ARC 475/575: Environmental Controls 3 (SOUND & LIGHT)

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This course provides an introduction to the environmental and the design aspects of architectural lighting and acoustics. The series presents both qualitative criteria relating to architectural concepts and computational analysis to assist design. Students will develop an understanding of interior lighting, daylighting, room acoustics and noise control as components of architectural design through a structured program of lectures, readings, exams and projects. 

Eligibility: Graduate and Undergraduate Students, No Prerequisites 


Paul is a Buffalo native who received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been in full-time architectural practice since 1976 working on many of the more significant historic projects in Buffalo.