ARC 491 – ARC 591

ARC 491 – ARC 591– Special Topic

Course Details

Course No.: 22781

Department: Architecture

Semester: 2017 Fall

Location: Hayes Hall – 327

Meeting Day(s): Thursday

Meeting Time: 11:00AM - 1:40PM

Faculty: To Be Announced























and further beyond–we will approach these and other developments from multiple angles, situating them in the larger historical arc of the spatial and structural practice of higher education.


We will incorporate film, art, literature and archival artifacts that engage with various aspects of campus, interrogating through them the relationship of architecture to creative practice, media representation, and political action. Weekly coursework will emphasize field excursions and collective discussions alongside

a series of written and enacted exercises and propositions, culminating in an in situ campus intervention.














The seminar seeks curious minds inter- ested in independent design research and the myriad forms and formats it takes up. It seeks bodies drawn to the politics of everyday landscapes and in reacting to them in personal and idi-

osyncratic ways. Participants should be inclined not only to collaboration as a given, but to testing collaboration’s shape, texture, and boundary in relation to the subject at hand.