ARC 101 introduces a variety of architectural concepts and principles with a primary focus on four elemental aspects of architecture: space, site, use, and materials. The course helps students build a vocabulary of fundamental architectural terms and definitions that students carry throughout their development and careers as architects. Students are also introduced to a variety of drawing and modeling techniques, as well as decision-making strategies and design processes. Learning is both individual and collaborative. 
This course is an introduction to architectural communication techniques and the exploration of ideas through iterative drawing, sketching and modeling. Classes and course assignments will provide instruction on and allow for practical development of a wide range of skills including manual and digital 2D and 3D drawing, sketching, diagramming, collage, layout, and modeling techniques. 

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