2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

ARCH 551 Contemporary Issues in Architecture

Introduction to the essential role that architecture plays in promoting socially and environmentally just communities by acknowledging the values of human rights, social equity, and the dignity of every human being. Exploration of contemporary, social, cultural, political, and economic discourse in establishing design criteria and creating frameworks for design interventions. Understand the ethical issues involved in the exercise of professional judgment in architectural design.