adaptive reuse/restaurant + retail studio
Students will enroll in this version of the course to meet the requirements of the Sustainable Design Specialization. This junior-level course introduces students to the physical, psychological, cultural and social considerations of designing restaurants and retail spaces using collaborative approaches and research methods. Students integrate this knowledge with space planning strategies, brand development, life safety codes and standards, and furniture, finish, and equipment specifications from a design development and presentation perspective. As part of the Sustainable Design Specialization, coursework must be completed using the sustainable knowledge and strategies obtained to date. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the ability to formulate and communicate a comprehensive design for a restaurant and retail environment based on research integration for human needs.