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Research Guides for Architecture & Landscape Architecture

We have prepared some guides to assist your research in the following areas:

For guides in other areas of research, refer to the main Research Guides page.

Course Guides for Architecture & Landscape Architecture

We have prepared some guides to assist your research in the following courses:

ARCH 501: Analysis of Architectural Precedents: Ancient Industrial Revolution: Analysis of architectural precendents from antiquity to the turn of the twentieth century through methodologies emphasizing research and critical inquiry.

ARCH 512A: Doctoral Research Theory: Inquiry into paradigms of theory in architecture and landscape architecture, as pertain to doctoral level research, practice, and teaching.

ARCH 520: Methods of Inquiry in Architecture and Urban Design: Introduction to the methods of research and inquiry commonly used in architecture and urban design.

LARCH 361W: Landscape Architecture Beyond Modernism: An exploration of critical thinking and writing, as they pertain to contemporary issues in landscape architecture.

LARCH 501: Research and Writing in Landscape Architecture: Landscape architectural research methods and writing techniques.