ARCH 1450:
Understanding Design

The course will expose you to the world’s leading thinkers and designers in fields as varied as software, business, entertainment, branding, information design, and all manner of communication.  Top designers and innovators will explain how they solve multiple challenges at once, and how design thinking brings so much value to the contemporary marketplace.

This NU Core course (Arts Level 1) is open to all Northeastern students, and captures the essence of the University’s interdisciplinary approach to education.

Designers integrate and represent new mixtures of ideas and procedures. Come learn how they do it!

ARCH 1450 CRN 16214
Blackman Auditorium
Monday & Thursday, 11:45- 1:25
Fall 2013
Instructor: George Thrush, Director, School of Architecture


Testimonials from students:

“Great understanding just how far the extent of design is present in everyday lives and how looking from s design aspect helps to understand and open one’s eyes to the details of everything around us.” 

“Great understanding just how far the extent of design is present in everyday lives and how looking from s design aspect helps to understand and open one’s eyes to the details of everything around us.”“A truly interesting class. Probably the…most useful class you could possibly take. George is a riot and the guest lecturers are so knowledgeable in such a vast variety of subjects. Would highly recommend this course to anyone in architecture or any other field for that matter.”

“The professor is clearly well versed in the field of design and was able to link the ideas of design to a variety of majors and disciplines.”