ARCH303 Architectural Design Studio III

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ARCH303 Architectural Design Studio III 1 5 12 Monday, 9.00-15.50
Prerequisite ARCH202 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Tomasz Eugeniusz Malec Office Hours / Room / Phone
A F3.9 A
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives The course aims are to introduce students to fundamentals of hotel design.
Textbook Lawson, B., How designers think. The design process demistyfied, Elsevier, 2006 (open source)
Additional Literature
  • Makstutis, G., Design Process in Architecture: From Concept to Completion, Laurence King Publishing, 2018
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of architecture of tourist facilities.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of architectural and urban context.
  3. Perform knowledge about appropriate approaches and methods of design.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to orginize the functional units inside of touristic facilities.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to recognize the main human needs.
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 Syllabus overview; introduction.
Week 2 Urban /site/ analysis and synthesis. Chapters 1 and 2
Week 3 Historic overview of the development of buildings for touristic purpose. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 4 Typology of tourism and catering facilities. Main functional units of hotel structure. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 5 Functional elements of the hotel building; entrance, staircases, corridors, rooms, etc. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 6 Spatial requirements, dimensional standards in hotel design. Kitchen and restaurant. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 7 Presentation of certain elements in conceptual design projects. Chapters 2 and 3
Week 8 Midterm exam.
Week 9 Midterm presentation.
Week 10 Analysis of referent examples of buildings for turism. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 11 Fundamental spatial requirements, dimensional standards, structural systems - I. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 12 Holiday Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 13 Building materials. Design reviews. Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 14 Work presentation of conceptual design project. Chapter 3
Week 15 Final review.
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Components
Midterm Exam 1 20 1,2,3,4
Assignments 2 10 1,2,3,4
Midterm presentation 1 30 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lectures 2 14 28 Midterm presentation 30 1 30
Home Study 10 14 140 Work on literature 3 14 42
Midterm exam 25 1 25 Final exam 35 1 35
        Total Workload Hours = 300
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 12
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 15/02/2024
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