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Wilberding, Seth Instructor


Research Areas research areas



  • Urban ecology, Landscape ecology


courses taught

  • ENVD 1052 - Design and Communication 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018
    Using both lectures and drawing exercises, this class extends understandings of the representational conventions used by the design professions through its introduction to the possibilities offered by emerging digital techniques for the depiction of designed artifacts and environments, allowing students to extend and enhance their understandings of advanced practices for design visualization, representation and communication. Recommended corequisites: ENVD 1004 and ENVD 2001.
  • ENVD 2003 - Ecological Systems in Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces the essential principles and concepts of ecology as they relate to the design and understanding of the built environment. Students explore interactions between people and nature, the design of resilient ecological systems and ways that the built world is influenced by its environment.
  • ENVD 2120 - Environmental Design Studio 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Exposes students to a sequence of design investigations that lead to the development of design concepts for critical evaluation and discussion. The intent of this introductory design studio is to expose students to the fundamental design practices that are common to the disciplines of environmental design, planning, urban design and landscape design - that share the responsibility for shaping the designed environment. Recommended corequisite: ENVD 3115.
  • ENVD 3300 - Special Topics: Intermediate Design Lab
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Design lab exploring new and emerging themes in environmental design. May be repeated up to 18 total credit hours.
  • ENVD 4363 - Special Topics: Physical Factors in Environmental Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Includes such topics as appropriate technology, public policy and natural hazards, organization of the designing and building process, and physical elements of urban development.