BROAD-SCALE DES & PLAN STUDIO

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2012
Subject Name: 

Landscape Studies

Course Number: 
389
Institution: 
Smith College
Note: ARS 388 or ARS 389/LSS 389 will fulfill the ARS 388 advanced studio requirement for Plan C (Architecture) of the Art major at Smith College. This class is intended for students who have taken introductory landscape studios and are interested in exploring more sophisticated projects. It is also for Architecture + Urbanism majors who have a strong interest in landscape architecture or urban design. In a design studio format, the students will analyze and propose interventions for the built environment on a broad scale, considering multiple factors (including ecological, economic, political, sociological, and historical) in their engagement of the site. The majority of the semester will be spent working on one complex project. Students will use digital tools as well as traditional design media and physical model building within a liberal arts based conceptual studio that encourages extensive research and in depth theoretic inquiry. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Previous studio experience and two architecture and /or landscape studies courses suggested. Priority given to LSS minors and ARCH majors. Enrollment limited to 12. Note: ARS 388 or ARS 389/LSS 389 will fulfill the ARS 388 advanced studio requirement for Plan C (Architecture) of the Art major at Smith College.
Comments: 

Instructor Permission.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Crosslisted Section ID: 
19474
Schedule #: 
19475-F12

Course Sections

BROAD-SCALE DES & PLAN STUDIO
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Reid Bertone-Johnson

rbertone@smith.edu

MW 09:00-11:50

GREEN 202