1. Demonstrate independent judgement and critical analysis skills to conceive, research, theoretically situate, develop, design and reflect on an architectural project from its inception. 2. Develop iterative speculative propositional design work in parallel with undertaking evidence-based design research to arrive at a synthesis of design resolution between the competing factors of a design project. 3. Present a body of design work that is developed from a clearly stated thesis question and is situated in the context of historical, theoretical, and disciplinary knowledge and awareness through written and visual presentation. 4. Create and evaluate design options for formal, spatial, material, sociocultural and environmental consideration through the tools of contemporary architectural visualization and making. 5. Demonstrate the ability to critique and reflect iteratively upon one’s design work to further develop a body of work and be able to contextualize that as knowledge within a broader disciplinary and cultural framework.