There are no required texts for this class. However, below is a list of books, texts and articles which will be incredibly useful to get acquainted with designing for Mars.
Human Exploration of Mars Design Reference Architecture 5.0, Mars Architecture Steering Group (Bret G. Drake, ed.), NASA/SP–2009–566, NASA Headquarters, July 2009 Available as PDF
“Seeing Like a Rover”: Images and Interaction on the Mars Exploration Rover Mission. Janet Vertesi, University of Chicago Press 2015.
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void Mary Roach, W. W. Norton & Company, 2010
Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo, Nicholas de Monchaux, The MIT Press, March 2011
Air Structures (Form + Technique) , William McLean and Pete Silver, Laurence King Publishing, Sept 2015
Pneumatic Structures: A Handbook of Inflatable Architecture, Thomas Herzog, Laurence King Publishing, April 1976
Sandy Antunes Make Series are also useful reference guides for building technical prototypes for extra-planetary systems.
Developing a Habitat for Long Duration, Deep Space Missions. 2012. Rucker, Michelle A., Thompson, Shelby, Global Exploration 2012 Conference; 22-24 May 2012; Washington, DC; United States
Lessons from TransHAB: An Architect’s Experience. KJ Kennedy. 2002
TransHab Concept. From SpaceFlight.Nasa.Gov.
ISS Transhab Module. Tomoe Furuta
NASA explores inflatable spacecraft technology, Brock Vergakis
NASA’s Original Inflatable Space Station. Amy Shira Teitel. 2013
NASA Habitat Competition Looks for Bioregenerative Space Greenhouses. 2012, Rebecca Boyle, PopSci.
AstroGardening - Designing for Life on Mars. Louisa Preston and Vanessa Harden, Unfunded Kickstarter Project.