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ARCH 5152. Materials and Methods of Construction. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to construction materials, fundamentals of building construction, methods of assembling building systems in an integrated manner, and costing. Introduces specific regulatory issues dealing with zoning regulations, building codes, and barrier-free access requirements within the context of contemporary building techniques. Methods of construction in wood, masonry, concrete, and steel are described in detail and issues of enclosure, roofing, insulation, and finishes are presented. The course carries technical drawing requirements. Development of individual portfolio of design work, a requirement for graduate students in architecture.

Department Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Departments: Tyler:Architecture.
Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Architecture.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.