PUAD
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Materiality and Assembly

Parsons School of Design: School of Constructed Env.

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Materiality and Assembly
Spring 2024
Taught By: Benjamin Hollberg
Section: A

CRN: 2573

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the nature of materials and their direct application in buildings from a spatial, environmental, health, and tectonic perspective. Materials are considered for their physical properties, environmental impact, phenomenological effect, historical and contemporary cultural significance, health, and for their particular use in contemporary building design. Students will learn to consider the impact of material choice and assembly methods on people, natural environments, and climate throughout the building’s lifecycle. Assignments will be individual and team based and will include field trips to building sites.

Open to: Architecture majors only. Co-requisite: PUAD 2011 Design Studio 2.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Constructed Env. (SCE)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:06pm EDT 5/27/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: Parsons East 25 E13th
Room: 300
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024
Materiality and Assembly
Spring 2024
Taught By: Carolin Mees
Section: B

CRN: 13772

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the nature of materials and their direct application in buildings from a spatial, environmental, health, and tectonic perspective. Materials are considered for their physical properties, environmental impact, phenomenological effect, historical and contemporary cultural significance, health, and for their particular use in contemporary building design. Students will learn to consider the impact of material choice and assembly methods on people, natural environments, and climate throughout the building’s lifecycle. Assignments will be individual and team based and will include field trips to building sites.

Open to: Architecture majors only. Co-requisite: PUAD 2011 Design Studio 2.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Constructed Env. (SCE)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:06pm EDT 5/27/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: Parsons East 25 E13th
Room: 300
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024
Materiality and Assembly
Spring 2024
Taught By: Martina Kohler
Section: C

CRN: 13773

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the nature of materials and their direct application in buildings from a spatial, environmental, health, and tectonic perspective. Materials are considered for their physical properties, environmental impact, phenomenological effect, historical and contemporary cultural significance, health, and for their particular use in contemporary building design. Students will learn to consider the impact of material choice and assembly methods on people, natural environments, and climate throughout the building’s lifecycle. Assignments will be individual and team based and will include field trips to building sites.

Open to: Architecture majors only. Co-requisite: PUAD 2011 Design Studio 2.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Constructed Env. (SCE)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:06pm EDT 5/27/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: TBD
Times: TBD
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 1/22/2024 - 5/15/2024
Days: Wednesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: Parsons East 25 E13th
Room: 300
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024