ARCH100 Introduction to Architectural Design

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH100 Introduction to Architectural Design 1 2 6 Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Ahmed Obralić Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail aobralic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives To develop the students' capability to design different functional units in one individual house by using architecutral standards, regulations and architecutal language. (functional units for living and working, sleeping and kitchen)
Textbook Neufert, Ernst, Neufert, Peter, "Neufert Architects' Data", Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition, 2012.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Successfully demonstrate the managing of space relationships.
  2. Demonstrate the understanding of contemporary living house unit.
  3. Perform the ability to use norms and standards in proper way.
  4. Perform the ability to connect the spaces in terms of function and aesthetic..
  5. Perform the ability to present the work using architectural language.
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Class debates on relevant case studies.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course. Explanation of tasks and expectations.
Week 2 Architectural language. Use of drawing equipment. Space for living. Living room, dining area.
Week 3 Architectural language. Presentation of certain elements in conceptual design project
Week 4 Spatial requirements, dimensional standards.
Week 5 Spatial requirements, dimensional standards. Analysis of referent examples.
Week 6 Working kitchen. Kitchen triangle. Sketching exam I.
Week 7 Midterm examination
Week 8 Working kitchen. Spatial requirements. Communication with other functional units.
Week 9 Space for sleeping. Bedroom for parents and children. Spatial requirements and dimensional standards
Week 10 Bedroom area. Spatial requirements and dimensions. Analysis of referent examples
Week 11 Non-working Day
Week 12 Analysis of referent examples. Organisation of one single residential unit.
Week 13 Analysis of referent examples, and preparation for a final exam. Sketching exam II.
Week 14 Non-working day
Week 15 Final review of students' projects
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Active Tutorials 14 20 1,2,3,4,5
In-term Exam 1 20 1,2,5
Sketching exams 2 20 1,3,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 15 15 In-term Exam study 11 2 22
Sketching exam. 2 2 4 Final Exam study 11 2 22
Active tutorials 2 15 30 Term/project presentation 6 2 12
Home study 3 15 45
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 13/02/2020
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