School of Architecture College of Design

ARCH 3250: Exploring Uncertainty: Community Design + Public Interest Architecture

Exploring Uncertainty: Community Design + Public Interest Architecture

ARCH3250

Instructor
James Wheeler


Course Description:
This workshop will examine the tenants behind the fields of community design and public interest architecture using the City of Minneapolis as an investigative tool. Through a series of ongoing conversation with leaders of community-oriented development organizations, students will create knowledge maps and diagrams displaying the interactions of organizations, funders, partners, volunteers, and a variety of other active players specific to illuminate how the different organizations function and interrelate.

The goals for students completing the workshop are:

1. To be introduced to new models of architectural practice.

2.To explore how public architecture and community design functions on a fundamental level through first-hand experience and discussion.

3.To develop the skills necessary to communicate ideas regarding design and practice to a group of peers

For the on-line resource for Minnesota go to: communitydesignmn.wordpress.com





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Minneapolis, MN 55455

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