Considering the Predicament of Change

A MUSEUM OF PORTLAND HISTORY

Spring 2008

 

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Notes:

-          Phase II detail schedule to be distributed in Week Three

-          Schedule is subject to change as per the progress of the studio.  Check course website regularly for updates.

-          Download printer-friendly version of schedule here

 

 

WEEK ONE          Monday     Course Introduction

                                      March 31st        Course Project:  PHASE I: Non-Singular Definition of Place

-    Phases 1.01 and 1.02 to be completed in class – Reference handout for details

                                  Wednesday     Compositional Dynamics and Spatial Qualities - Development and Comparisons

                                          April 2nd         -  Phase 1.03 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Reading Space – Field Trip

                                             Friday     Compositional Dynamics and Spatial Qualities - Development and Comparisons

                                           April 4th         -  Phase 1.04 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

WEEK TWO          Monday     Compositional Dynamics and Spatial Qualities - Development and Comparisons

                                           April 7th         -  Phases 1.05 and 1.06 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Experiential Program

                                                Discussion of texts (Presentation of “Round The Roses” articles)                  

                                                Examination of Case Study – A Traditional Museum

                                                Introduction of Qualitative Oppositions

                                                   - Reference handout for details

 

                                  Wednesday     Experiential Program – Non-Singular Space

                                           April 9th         -  Phase 1.07 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

                                             Friday     Experiential Program – Non-Singular Space - Review

                                         April 11th         -  Phase 1.08 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

WEEK THREE       Monday     Experiential Program – Non-Singular Space - Review

                                         April 14th         -  Phase 1.09 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                                Course Project:  PHASE II: Intervention

-    Reference handout for detail schedule

                                                                Assignment of Site

                                                   -  SW corner of North Mississippi and North Fremont

 

                    Wednesday     Experiential Program – Non-Singular Space - Completed for review on Friday

                                         April 16th         -  Phase 1.10 to be reviewed on Friday – Reference handout for details

                                                                Site Visit - Portland

-    Meet at SW corner of North Mississippi and North Fremont, at 1pm

 

                                  Friday     Experiential Program – Non-Singular Space - Review

                                         April 18th         -  Phase 1.10 to be reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Site Analysis

                                                   -  Review of ‘raw data’ collected on site - Discussion in class

 

WEEK FOUR        Monday     Site Analysis

                                          April 21st         -  Review of Site Analysis drawings and models

 

                    Wednesday     Site Analysis – Presentation

                                         April 23rd         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Initial Intervention Strategies

-    Discussion - Reference handout for details

 

                                  Friday     Intervention Development – Scale A

                                         April 25th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

WEEK FIVE          Monday     Intervention Development – Scale A

                                         April 28th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Spatial Program

                                                   -  Program of Spaces to be discussed in class

 

                    Wednesday     Intervention Development – Scale B

                                         April 30th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                                Mid-Review Preparation

-    Criteria to be discussed in class

 

                                  Friday     Mid-Review

                                         May 2nd      U of O Portland Center (Willamette Block Building)

                                                3rd Floor

                                                2pm – 5pm

                                                Directions and Parking Info

                                                     

WEEK SIX            Monday     Intervention Development – Scale B

                                           May 5th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                                Discussion of Structural Systems

 

                    Wednesday     Intervention Development – Scale B

                                           May 7th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

                                  Friday     Intervention Development – Scale B

                                           May 9th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

WEEK SEVEN       Monday     Intervention Development – Scale B

                                         May 12th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

                    Wednesday     Intervention Development – Scale C

                                          May 14th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

                                  Friday     Intervention Development – Scale C

                                         May 16th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                                Discussion of Finish Materials

 

WEEK EIGHT       Monday     Intervention Development – Scale C

                                         May 19th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

                    Wednesday     Intervention Development – Scale C

                                         May 21st         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

 

                                  Friday     Intervention Development – Scale C

                                        May 23rd         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                           

WEEK NINE         Monday     Memorial Day Holiday – No Class

                                         May 26th

 

                    Wednesday     Intervention Development – Details

                                         May 28th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Final Presentation Requirements

                                                   -  Reviewed in class

 

                                  Friday     Intervention Development – Details

                                         May 30th         -  Reviewed in class – Reference handout for details

                                                Final Presentation Production

 

WEEK TEN           Monday     Final Presentation Production

                                         June 2nd        

 

                    Wednesday     Final Presentation Production

                                          June 4th        

 

                                  Friday     Final Review

                                          June 6th      Location:  Portland

                                                Time:  TBD

 

WEEK ELEVEN                    Portfolio Due

                                                (Format to be reviewed in class)