Architecture in the Urban Environment

Modern architecture represents the intersection of science, technology, engineering, and art. Discover the intricacies of architecture and how it defines the very nature of an urban landscape. Explore the impact of technology and environmental concerns and learn how to create significant and functional space within an urban environment. Explore the global history of metropolitan architecture and how it has evolved to embrace the challenges of designing buildings in these ever-changing settings. Apply drafting techniques to repurpose existing infrastructures, bring nature back to cities, or design dazzling new skyscrapers. Consider the environmental, social, cultural, and artistic impacts of your designs and learn to capture the public's imagination through hands-on, project-based learning.

Related Terms and Locations: 
Term 1 (June 7–June 27)
Rice University
Term 2 (July 5–July 25)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Qualification Level: 
Center Math, Center Verbal