Architectural Precedents / House Project
The students are tasked with finding all the relevant information they can about famous and existing houses projects. The next steps of evaluation and analysis are in evolution at this point. Of course, they find a plan, section, elevation, site, etc., etc. The basics. In the past, students have created drawings and diagrams related to the projects. We address issues of circulation, public/private, structural systems, materials, space hierarchies, proportions, datum, axis, sun path, orientation, passive systems, and so forth. There is also some discussion about theoretical applications and understandings and historical context.