Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Contemporary Issues in Environmental Design
H368 | 0544 | Mitchell

Meeting Day and Time: T, R, 8-9:15

Course Description and Content

(3 cr.) P: H272 and junior standing.  Study of philosophical,
theoretical, historical, behavioral, technological, and research
issues of contemporary interest to environmental design.  This
course focuses on the principles of recent design trends such
as:  modernism, post-modernism, late- modernism, and
deconstruciton; and on new design trends such as green

Required Texts and Readings

Modern Architecture Since 1900, third edition. William J.R.

Architecture of Today.  Andreas Papadakis & James Steele

Outline Course Requirements

Two precedent studies, one each on a modern and after
modern designer to be presented in class; these will be
prepared in groups of two.  Two micro theme essays; one
report based on a field trip to Columbus, IN; + quizzes,
mid-term + final essay.