FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 208 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Architectural Construction and Materials II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 208
Spring
1
4
3
4

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 To introduce students to the building construction process.\nto introduce students to the architectural engineering aspects in building design. To define the role of architect in architectural engineering design and applications.To teach terminology of building materials, components, and systems. To provide interaction with construction industry resources.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to design basic types of building enclosure
  • will be able to apply thermal insulation and waterproofing solutions in building design.
  • will be able to follow the stages of basic building construction,
  • will be able to classify materials used on building surfaces
  • will be able to read and write basic construction drawings
  • will be able to gather information from suppliers and manufactures within the construction sector.
Course Description This course builds on knowledge from previous semester on structural systems and focuses on nonstructural building components and systems. The emphasis is on application rather than theory, with most work done in the studio.

 



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 Introduction to Project
2 Roof Systems Lecture 1 / Application 1
3 Roof Systems Lecture 2 / Application 2
4 Site visit 1
5 Work review
6 Wall Systems Lecture 1 / Application 3
7 Wall Systems Lecture 2 / Application 4
8 rm Exam-1, Project Midterm Submission
9 Doors and Windows Lecture / Application 5
10 Holiday Work review
11 Stairs Lecture 1 / Application 6
12 Stairs Lecture 2 / Application 7
13 Wet Spaces Lecture / Application 8
14 Midterm Exam-2 Project Submission
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks “Building Construction Illustrated" by Francis K. Ching (ISBN-13: 978-1118458341 ISBN-10: 1118458346)
Suggested Readings/Materials References will be given during the semester via Blackboard.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
1
26
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
50
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
2
24
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
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
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
40
40
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
2
3
6
Final Exam
0
    Total
126

 

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.

X
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.

X
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)

X
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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