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
deconstruction; and on new design trends such as green
design.

Required Texts and Readings

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

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.