Saturday, October 22, 2005

BSGU Online Professional Practice Course

BGSU Arcitecture Program Announces Online Professional Practice Course.
Bowling Green State University’s Architecture Program will be offeringa 3 semester-hour course entitled“Fundamentals of Architectural Practice for Architects and ConstructionManagers” as an online course in summer 2006.The class, open to both undergraduate and graduate students, isdesigned to provide an overview of professional practice issues andwill cover a wide range of topics including Architectural Firm/Practice models, traditional and alternative project delivery models, an overview of building codes-project delivery issues, construction document standards, legal and contractual standards in architectural practice (including AIA and AGC contracts), and project delivery budgeting. The class will approach these topics from an interdisciplinary perspective that will include commentary from architects, consulting engineers, and contractors. The class will be taught entirely on-line by two architecture faculty at BGSU, both who have extensive professional practice experience: Dr. Stan Guidera and Scot MacPherson. For more information regarding course content, fees.schedule, and course equivalencies please contact:
Dr. Stan Guidera
BGSU Architecture/Environmental Design StudiesCollege of Technology
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Dr. Stan Guidera in the UK!!

Dr. Stan Guidera, Architect and program leader of the Architecture/Environmental Design Program at BGSU has received approval for the 2006 offering of “Field Experience in the United Kingdom”, a short-term study abroad course for architecture majors. This 23 day program is centered in London, England. It provides students an opportunity to experience an architecturally rich environment that offers a unique juxtaposition of historically significant buildings and critically acclaimed, cutting-edge contemporary works while being immersed in the daily life of one of the worlds leading urban capitals. A key class activity is a week long work-assignment during which students experience the operations of a London architectural firm first-hand, which is structured to provide students with a unique learning opportunity while fulfilling a cooperative education course requirement. The class includes a variety of tours of important works, museums, and public spaces, as well as day-trips to Oxford, Windsor, and Greenwich.
BGSU Architecture students on the Hungerford Bridge over the Thames

BGSU Architecture students on the Thames South Bank

BGSU Architecture students at the RIBA Exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum