Designing, Building and Remodeling Your Dream Home

This course guides you through the process of home design, new construction and remodeling, helping you manage your project and assess the role, value and quality of the professionals involved.

A homeowner considering building a new home or undertaking a remodeling project faces a daunting number of decisions, from establishing a budget to selecting interior finishes. In this guide to design, new construction and remodeling, registered architect and interior designer Brent Nyquist leads you through the process. Acquire the tools to manage your project successfully and to assess the role, value and quality of the professionals involved. Learn about new concepts in design and home building as well as practical solutions that define living in the 21st century, including green design and construction and the components required to create a healthful and energy-efficient home environment.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start datesort descending
GLIF1001.F17.1 Brent Nyquist On-campus 6:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Instructor: Brent Nyquist

Brent Nyquist, a principal in the firm Atticus Architecture, is an interior designer and registered architect with more than 30 years of experience in residential design and construction. He holds bachelor’s degrees in arts and architecture from Rice University.

Term: Fall 2017

Start Date: Oct. 04, 2017

End Date: Nov. 08, 2017

Schedule: 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Length: Six Wednesdays

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $225

Early Registration: $215 if registering by Sept. 20

Rice Alumni: $203

CEUs: 1.2

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