FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 336 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Architectural Competitions
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 336
Fall/Spring
1
4
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the procedures, regulations, research methods, design objectives, presentation techniques associated with architectural design competitions organized in Turkey and abroad.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to prepare a design proposal in accordance with a competition brief
  • Will be able to work in collaboration with architects and consultants to finalize a competition submission
  • Will be able to compose presentation boards meeting the competition requirements
  • Will be able to compose competition boards that communicate the design proposal in an efficient and compelling manner
  • Will be able to write an through explanation of the design proposal in an efficient and compelling manner
  • Will be able to examine a competition brief and summarize its contents in preparation for design work
Course Description Theoretical and applied studies related to architectural design competitions.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to course / course requirements
2 Explanation of competition regulations for turkey/EU/international competitions Research about weekly subject
3 Examination of the competition brief / setting goals and objectives Research about weekly subject Research about weekly subject
4 Research into the themes of the brief Research about weekly subject
5 Research
6 Presentation of research
7 Development of design proposal Weekly Assignment
8 Development of design proposal Weekly Assignment
9 Development of design proposal Weekly Assignment
10 Pin up / review of design proposals Pin up / review of design proposals
11 Presentation techniques Presentation techniques
12 Finalization of design proposals Finalization of design proposals
13 Presentation design Presentation design
14 Coordination with consultants
15 Presentation work
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Collyer, G. Stanley, ed. 2011 Competitions Annual. Louisville, KY : Competition Project Inc. , 2012.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
1
40
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
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
1
10
10
Project
1
20
20
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
110

 

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.

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.

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.

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)

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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