FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 410 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Art, Design and Urban Space
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 410
Fall/Spring
3
0
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 To be able to discuss the various aspects of urban space in relation to art and design, to understand the public spaces and human activity in these spaces via time, place and culture.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to define the basic theoretical and practical knowledge regarding to urban design;
  • Will be able to examine and interpret dimensions of urban design;
  • Will be able to analyze the visual and artistic dimension of urban design thru case studies
  • Will be able to evaluate the collaboration of artist and architect in the context of urban space;
  • Will be able to observe the relationship of architecture and art
  • Will be able to explore of the city as the object of art;
  • Will be able to discuss art and design products in the context of urban space
Course Description This course deals with the multidimensional and versatile relation of art and design with urban space.

 



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 Assn.1 – Define Urban Design
2 Understanding Urban Design In class debate 1
3 Dimensions of Urban Design Assn.2 – Analyzing urban space
4 Visual Dimension of Urban Design In class debate 2
5 Looking Back Assn.3 – Define Art
6 Un-volumetric Architecture In class debate 3
7 Art & Architecture Assn.4 – Artist and Architect
8 Collaboration In class debate 4
9 Urban Space as Art Assn.5 – Place & Art
10 Defining Public Art In class debate 5
11 Forms of Public Art Term Project Proposals
12 Presentations Discussions
13 Presentations Discussions
14 Presentations Discussions
15 Semester Review Questions & Answers
16 Final Project Submission

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Individual Sketch Book / Notebook is required

Suggested Readings/Materials

ReViews Artists and Public Space, edited by Ruth Charity, Black Dog Publishing Ltd, 2005.

Urban Spaces, by Arian Mostaedi, Carles Broto & Josep Minguet Publishers, 2003.

Architecture : Art, by Philip Jodidio, Prestel Publisihing Ltd, 2005.

Public Places-Urban Spaces, by Matthew C., Tim H., Taner O., Steve T. ArchitecturalPress, 2003.

Two Minds – Artists and Architects in Collaboration, edited by Jes Fernie, Black Dog Publishing, 2006.

Designing Public edited by Michael Erlhoff, Philipp Heidkamp, Iris Utikal, Birkhauser, 2008.

Contemporary Public Space by Aldo Aymonino, Valerio Paolo Mosco, Skira Editore, 2006.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
25
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
40
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
80
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
20
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
30
30
Presentation / Jury
1
27
27
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
1
15
15
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
120

 

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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