FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 301 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Architectural Design III
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 301
Fall
1
8
5
9

Course Objectives Taking Architectural Design Studio III, students will be able to refine all the skills they have been introduced in previous studio courses as well as apply knowledge they have learned in theory courses. Students also willbe able to explore architectural design methodology applied to situations of various sizes.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to demonstrate understanding of the topics and mastery ofskills addressed in previous design studios through the design ofanarchitectural project
  • will be able to solve architectural design problems using a combinationofdigital and manual presentation techniques,
  • will be able to create architectural graphics atan advanced level using a combination of digital and manual presentation techniques,
  • will be able to demonstrate a methodological approach to solving design problems,
  • will be able to apply compositional techniques to architectural design projects,
  • will be able to create architectural forms that demonstrate basic tectonic expression
  • will be able to develop architectural dialog between formed spaces and the given context
Course Description Architectural design projects

 



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 Workshop Tutorials
2 Workshop Completed Exhibition
3 Part 1 Work in progress
4 Part 1 Work in progress
5 Part 1 Work in progress
6 Part 1 Work in progress
7 Part 1 – Completed / Part 2 – Starts Presentation
8 Part 2 Functional Studies
9 Part 2 Formal Explorations
10 Part 2 Spatial Investigation
11 Part 2 Detail Development
12 Part 2 Design Development
13 Part 2 – Completed / Final Design – Starts Pin-up
14 Final Design Presentation Development
15 Final Design Completed Submission
16 Final Review Final Presentations

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials
  • Neufert, E., Architects’ Data, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, 1983.
  • Tutt, P. and D. Adler, eds., New Metric Handbook, Butterworth Architecture, London and others, 1988.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
30
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
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
8
128
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
28
28
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
72
72
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
1
32
32
    Total
276

 

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. 

X

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

 


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