(Required of and limited to first-year M.Arch. II students.) This seminar requires students to explore an assigned theme based on urgent contemporary issues in architecture and urbanism, both through individual projects and as a group. Students also select thesis projects adjacent to the course theme to take into the subsequent post-professional seminar and post-professional design studio.

All Semesters

Spring 2021
Design Research II: Emerging Schools of Thought
Mark Foster Gage
Spring 2020
Design Research II: Challenging the Built Environment
Joel Sanders