School of Architecture College of Design

ARCH 3250: Box Problem

Box Problem

ARCH3250
Fall Semester 2009

Instructor
Todd Rhoades


Course Description:
The “Box Problem” is a hands-on experience where students will learn about the history of boxes as a functional and artistic container and construct a personal box that addresses a specific contemporary condition. In this setting, the box will be analogous to architecture for exploring conceptual ideas of site, use, construction and engagement of the human body. Students will be exposed to a building process that requires sketches, construction mock ups and a variety of woodworking techniques to create a final project. No previous woodworking experience is required, just an enthusiasm for building.

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