Taubman College

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Term Fall 2011
Class ARCH 509
Class Title Geometry, Technique, Ideology
Description This seminar combines an intensive workshop on descriptive geometry with a survey of recent theory on architectural representation. Students will consider contemporary modes of representation through the lens of a semester-long project employing hand-drawing techniques of orthographic and perspectival projection. Techniques will include boolean intersections, sciagraphy and rabattement. Sample reading list: Stan Allen, Yve-Alain Bois, Jonathan Crary, Peter Eisenman, Robin Evans.
This course is limited to 15 students with permission from the instructor.
Prereq none entered yet
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective Yes
Selective No
Meets Mondays 3:30-6:30pm Room 1221 A&AB
Credits 3
Faculty Rosalyne Shieh
Syllabus not available