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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.144 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Architectural Design, Level II: New Orleans Studio 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Jan Wampler 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 4.144 Architectural Design, Level II: New Orleans Studio

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a sample of the assignments from the class, as well as the publication from the studio, presented in the projects section.

    Course Description

    The project for this studio is to design a demonstration project for a site near the French Quarter in New Orleans. The objectives of the project are the following:
    1. To design more intense housing, community, educational and commercial facilities in four to six story buildings.
    2. To explore the "space between" buildings as a way of designing and shaping objects.
    3. To design at three scales - dwelling, cluster and overall.
    4. To design dwellings where the owners may be able to help build and gain a skill for employment.
    5. To provide/design facilities that can help the residents to gain education and skills.

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