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ARCH-632 Structures 2: Materialities and Qualitie Qualities

3 Credits

This course is an exploration of structural design in building using several material palettes including wood, steel, and concrete. This course introduces specific structural applications of materials commonly used in small-scale commercial and institutional buildings. Students are introduced to the design of columns, walls, joinery and connections appropriate to each material type. Theoretical, analytical, and computer simulation methods are employed.