4.5 Units

Students research, develop and analyze data and design criteria for a substantial design project of their choice involving diverse populations. Students research case studies, project types and relevant environment and behavior theory. This advanced studio requires students to integrate and synthesize the skills and knowledge gained throughout their studies to create a comprehensive project, which may include presentation drawings, models, material and furniture boards, detail drawings and specifications. This class is Part 1 in a series of three classes that is integrated with their research thesis.