ARCH201 Architectural Design Studio I

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ARCH201 Architectural Design Studio I 1 5 12 Thursday 9.00-15.50
Prerequisite ARCH108 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Alma Hudović-Kljuno Office Hours / Room / Phone
A F3.9 B - 033 957 238
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives The course establishes foundations of architectural design of single and multi-family housing units engaging issues of space organization, zoning, circulation, user comfort, structure and finish material.
Textbook Architecture, Form, Space & Order, Ching, F. Third Edition 2007 Neufert
Additional Literature
  • Handouts and research assignments
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Recognise different types of residental units for indivivual and collective living
  2. identify basic principles of urban design
  3. link urban site and context with program requrenmets
  4. translate basic program requirenments into spacial strategies and design deliverbles
  5. conduct design research site analysis concept development, functional analysis, spatial planning
  6. present own ideas graphiocally and orally
Teaching Methods Lectures with visual examples, class discussions, and critiques. Active individual and group critique sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on student progress.
Teaching Method Delivery Face-to-face Teaching Method Delivery Notes
Week 1 Introduction to the course and general information; HW1
Week 2 Site analysis; Student presentation of HW1; HW2 Handouts
Week 3 Basic principles of urban design; Student presentation of HW2 Chapter: Roads and Streets
Week 4 Site plan; Studio work Chapter: Designing for Vehicles
Week 5 Types of housing; Studio work Chapter: Houses
Week 6 Sketching exam 1
Week 7 Studio work Handouts
Week 8 Holiday
Week 9 Mid term exam
Week 10 Studio work Handouts
Week 11 Public holiday
Week 12 MId-term presentation
Week 13 Studio work
Week 14 Studio work
Week 15 Sketching exam 2
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Presentation 1 40 1,2,3,4,5,6
Semester Evaluation Components
Sketching exam 1 and 2 2 20 2, 3, 4
Exam 1 10 5
Mid-term presentation 1 20 3, 4, 6
Homework 2 10 1,2
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 6 14 84 Home Study 10 13 130
In-term Work 4 4 16 Final Project Presentation 35 2 70
        Total Workload Hours = 300
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 12
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 20/02/2024
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