Juan Salazar

Lecturer

 

B.Arch, California StatePolytechnic University,Pomona; M.Arch, Princeton University



 
Currently Teaching
  • 102al
    Architectural Design I
    Architectural Design I

    Examine the critical role of materials and methods for the design and construction of buildings. The primary focus is on materials and systems, their properties and connections, and their intrinsic relationship to structural systems and environmental performance.


    Students will develop a fundamental understanding of: the relationship of materiality to construction systems and techniques, how building materials are manufactured, and how a material’s modular form, dimensions and intrinsic qualities influence the design process. Students will learn about various building systems, and how these systems assist in the expression of a design concept, through an examination of precedent projects whose design concepts were generated by material logics and systems. Students will work hands-on with building materials (concrete, wood, metal, etc.) to get an understanding of each material’s properties.


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Our virtual faculty exhibition series continues this spring with “Misreading as a Model for Reconstruction,” a new exhibition from lecturer Juan Salazar. The work addresses ...
 
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