ARCH 8776 - Design Studio 8-Thesis Develop, 6 Credits

Prerequisite(s): ARCH 8716 with B or better or CIAT 8716 with B or better

Level: Upper

This course is the capstone of the eight semester sequence of architectural design studios. Building upon the thesis research completed during the previous semester in Design Studio 7 - Studio Definition, students will finalize a design program for their chosen thesis project. They will carry out a comprehensive design development study, present their design solution to a jury of faculty and visiting professionals, and defend the decision making process that gave rise to their design. The student is expected to show competence and care in their technological solutions and in the creation of a livable, efficient, and contextually appropriate structure.