ARCH372 Compositions in Architecture

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
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ARCH372 Compositions in Architecture 1 1 4 Wednesday, 13.00-14.50
Prerequisite Junior Standing It is a prerequisite to

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Assistant Assistant E-mail tmalec@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives The course aims are to introduce students to advanced architectural composition. Students should possess the knowledge of all the
principles of composition and complex relations between various forms and as well as their impact on surroundings. The second aim is to
introduce them to critical thinking in design and decision making in the field of architectural form.
Textbook Simple Introduction to Architecture, Tomasz E. Malec, Altinbas University, 2017
Additional Literature
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate fundamental and advanced rules of architectural composition
  2. Describe and analyze various forms of buildings
  3. Explain elementary impact of building form on its surroundings
  4. Employ skills of application of basic drawing techniques in presentation of architectural form
  5. Consciously design various simple and advanced forms of buildings
Teaching Methods Case studies, drawing assignments. Students have one hour of practical work in a week. Learning comprises of knowledge acquisition and practical use of that knowledge. Consultations with professor should be used to maximize acquisition of knowledge. Students will work on a projects according to professor's instruction.
Teaching Method Delivery Teaching Method Delivery Notes
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Syllabus overview; introduction to basis of architectural composition Chapter 1
Week 2 Urban landscape form analysis Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 3 Rural landscape form analysis Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 4 Single family house form analysis I Chapter 2
Week 5 Single family house form analysis II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 6 Multi-storey house form analysis I Chapter 2
Week 7 Multi-storey house form analysis II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 8 Midterm exam Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 9 Hotel form analysis I Chapter 2
Week 10 Hotel form analysis II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 11 Shopping mall form analysis I Chapter 2
Week 12 Shopping mall form analysis II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 13 Bridge form analysis Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 14 Optional form analysis Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 15 Methods of form presentation Chapters 3, 5 and 7
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 50 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 25 1,2,4,5
Assignments 4 40 1,2,4,5
Homeworks 1 5 2,4,5
Attendance 5 N/A
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lectures 1 14 14 Active tutorials 1 14 14
Homeworks 6 2 12 Mid term exam 25 1 25
Final exam 35 1 35
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 15/02/2021
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