FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 451 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Applied Workshop in ARCH I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 451
Fall
2
0
2
1

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 provide students with knowledge and information necessary for entry into architectural practice.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to describe the legal structure of architectural practice
  • will be able to describe the various civic agencies that regulate architectural projects.
  • will be able to explain in detail the various contractural relationships architects enter into.
  • will be able to descrbe the collaboration of architects with professionals from other disciplines.
  • will be able to apply social responsibility in professional practice.
  • will be able to demonstrate knowledge of management principles for design firms.
  • will be able to demonstrate knowledge of fiscal obligations for designers.
  • will be able to interpret marketing principles and strategies to a professional architectural firm.
Course Description Topics that explain the operations and obligations of architectural practice including contracts, project management, documentation, and project approval, together with topics relating to the operation of a design firm will be introduced through a series of lectures, guest presentations, and group 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 Introduction
2 typical scopes + special services
3 collaboration | working with consultants
4 types of documents | typical project documentation
5 preparing cost estimates | bills of materials
6 methods of delivery + awarding of construction contracts
7 construction oversight
8 project closeout
9 regulatory bodies and jurisdictions
10 Planning authorities and regulations
11 specific regulations (accessibility, fire, environmental, seismic) Part 1
12 specific regulations (accessibility, fire, environmental, seismic) Part 2
13 be your own architect
14 Review
15 Review of the semester
16 Review of the semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
100
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
16
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
0
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
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
2
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
32

 

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.

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.

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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