypt to the present. Enrollment limited. Preference to Course 4 majors. culture. Engages diverse methodological perspectives to examine changing conceptions of art and the artist. as given from a practicing architect's perspective. governmental. and landscape architecture in the Islamic world from the 7th to the 21st century. prints. N.611 Civic Architecture in Islamic History (Subject meets with 4. Extensive discussion. C. reading. HTC Staff 4. Analyzes buildings as the products of culture and in relation to the special problems of architectural design. Jarzombek 4. and writing. M.611) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: U (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-9 HASS-A (HASS-E) In-depth review of palatial. from classical antiquity to today. modeling. Topics and examples are chosen from a wide range of materials. varying at the discretion of the instructor. These objects are viewed in their interaction with advertising. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided. sculpture.566 to 4.613) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered Units arranged 4. CI-H Introduction to modern art and theories of modernism and postmodernism.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and At Present Prereq: 4. robotic scanners). including painting. but as touching on many issues. graffiti. Provides a general framework in which to understand contemporary architectural design and to build a visual vocabulary to help communicate more effectively about design. Looks at theory not as specialized discourse relating only to architecture.

Bozdogan 4. N.617 Issues in Islamic Urbanism Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Seminar on selected topics from Islamic urbanism. social.621 Orientalism and Representation Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Seminar on the historiography and politics of representation with special focus on Orientalist traditions in architecture. Examines patterns of settlement. and economic center that influences Africa and the Arab and Islamic world.A R C H I T E C T U R E 4. J. Discusses the leading factors in shaping and transforming urban forms. N. and connects time to their Islamic and Mediterranean architectural and cultural contexts. along with their contemporary significance for cultural heritage conservation and design. planning. formal. and reproduced. the relationship of architecture to the new visual culture. Challenges the tacit assumptions and biases of standard studies of Islamic architecture and addresses historiographic and critical questions concerning how knowledge of a field is defined. Rabbat 4. cultural landscapes. and Design Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Seminar focuses on environmental design in the Mughal empire of South Asia. Limited to 15. H. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. and images that informed the crosscultural encounters between Europe and the "Orient" from Antiquity to the present. Wescoat 4. and social and civic attitudes. N.635) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Fall) Units arranged 4. cities. Critically analyzes pivotal texts. and the role of architecture in the culture and society of Renaissance Italy. Narrates the history of the city from initial settlement (640s) to the present.” Research paper or design project required.623 Mughal Landscapes: History. Discusses how political and ideological attitudes and religious beliefs informed both the construction and reproduction of Western knowledge about the Islamic world as well as the revisionist "Oriental" self-representations. art. reviews its urban and architectural developments. Topics include the formation and development of the modern classical style. policy.615) Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Studies Cairo as a major cultural.616 Selected Topics on Culture and Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Seminar on how culture interacts with architecture with a focus on Islamic architecture.605 Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Fall) 3-0-9 HASS-A (HASS-E) A history of architectural design. and iconographic concerns to include an assessment of disciplinary. produced.619 Historiography of Islamic Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Critical review of literature on Islamic architecture in the last two centuries. architectural practice. Highlights the major figures in the field and analyzes the cultural and disciplinary background. literature. and cultural factors.634) Prereq: 4. J. Draws together faculty and students who are working on water-related research projects to develop and maintain a broad and current perspective on the field. and design. and scholarship. Friedman 2012–2013 86 . projects. N. cultural and economic structures.618 The Architecture of Cairo (Subject meets with 4. Critically analyzes the body of literature subsumed under the term “Islamic city.618) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Spring) 3-0-9 HASS-A (HASS-E) Studies Cairo as a major cultural. Critically reviews methodologies and theoretical premises of studies on culture and meaning. and Afghanistan. design imperatives. and connects time to their Islamic and Mediterranean architectural and cultural contexts. and political territories. Rabbat 4. Wescoat 4. a dynasty of Central Asian origins that extended over the current territories of India. the role of architecture in the transformation of the political structure of Italy. political. Narrates the history of the city from initial settlement (640s) to the present. Rabbat 4. Rabbat 4. and the Arab and Islamic world. the new techniques of architectural drawing. development and architectural production in various places and periods ranging from the formative period in the 7th century to the new cities emerging today.615 The Architecture of Cairo (Subject meets with 4. Establishes historical and theoretical frameworks for investigations of chosen period and/ or domain. Rabbat 4.634 Renaissance Architecture (Subject meets with 4. Analyzes architecture as a conveyor of messages that transcend stylistic. S. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. political. reviews its urban and architectural developments. Graduate students are expected to complete additional assignments. political. Heritage.625J Water Reading Group (Same subject as 11.635 Renaissance Architecture (Subject meets with 4.378J) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Interdisciplinary focus on water in environmental history. and economic center that influences Africa. especially in the Persian Gulf. Research paper required. Bangladesh. N. Pakistan. Limited to 15. Topics include gardens. ideological. D. urbanization.

647 Technopolitics. and Globalism in Modern Art (Subject meets with 4. Seminar offers a construction in the discipline of architecture parallel to the epistemology cast by Imre Lakatos. mainly the 20th century. Jones 4. K." Installation art is viewed from a historical perspective. Dutta 4.672) Prereq: 4. aesthetic.673 Installation Art (Subject meets with 4. Seminar attendance. Participants explore and present notable positions within the discipline in modern times.4. and design approaches to architectural problems encountered in the age of industrial and post-industrial expansion across the globe. environmental.671 Nationalism.644 19th-Century Art (Subject meets with 4. mass culture.644) Prereq: None U (Spring) 4-0-8 HASS-A (HASS-E) 4.646 Research Programs in Modern Architecture Prereq: 4. Internationalism. as a rejection of the modernist aesthetic of purity and the neutral white gallery space.645 or permission of instructor G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Examines the manner in which key theories of technology have influenced architectural and art production in terms of their “humanizing” claims. H. politics. A. and other significant aspects of recent history.645 or permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Explores architectural positions developed in modern times. Limited to 15. Topics include art and revolution. cultural. This site-specific art is also subjects 4.210 or permission of instructor G (Spring) 3-0-6 General study of modern architecture as a response to important technological.645 Selected Topics in Architecture: 1750 to the Present Prereq: 4.601 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: U (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-9 Focuses on a specific genre of contemporary art that produces environments rather than portable "art objects. C. new technologies. utopianism. preference to MArch students. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written report. Focus on the theoretical. and city plans in their relation to changing contexts of culture. Explores modern architectural history through thematic exposition rather than as simple chronological succession of ideas. and Globalism in Modern Art (Subject meets with 4. Surveys the effects of art's engagements with modernization. changing conceptions of mind and human nature. historiographic.673) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: G (Spring) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered Units arranged 4. with points of special focus determined by the instructor. Friedman 4. Strikes a balance between historical and contemporary critical perspectives to assess art's engagement with social and political experience. and American art from 1940 to the present. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.615 to 4. S.641) Prereq: None G (Spring) Units arranged Survey of visual culture from the late 18th century to 1900 with an emphasis on Western Europe and its non-European points of contact. C. A. Intervention Prereq: 4.661 Theory and Method in the Study of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) 3-0-9 H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Studies theoretical and historiographical works pertaining to the fields of art and architectural history. gender and representation. and theoretical challenges after the European Enlightenment. Dutta 4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar on a selected topic in critical theory.673 C O U R S E 4 2012–2013 87 . Smentek 4. colonialism and postcolonialism. visits to art museums.663 History of Urban Form Prereq: Permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Studies in the history of the physical city from Antiquity to the present. Limited to 15. and a research paper required. Anderson 4. empire and its image.670) Prereq: 4. D. Asian. Internationalism.670 Nationalism. Jarzombek 4. and the emergence of the avant-garde. M. Jones 4. A. public exhibitions and the dealer/critic system. whether by individual architects or by groups of architects/researchers. Culture.671) Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: G (Spring) Units arranged 4. which sees science as a system of competing research programs. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. preference to MArch students. public places.640 Advanced Study in Critical Theory of Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Members of seminar pursue work designed to examine their own presuppositions and methods. Open only to PhD candidates and other advanced students. radical politics. Dutta 4. mythologies of the artist. Students test theories of technology on the grounds of whether technology is good or bad for humans. Analyzes the typologies of urban buildings. with specific attention to the dominance of European modernism in setting the agenda for the discourse of a global modernity at large. and the structure of public and private institutions.651 Art Since 1940 Prereq: None Acad Year 2012–2013: U (Fall) Acad Year 2013–2014: Not offered 3-0-9 HASS-A (HASS-E) Critical examination of major developments in European.672 Installation Art (Subject meets with 4.601 or permission of instructor Acad Year 2012–2013: Not offered Acad Year 2013–2014: U (Spring) 3-1-8 Students study how international modernism interacted with the concept of "nation" and how contemporary discourses concerning globalism changes that dynamic in relation to modern art.641 19th-Century Art (Subject meets with 4.

Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Supplementary work on individual basis. Theory and Criticism. Consume (New) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit with permission of instructor Historical study of collecting. Theory.S60 Special Subject: History. Jones 4. 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Theory. HTC Staff 4. HTC Staff 4. Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall.691 Independent Study in the History.689 Preparation for History. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4.677 Advanced Study in the History of Art (New) Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar in a selected topic in the history of art. C. scientific. theory and criticism of architecture and art that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Theory. and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. and Criticism—PhD Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Classify. Theory.A R C H I T E C T U R E seen to develop previous exhibition models such as natural history displays or merchandising conventions.S63 Special Subject: History. Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: None U (IAP. Addresses the practices of collecting and display at the both the individual and institutional level. Summer) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Oral presentations and research paper required. aesthetic. and preparation of thesis proposal. Smentek 4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4.S62 Special Subject: History. and short writing exercise.693 Independent Study in the History. IAP. IAP. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. HTC Staff 4.S65 Special Subject: Islamic and Non-Western Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. IAP. political and economic dimensions.692 Independent Study in the History. Independent study supplemented by individual conference with faculty.687 SMArchS HTC Pre-Thesis Preparation Prereq: 4. from the Renaissance to the present. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in Islamic or nonwestern architecture that is not covered in the regular curriculum. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in the history. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Topics include literature search. Offered for 9 or 12 units.S64 Special Subject: History. K. Spring) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4.S61 Special Subject: History.661 G (Spring) 0-1-2 [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Preliminary study in preparation for the thesis for the SMArchS degree in History.221. Spring.694 Independent Study in the History.675 Collect. thesis structure and typologies. Spring. HTC Staff 4. HTC Staff 2012–2013 88 . Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: None U (IAP. HTC Staff 4. and Criticism of Architecture and Art Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit 4. Offered for 9 or 12 units. and analyzes their social. Spring) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit 4. with a particular emphasis on developments from the 18th century to the present. varying at the discretion of the instructor. IAP. Theory. definition of method of approach. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Selection of thesis topic. precedents examination. Specific themes vary from year to year. Registration subject to prior arrangement for subject matter and supervision by staff. IAP.

Spring. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. IAP. IAP.S69 Special Subject: Advanced Study in the History of Urban Form Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP.THTJ.THG Graduate Thesis Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in the history.UR Undergraduate Research in Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor U (Fall. HTC Staff 4. IAP.URG . theory and criticism of art that is not covered in the regular curriculum. which cover the range represented by the various research interests and projects in the department. IAP. Summer) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit Research and project activities. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. M. varying at the discretion of the instructor.URG. Spring. Sass 2012–2013 89 subjects 4. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects. Theory and Criticism of Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. Spring. theory and criticism of modern architecture that is not covered in the regular curriculum. K. Smentek 4. theory and criticism of urban form that is not covered in the regular curriculum.THTJ) Prereq: None U (Fall) 3-0-9 Can be repeated for credit See description under subject 11. theory and criticism of modern art that is not covered in the regular curriculum. C.S68 Special Subject: Study in Modern Architecture Prereq: Permission of instructor G (Fall. to be arranged by the student with supervising committee. Friedman THESIS AND UROP Graduate Subjects 4. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Summer) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in the history. Intended for seniors. varying at the discretion of the instructor.URG Undergraduate Research in Architecture Prereq: None U (Fall. Architecture Staff 4.S67 Special Subject: Study in Modern Art Prereq: Permission of instructor G (IAP. L.S66 Special Subject: History.119 U (Fall. Staff C O U R S E 4 Undergraduate Subjects 4.4. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in the history. varying at the discretion of the instructor. Requires original research and presentation of oral and written reports and/or design projects.THU Undergraduate Thesis Prereq: 4. Summer) Units arranged [P/D/F] Can be repeated for credit 4. Jarzombek 4.THTJ Thesis Research Design Seminar (Same subject as 11. Spring. Students who wish a letter grade option for their work must register for 4. Spring.ThT or 4. Abbanat 4. D. 12 units recommended. Summer) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Program of research and writing of thesis. Spring) Units arranged H-LEVEL Grad Credit Can be repeated for credit Seminar or lecture on a topic in the history.675 to 4. to be arranged by the student and an appropriate MIT faculty member. Summer) Units arranged Can be repeated for credit Program of thesis research leading to the writing of an SB thesis.

HASS-A† 120 2012–2013 4. 4. 12. 12 Discipline Stream Subjects By the beginning of their junior year. CI-M 4. Calculus II (GIR). 12. 12.THT* Two additional subjects in Computation —History. 12. 12. HASS-A† 4. 4. 21.501 Digital Design and Fabrication.111*. 12. 4. 12.THTJ Thesis Research Design Seminar. 4.605 Introduction to the History and Theory of Architecture. 15.614 Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures. 12. and by prerequisites.401* 4. LAB. Arts. REST. CI-H or 4.   PLUS Departmental Program Subject names below are followed by credit units.603 Analysis of Contemporary Architecture.11A Introduction to Architecture and Environmental Design Intensive. Culture and Technology 90 . 4. and Criticism of Architecture and Art One additional subject in Art.113 Architecture Design Fundamentals II.601 Introduction to Art History. HASS-A† 4. 12.504 Design Scripting.111 Introduction to Architecture and Environmental Design.503 Advanced Visualization: Architecture in Motion Graphics.114 Architecture Design Studio I. and Social Sciences (CI-H). if any (corequisites in italics) Required Subjects 4.116 Architecture Design Studio III. 4. 4. 12.500 4. 12. HASS-A or 4. 4. 12.115.605 Introduction to the History and Theory of Architecture. 12.114 4.THTJ Thesis Research Design Seminar. 12. HASS-A† 4.605 Introduction to the History and Theory of Architecture.401* 4.112 Architecture Design Fundamentals I. 4. 4. 12. HASS-A†. HASS-A 4.THTJ Thesis Research Design Seminar. HASS-A or 4. CI-M 4. Physics I (GIR). —Architectural Design Discipline Stream 4.THU Undergraduate Thesis. CI-M. students are expected to begin concentrating in one of the five discipline streams.302 Foundations in the Visual Arts and Design for Majors. 12. CI-M 4. REST. 4. HASS-A 4. Calculus I (GIR) 4. 4. 12. 12.302. 12 4. 12.112 4. 4.613 Civic Architecture in Islamic History.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture.THU Undergraduate Thesis. and 2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in the Major (CI-M). 4.115 Architecture Design Studio II. Arts.500. 12 4. HASS-A† 4.605 Introduction to the History and Theory of Architecture.500* 4.THT* Three additional subjects in History. CI-M 4.641 19th-Century Art. and Social Sciences Requirement [one subject can be satisfied by a subject in the Departmental Program]‡ Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement Laboratory Requirement Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree Subjects 6 8 2 1 17 Communication Requirement   The program includes a Communication Requirement of 4 subjects: 2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in Humanities.THT* Four additional subjects in Building Technology One additional subject from any of the other four discipline streams 120 114–117 Units 57–60 —Computation Discipline Stream   4. HASS-A or 4.440J Building Structural Systems I.440 or Two subjects from any one of the other four discipline streams —Building Technology Discipline Stream 4.440J Building Structural Systems I. Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Discipline Stream 4. 4. HASS-A† 4. 12. 4. Theory.605 4.A R C H I T E C T U R E Bachelor of Science in Architecture/Course 4 General Institute Requirements (GIRs) Science Requirement Humanities.411J D-Lab Schools: Building Technology Laboratory. 12. HASS-A 4. Calculus II (GIR).401 Architectural Building Systems. 12. 12.651 Art Since 1940.500 4. 4. 4. 12.401. 21.500 Introduction to Design Computing.113. 12.THU Undergraduate Thesis. 9. 21.

mit.351 Introduction to Video and Related Media. nor may History.THU Undergraduate Thesis. 12. Culture and Technology One additional subject in History.C O U R S E —Art. 12.cgi. Every subject in the student’s departmental program will count toward one or the other.edu/catalog/index. Students in the Art.601 Introduction to Art History. 12. 4. or hours. 12. 2012–2013 91 . Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art discipline stream students concentrate in the HASS field of History of Architecture and Art. Theory and Criticism of Art Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs Unrestricted Electives Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree No subject can be counted both as part of the 17-subject GIRs and as part of the 192 units required beyond the GIRs. Culture and Technology departmental discipline stream may not have a HASS concentration in Art. but not both. HASS-A 4. HASS-A 4. HASS-A 4. Notes *Alternate prerequisites are listed in the subject description. please refer to the online help of the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule. Culture and Technology.322 Introduction to Three-Dimensional Art Work. † Students who entered prior to fall 2010 may use this subject to satisfy the HASS-D requirement.THT* Three intermediate/advanced-level subjects in Art. HASS-A† 4. 12.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media. 12. http://student. Culture and Technology Discipline Stream 4.THTJ Thesis Research Design Seminar. ‡ Only three subjects required by the department may also satisfy the General Institute Requirements. CI-M 4. 120 4 (36) 48–57 192 For an explanation of credit units.