Jul 08, 2020  
USC Catalogue 2019-2020 
USC Catalogue 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 528 Urban Housing: Types and Typologies

Units: 2
Terms Offered: Fa
Applications and precedents for the architect interested in designing multi-family housing. Review of the sources of modern housing types, the impact of building codes and technology on the form and construction of housing, and study of housing densities; comparative analysis of multi-family residential patterns. Major emphasis on critical knowledge of historic housing typologies as they are applied to site conditions and groupings, building form, section, organization, and the design of individual dwellings.
Recommended Preparation: two years of undergraduate architectural studies.
Instruction Mode: Lecture
Grading Option: Letter