DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
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The Department of Environmental Design consists of architectural and space-environment design. As the only Korean art school that incorporates architecture, it provides an educational curriculum of western architecture. The department cultivates capable female architects endowed with sensitivity and creativity, grounded on aesthetic senses. The department teaches the latest techniques and sensibilities so that imagined living spaces can be realized. The department set a principal policy to teach total design of physical environments with experience and sensitivity, considering the aesthetic value of shapes and human actions, and upgrading the quality of living spaces.
Purpose of the Education
Architectural Design deals with architecture and related subjects covering from small private houses to common houses, museums, commercial buildings and religious buildings. Also it aims to acknowledge new abilities and roles of female architects in courses of architecture in social sense and society design related issues. Furthermore, digital architecture based on digital concepts has its purpose of education set to study new phase of cutting-edge modern architecture and philosophical future architecture.
Spacial Environmental Design aims to practically study interior of small-scaled commercial spaces including housing, offices, hospitals, shops, cafes, restaurants, massive commercial spaces including hotel and department stores, brand space development of each brand, and public places of museums and cultural spaces, with non-daily spacial designs of space formation, display design, stage design, events design, suggested with creativity.
Objective of Education
Department of Environmental Design is composed of Architectural Design and Spatial Environment Design, which thinks of formational beauty and human activities with qualitative improvement regarding living spaces in the perspective of science and art. Architectural Design is solely established in Art Department of Sookmyung University in Korea to perform education conforming to that of European and American architectural schools. Students study architectural theories and practices based on aesthetic abilities with objective of education set for cultivating global female architect who possesses emotional and creative talents.
Spacial Environmental Design has its objective of education to cultivate leaders of public design in city scales with living, offices, industrial, cultural, and welfare areas which are concluded in spacial environmental area and display, stage design, and spacial formation, based on total design education to plan for spaces which embrace human experience and emotions.