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11227 Architectural Design: Performance

6cp
Requisite(s): (11211 Architectural Design: Forming AND (11215 Architectural Design: Making OR 11209 Architectural Design: Making) AND 11221 Architectural Design: Strategy AND 11225c Thermal Design and Environmental Control)
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.

Undergraduate

Description

This subject introduces students to the concept of architectural performance, understood as the capacity of architecture to catalyse multi-scalar interaction processes. The application of both qualitative and quantitative methods permits students to incorporate urban, programmatic, environmental, and social interactions within their architectural proposals.

Students are required to address performance as a negotiation between architecture, actors and environment that integrates concepts of interaction, responsiveness and efficiency. The study of these parameters is key in guiding the design decisions across the different scales of the project and understanding the implications of design in the definition of the city and public infrastructures.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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