FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 207 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Architectural Construction and Materials I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 207
Fall
1
4
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course aims to present the tectonic aspects of architecture, the terminology used in building materials and construction, standard structural systems and components, the stages of building construction and the language of construction drawings.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to identify the main building components.
  • Will be able to describe the typical construction process of a building.
  • Will be able to classify the properties of basic building materials and their typical use in construction
  • Will be able to be read and write construction drawings
  • Will be able to search for building industry resources.
  • Will be able to- describe material necessities in building design
Course Description This course introduces students to building construction systems and materials, as well as their architectural representation.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to course | Buildings and natural forces
2 Foundations
3 Holiday
4 Masonry structures
5 Concrete structures
6 Concrete structures 2
7 Midterm – I
8 Steel structures
9 Steel structures 2
10 Wood structures
11 Wood structures 2
12 Roofs
13 Roofs 2
14 Midterm – II
15 Semester Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

F.D.K. Ching, Building Construction Illustrated, Wiley 2013, ISBN 1118458346 [Turkish version: F.D.K. Ching, Çizimlerle Bina Yapım Rehberi,Yapı Endüstri Merkezi Yayınları 2006, ISBN 9789758599721].

Orhan Şahinler, Fehmi Kızıl, Mimarlıkta Teknik Resim 13.Baskı, YEM Yayın 2016, ISBN  9786054793624.

Doğan Hasol, Mimarlık ve Yapı Sözlüğü İngilizce-Türkçe Türkçe-İngilizce, Yapı Endüstri (Yem) 2003, ISBN 9789758599356.   

 

Suggested Readings/Materials

More titles will be distributed via Blackboard. They will cover only part of the course contents, so the students are strongly advised to take additional notes during class and seek more resources.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
1
20
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
2
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
6
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
4
64
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
12
12
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
40
40
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
2
9
18
Final Exam
0
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to offer a professional level of architectural services.

X
2

To be able to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of design and construction.

X
3

To be able to understand methods to collaborate and coordinate with other disciplines in providing project delivery services.

 

X
4

To be able to understand, interpret, and evaluate methods, concepts, and theories in architecture emerging from both research and practice.

X
5

To be able to develop environmentally and socially responsible architectural strategies at multiple scales. 

X
6

To be able to develop a critical understanding of historical traditions, global culture and diversity in the production of the built environment.

7

To be able to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in construction materials, products, components, and assemblies based on their performance within building systems.

X
8

To be able to present architectural ideas and proposals in visual, written, and oral form through using contemporary computer-based information and communication technologies and media.

X
9

To be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and direct self-education skills for developing solutions to architectural problems and design execution.

X
10

To be able to take the initiative for continuous knowledge update and education as well as demonstrate a lifelong learning approach in the field of Architecture.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Architecture and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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