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polyratings post

ARCH 131

Grade Received: A

posted 2018

Overall, she is difficult to understand often due to incoherent and disorganized lecture and instructions. She is very knowledgeable but often frustrates her students with inconsistencies in instruction and very disjointed lectures that leave students curious as to what the point of her ranting was in the first place while at the same time being too confused and exasperated to actually care. She is passionate about architecture and design which many students realize and appreciate, but it often becomes another source of frustration as her design revisions override the original intention of the student design. Bracco would be a great studio professor if she could consolidate and communicate her ideas more effectively, listen to her students until she fully understands what they are attempting to express and give feedback that includes not only criticism but alternative solutions as well as the occasional positive feedback.

polyratings post

ARCH 251

Grade Received: unknown

posted 2017

I'd like to start by saying that I really admire Angela, she is smart, eloquent, and creative in a very unique way. She takes her students seriously and will support them in their creative endeavours even if their ideas might seem crazy and improbable. I would 100% recommend taking her either first or second year (or whatever year she happens to be teaching at the moment) because you will learn various skills and develop your design capabilities. Having said that, I will warn you that Angela does have some flaws. I found her worst flaw to be the fact that she very obviously and unapologetically takes favourites, as in will choose a couple students in the class and dedicate most of her attention and support to them and their projects. Her favourite students seem to be those with big personalities and clear design principles, unfortunately not everyone is that way, especially when you are 19 years old and have no idea what you are doing when it comes to designing a building.