ARCH202 Architectural Design Studio II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ARCH202 Architectural Design Studio II 1 5 12 Thursday 09:00 - 15:50
Prerequisite ARCH201 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Ahmed Obralić Office Hours / Room / Phone
A F3.17
Assistant N/A Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives To introduce students with the fundamentals of collective housing design and to develop the students' capability to desing residential buidling using architectural standards, regulations and architectural language.
Textbook Neufert, Ernst, Neufert, Peter, "Neufert Architects' Data", Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition, 2012.
Additional Literature
  • 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 knowledge about residential housing, typologies and main forms
  2. Demonstrate the understanding of architectural and urban context.
  3. Perform the ability to use norms and standards in proper way, and to use proper typology of residential buildings.
  4. Perform knowledge about appropriate approaches and methods of infill design.
  5. Develop skills of understanding human needs in order to have quality life.
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Class debates on relevant case studies
Teaching Method Delivery Face-to-face Teaching Method Delivery Notes
Week 1 Introduction to the course. Explanation of tasks and expectations.
Week 2 Urban /Site/ Analysis. Historic overview of the development of collective housing.
Week 3 Residential typologies.Spatial requirements, dimensional standards in collective housing design
Week 4 Dimensional standards in collective housing design.
Week 5 Organizational characteristics of the single residential unit
Week 6 Presentation of certain elements in conceptual design project.
Week 7 Analysis of referent examples. Typologies and practice.
Week 8 Non-working day
Week 9 Midterm examination
Week 10 Building envelope and materials. Design reviews
Week 11 Non-working day
Week 12 Analysis of referent examples regarding facades, shapes etc.
Week 13 Work presentation of conceptual design project.
Week 14 Final review of students' projects
Week 15 Final review of students' projects
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 50 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Components
Active Tutorials 14 30 1,2,3,4,5
In-term Exam 1 20 1,3
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 6 15 90 Active tutorials 6 15 90
Home study 6 15 90 In-term Exam study 10 1 10
Final Exam study 15 1 15 Term/project presentation 5 1 5
        Total Workload Hours = 300
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 12
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 14/02/2024
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