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Vasconez, Sandra L. DiLaura Faculty Fellow and Senior Instructor

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courses taught

  • AREN 4317 - Architectural Engineering Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Provides a capstone experience to AREN students. Students design a modest commercial building and complete an integrated engineering design of the building systems executed for the conceptual, schematic, and design development phases. Students' teams work on structural, mechanical, electrical/lighting, and construction engineering management design. Each stage produce a professional-quality design document. Faculty and industry mentors participate in the teaching and evaluation of designs.
  • AREN 4318 - Architectural Engineering Design 1
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Provides a capstone experience to AREN students. Students design a modest commercial building and complete an integrated engineering design of the building systems executed for the conceptual and schematic design phases. Students' teams work on structural, mechanical, electrical/lighting, and construction engineering management design. Each stage produces a professional-quality design document. Faculty and industry mentors participate in the teaching and evaluation.
  • AREN 4530 - Advanced Lighting Design
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2021
    Intended to help students understand light as a medium in design, begin the formulation of a philosophical perspective for its application, and continue to develop the skills required to design and implement lighting systems. Knowledge from previous lighting classes (Illumination I and Illumination II) is essential to this course.
  • AREN 4550 - Illumination 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Applies the principles studied in Illumination 1. Provides further study in architectural lighting design methods. Uses lighting studio work to develop a broad knowledge of lighting equipment, design methods, and their application in a series of practical design problems in modern buildings.
  • AREN 4830 - Special Topics for Seniors/Grads
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Supervised study of special topics of interest to students under instructor guidance. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • AREN 5530 - Architectural Lighting Capstone
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2021
    Concludes the nine-credit Professional Graduate Certificate in Architectural Lighting with an immersive hands-on experience. Concepts learned in the two prior online courses will be demonstrated and experienced using facilities and equipment available on the CU Boulder campus. A culminating, comprehensive project submittal that includes content developed during the entire three-course sequence will be submitted following the on-campus experience.
  • AREN 5830 - Architectural Engineering Special Topic
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Supervised study of special topics of interest to students under instructor guidance. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • CVEN 4837 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Supervised study of special topics of interest to students under instructor guidance.
  • CVEN 5830 - Special Topics for Seniors/Grads
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • CVEN 5834 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.

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