To introduce students to approaches to architecture, urbanism, space, and the built environment that originate in the humanities and social sciences, including geography, sociology, anthropology, and history.
A Evaluate the social context of architecture and how it influences architectural design.
B Illustrate an understanding of the meaning of community and its influence on the built environment.
C Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods of data collection and analysis in humanistic disciplines. .
Lectures will introduce the students to key humanistic approaches to architecture, urbanism, space, and the built environment. In hands-on exercises, students will learn to engage critically with these approaches.