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ARCH 161 162 Architectural History Survey: Architecture Research

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  • Focused topics include Conducting Research, Maps & GIS, Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Management, Urban Design, and Design for Health.

  • Explore recommendations for Site Analysis, Precedent Study, Professional Practice, Architectural History.

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Architecture and Design Databases

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Architecture History - Key Sources

When beginning historical research, look to databases that provide overview for person, place or point in time,

Find comprehensive information on a specific built work and develop a Precedent Study. Architecture students should have the "Ability to incorporate relevant precedents into architecture and urban design projects." (NAAB student performance criteria 11,Use of Precedents.)

Architecture & Urban Planning History - Key Sources

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