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.

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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.


Sectionsort descending Instructor Format Schedule start date
GLIF1001.S18.1 Brent Nyquist On-campus 10 a.m.–noon Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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 a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University.

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: Feb. 28, 2018

End Date: Apr. 04, 2018

Schedule: 10 a.m.–noon

Length: Six Wednesdays

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $225

Early Registration: $215 if registering by Feb. 14

Rice Alumni: $203

CEUs: 1.2

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