What you will learn

  • Sketch analysis: Learn the history and architectural styles of Palm Beach. Locations for the plein air studio are selected based on historical significance and demonstrable benefits to the public achieved through specific location design and objectives below.
  • Environment:  Design courtyards and streets that benefit energy efficiency, occupant comfort, and ventilation.
  • Materials & Methods: Design construction systems, products, finishes, furnishings, and equipment and their application to the overall environmental and aesthetic performance of the courtyard spaces.
  • Pre-design: Select site conditions and land use analysis of axis and solar/shade benefits.
  • Design & Preservation: Learn the history and historical application of the urban and building design of the “courtyard designs” along Worth Avenue. Note contemporary adaptation and benefit.


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