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Predesign Planning Part IX: Site and Climate  Download

Predesign Planning Part IX: Site and Climate

Learn how to incorporate the tools and techniques required to conduct a comprehensive site and climate analysis into a predesign plan. Along the way, you’ll get the chance to explore different case studies which demonstrate how varied considerations and values may impact architectural design.

Continuing Education Guidelines

Continuing Education Guidelines

Updated June 2019. This document helps licensing boards, architects, continuing education providers, and continuing education accreditors understand the requirements of CE that qualifies as Health, Safety, and Welfare.

Predesign Planning Part VI: Diagnostic Observation

Predesign Planning Part VI: Diagnostic Observation

Learn the techniques and tools required to conduct successful diagnostic observations of people, places, objects, and their interactions. Several types of observation and observation formats, including photographic documentation, will be covered in this course.

Predesign Planning Part V: Diagnostic Interviews

Learn the techniques and tools required to conduct successful diagnostic interviews during predesign planning, including how to properly plan and conduct both in-person and online interviews to help you understand client and user values, goals, and ideas.

Predesign Planning Part IV: Publications and Records

Explore methods for gathering different kinds of information—including print and digital-based—needed for pre-commission, for predesign planning, and for design.