ARCH208 Architectural Communication

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH208 Architectural Communication 1 2 6 Fri 10.00 - 12.00
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to

None

Lecturer Leila Krivosic Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
10:00-12:00
Wednesday:
9:00-12:00
Thursday:
10:00-12:00
Friday:
10:00-13:00
A F3.9 B
E-mail dleila@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Selma Nekic Assistant E-mail snekic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives This course will introduce the students to variety of communication modes used to represent architectural ideas. Students will employ communication tehcniques through sketching, technical drawings, model making, verbal and visual communication and graphic media to articulate their design skills from concept formation to design development and representation.
Textbook Architecture: Form, Space and Order, Ching, F., John Wiley and Sons, 2007; Principles of Three-Dimensional Design, Wucius W., Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977; How to Make Repeat Patterns: A Guide for Designers, Architects and Artists, Jackson, P., Laurence King Publishing, 2018.
Additional Literature
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically analyse architectural principles and represent them visually and in model form
  2. Develop technical skills to comunicate architectural concepts and issues
  3. Ability to communicate information clearly and concisely through graphic media
Teaching Methods Lecture and demonstration method during the lesson development; Collaboration method and discussion during the tutorials
Teaching Method Delivery Online Teaching Method Delivery Notes Online teaching will comprise synchronous and asynchronous lectures and presentations. Students are required to attend classes in accordance with IUS regulations. Whilst in class they can expect to be asked to engage in discussion and complete online tasks. If required students may be asked to turn their cameras on, and should always be prepared for this eventuality.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course - General information
Week 2 Course description, assessment and criteria methods; Introduction to architectural elements - Spatial relation and transformation; Introduction to Assignment 1 - Shape grammar
Week 3 Eyploring patterns in architecture - Types and design of patterns; Assignment 1 - Design tutorial
Week 4 Presentation and submission of Assignment 1 - Shape grammar / Sketching and model making
Week 5 Introduction to architectural principles - Examples of design principles; Introduction to Assignment 2 - Design of patterns
Week 6 Assignment 2 - Design tutorial
Week 7 Mid-term Exam_Presentation and submission of Assignment 2 - Merging patterns / Sketching and model making
Week 8 Introduction to Photoshop - AutoCAD to Photoshop; Poster design; Introduction to Assignment 3 - Modular Pavilion
Week 9 Basics in Photoshop - Adjusting images in Photoshop
Week 10 Basic post-production in Photoshop; Portfolio design
Week 11 Design Project Tutorials - Assignment 3_Presentation Phase 1 / Technical drawings
Week 12 Design Project Tutorials - Assignment 3
Week 13 Design Project Tutorials - Assignment 3
Week 14 Design Project Tutorials - Assignment 3_Presentation Phase 2 / Poster design
Week 15 Design Project Tutorials - Assignment 3
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam_ Assignment 3 1 30 2,3
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Sketchbook 1 10 1
In-term Assignement 1 1 25 1,2
Class tutorials (Assignment 3 presentations) 2 10 2,3
Mid Term Exam_ Assignment 2 1 25 1,2
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 7 7 Active Tutorials 2 7 14
Home Study 6 15 90 Sketchbook 2 13 26
In-term Assignment 1 3 1 3 Mid-term exam - Assignment 2 3 1 3
Class tutorial_Assignment 3 Presentations 2 2 4 Final exam_Assignment 3 presentation 3 1 3
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 16/02/2021
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