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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 17, 2014
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ARCH 1450 - Understanding Design
Introduces undergraduates at all levels to the importance of design thinking as a method of inquiry and problem solving. Each class meeting includes a short presentation on a different kind of design problem (houses, furniture, electronics, automobiles, apparel, tools, interiors, cities, typography, information, tall buildings, networks, etc.) and then an interview with a leading practitioner at a roundtable on the stage. Evaluation is based on quizzes and student presentations. Seeks to expose students to the power of design thinking as a tool for multi-variable problem solving.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Architecture Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Arts Lvl 1, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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