Course Text Books

Course & Text Book
ARCH100 Introduction to Architectural Design
Text Book : 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.
ARCH101 Basic Design Communication
Text Book : Ching, Francis D.K. Architectural Graphics, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
Additional Literature : Neufert
ARCH106 Introduction to Building Technology
Text Book : Ching, F. D.K., Building Construction Illustrated, Wiley, 2008 Salvadori, M.G., Heller, R., Oakley, D., Structure in architecture. The building of buildings, Pearson, 2017 (open source)
Additional Literature : Malec, T., A Simple Introduction to Architecture, IUS, 2019
ARCH107 Understanding Art and Architecture
Text Book : Understanding Architecture. Its Elements, History and Meaning. Leland M. Roth and Amanda C. Roth Clark. Third Edition. Routledge. 2014; The Story of Art by E.H.Gombrich. Phaidon Press. 16th Edition. 2007; Understanding Art. Lois Fichner Rathus. Cengage Learning. Eleventh Edition. 2017;
Additional Literature : Additional literature will be provided as and when required
ARCH108 Introduction to Architectural Design II
Text Book : Towards a New Architecture, Le Corbusier, Dover Publications, New York, 1986 (; Neufert Architects' Data, Ernst Neufert & Peter Neufert, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012; Bauhaus, Jeannine Fiedler, h.f.ullmann publishing, 2013; Catedra Rois Introducción a la Arquitectura Anuario 2011 , Juan Manuel Rois, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Facultad de Arquitectura Planeamineto y Diseno, 2011 (
Additional Literature : The New Architecture and the Bauhaus (1935/1965), Walter Gropius, P. Morton Shand, MIT Press, 1965 (
ARCH109 Basic Design Communication II
Text Book : Zell, Mo Architectural Drawing Course, Barron's, 2008
Additional Literature : Neufert
ARCH110 Freehand Drawing
Text Book : Drawing: Space, Form, & Expression, Enstice, Wayne; & Peters, Melody; Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Edwards, Betty
Additional Literature : handouts and research assignments
ARCH201 Architectural Design Studio I
Text Book : Architecture, Form, Space & Order, Ching, F. Third Edition 2007 Neufert
Additional Literature : Handouts and research assignments
ARCH202 Architectural Design Studio II
Text Book : 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.
ARCH203 Building Services I
Text Book : Hall, Fred and Roger Greeno. Building Services Handbook. Elsevier. 2007.
Additional Literature : Definitions and concepts of services in building with focus on water supply and drainage Fundamentals of services design and requirements Develop understanding of HVAC systems, heating and cooling, ventilation and air conditioning systems, illumination and acoustics. Develop understanding of main building services and their design requirements Develop understanding of water supply, drainage and sewage systems
ARCH204 Structural Design I
Text Book : Onouye, B. & Kane, K. (2014). Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction . Pearson
Additional Literature : Ambrose, J & Tripeny, P. (2011) Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders, Wiley Jahic, E. (2014). Lecture notes on Structural Design I. (Unpublished)
ARCH216 Introduction to CAD
Text Book : ARCH 216 Introduction to CAD Tutorial Handbook, Collected tutorials for AutoCAD and Skectchup, IUS_FENS, Architecture Program, 2017
Additional Literature : Additional literature will be provided as and when required
ARCH217 History of Architecture II
Text Book : Selected chapters from: Hillenbrand, Islamic Art and Architecture; Blair & Bloom, The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800; De Angelis, Architecture in Islamic Painting; M.S. Kostof, A History of Architecture; G. Goodwin, A History of Ottoman Architecture; D. Watkin, A History of Western Architecture.
Additional Literature : Class handouts and research assignments
ARCH302 Urban Design and Planning
Text Book : V. Milinovic. Urban Design I, 1st, 2nd part. Basis and technic of urbanism / Spatial structure and Elements of urbanistic shaping of cities. Sarajevo, 1997/98; Daniel Pinson. Urban Planning : An ‘Undisciplined’ Discipline ?. Futures, Elsevier, 2004.; Origins and Development of Urbanism: Archaeological Perspectives Author(s): George L. Cowgill, Source: Annual Review of Anthropology, Vol. 33 (2004), Annual reviews; Karsten Ley. The Urban Matrix. Towards a Theory on the Parameters of Urban form and their Interrelation. Aachen, 2009.; llewelyn – Davies. Urban design compendium. The housing corporation, 2000; Urban Street Design Guide. New York: National Association of City Transportation Officials, October 2012; Urban design: Street and square. Third Edition Cliff Moughtin, 2003; - Donald Watson, Alan Plattus, Rober Shibley. TIME-SAVER STANDARDS for URBAN DESIGN, 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.: P Zucker – The Square in space and time; Urban Morphology/ Urban Form ALAIN J. F. CHIARADIA The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Srecko Pegan. Approach to urbanistic planning. University of Zagreb, 1996.;
Additional Literature : The epistemology of urban morphology. Brenda Case Scheer, College of Architecture and Planning, School of Architecture, University of Utah, US, 2015; Urban Renewal: KL Eco city; M. Mastropietro. Restoration and beyond (Oltre il restauro).Milano, 1996. - Case study: Reconstruction - Fort Vauban, Nimes, France; From urban renewal to urban regeneration: Classification criteria for urban interventions. Turin 1995–2015: evolution of planning tools and approaches; Kevin Lynch. The Image of the City. Massachusetts Institute for Technology, MIT press, 1959; Frederick Steiner Kent Butler. Planning and Urban design standards. Austin: University of Texas at Austin. American planning association, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2007; Law related to the Urbanistic planning of Canton Sarajevo; Eric Paul Mumford. “The CIAM Discourse on Urbanism 1928 1960”. 2002; Brian Chapman. Baron Haussmann and the Planning of Paris. The town planning review. Vol. 24, No. 3 (1953), Liverpool University Press; Wienna: Gertrud Haidvogl, Verena Winiwarter, Gert Dressel, Sylvia Gierlinger, Friedrich Hauer, Severin Hohensinner, Gudrun Pollack, Christina Spitzbart-Glasl, and Erich Raith. Urban Waters and the Development of Vienna between 1683 and 1910.
ARCH303 Architectural Design Studio III
Text Book : 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
ARCH304 Architectural Design Studio IV
Text Book : Neufert, Ernst, Neufert, Peter, "Neufert Architects' Data", Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition, 2012. Hachner, Rainer,Jeska, Simone, Klauck, Birgit, Office Building, Birkhauser, 2002;
Additional Literature : -
ARCH312 Building Construction
Text Book : Ching, F.D.K. (2008). Building Construction Illustrated , Wiley
Additional Literature : Jahić, E. (2022). Roof Construction: An Illustrated Introduction, IUS Allen, E. & Iano, J. (2009) Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, Wiley Jahić, E. (2013) Arhitektonske konstrukcije: Principi, sistemi i materijali, IUS
ARCH354 New Design in Old Settings
Text Book : Dunham-Jones, E., Williamson, J., Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2009, Zoranić, Adnan. 2013. “Kontekstualizacija modernističke kuće na Mediteranu”. PhD Diss., Univerzitet u Sarajevu, Monument, A., Infill-New houses for urban sites, Laurence King Publishing, UK, 2009, Thiebaut, P., Old Building Looking for New Use, Edition Axel Menges, London, 2007, Brolin, B., Architecture in context, Van Nostrand Reinhold Comp, 1980.
Additional Literature : -
ARCH355 Advanced Urban Design
Text Book : Jon Lang. Urban Design. A Typology of products and procedures. Elsevier, Architectural press, Amsterdam, Boston, 2005.; Christopher Charles Benninger. 10 Principles of Intelligent Urbanism in City Planning and Urban Design - eud (, Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design, Leneurbanity, 2015.;
Additional Literature : Decision for designation of the architectural ensemble – Townscape ensemble Sarajevo Čaršija as a National Monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina, adopted on the session of the CPNM of B&H, hold in Sarajevo from 01. to 03. April 2014; The decision of the Commission for the Preservation of National Monuments on the proclamation of the Architectural unit – the Housing estate ‘Crni Vrh’ in Sarajevo as the national monument, at the meeting held on March 26.- 28. 2012. in Sarajevo
ARCH356 Landscape Design
Text Book : The Fundamenatals of Landscape Architecture, Waterman, T., AVA Publishing, 2009 World Heritage Cultural Landscapes - A Handbook for Conservation and Management, World Heritage Papers, 26, Mitchell, N., Rossler, M., Tricaud, P.M., UNESCO World Heritage Centre, 2009 Syntax of Landscape. The Landscape Architecture of Peter Latz and Partners, Weilacher, U., Birkhauser, 2008 Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Allegheny Riverfront Park: Source Books in Landscape Architecture 1, Amidon, J., Princeton Architectural Press, 2005 Ken Smith Landscape Architect, Urban Projects: Source Books in Landscape Architecture, Amidon, J., Princeton Architectural Press, 2006 The Planting Design Handbook, Second Edition, Robinson, N., Ashgate, 2004 Flowscapes - Designing Infrastructure as Landscape, Reasearch in Urbanism Series, Vol. 3, Nijhuis, S.; Jauslin, D.; Van der Hoven, F., Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015 Various articles to be provided by the lecturer
Additional Literature : Additional literature will be provided as and when required
ARCH372 Compositions in Architecture
Text Book : Malec, T., A Simple Introduction to Architecture, IUS, 2019
Additional Literature : Krier, R., Architectural Composition, Edition Axel Menges, 2010
ARCH401 Architectural Heritage Conservation
Text Book : John H. Stubbs, Time Honored, Wiley, 2009; Letellier, Robin, et al, Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles. Los Angeles, CA: Getty, Conservation Institute. 2007.; Cultural Heritage Policy Documents, Getty CI,
Additional Literature : Additional online resources will be provided in class
ARCH405 Architectural Design Studio V
Text Book : Neufert Architects' Data, Ernst Neufert & Peter Neufert, Wiley‐Blackwell, 2012; Transmedia Art Exhibitions, from Bauhaus to Your House, Julia Fryett, Creative Commons Attribution, 2012;
Additional Literature : Uncertain Spaces, ed. Helena Barranha & Susana S. Martins, Instituto de História da Arte, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in cooperation with Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento – Universidade de Lisboa, and Gulbenkian Next Future Programme – Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2015 (
ARCH408 Building Physics
Text Book : 1. Steven Szokolay. Introduction to Architectural Science: The Basis of Sustainable Design. Burlington, MA: Architectural Press, 2nd edition 2008.
Additional Literature : 2. Peter Burbery, Environment and Services, (Mitchell's building series), 8th Edition, ISBN 0582245214
ARCH502 Understanding Design Behavior
Text Book : Neufert, Ernst, Neufert, Peter, "Neufert Architects' Data", Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition, 2012. Nesbitt, Kate, „Theorizing a new agenda for architecture: an anthology of architectural theory 1965-1995“, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 1996 Clark, H. and Brody, D., Design Studies: A Reader, Berg Publishers, 2009. Hearn, Fil, „Ideas That Shaped Buildings“, The MIT Press Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, 2003. Laaksonen, E., Simons, T. and Vartola, A., Research and Practice in Architecture, Rakennustieto Publishing, 2008. Project Management in Construction, Sidney M. Levi, Me Grow Hill Professional;2006;
Additional Literature : -
ARCH507 Architectural Design Studio VII
Text Book : Pickard, Q. (ed.), The Architect's Handbook, Blackwell Science, 2002. Neufert, Ernst, Neufert, Peter, "Neufert Architects' Data", Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition, 2012.
Additional Literature : Neufert, E., Neufert, P., Baiche, B., & Walliman, N. (2000). Architects' data. Oxford: Blackwell Science.
ARCH509 Research Methods in Architecture
Text Book : Kate L. Turabian. 2007. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Chicago Style for Student and Researchers, 7th edition. The University of Chicago Press; Steven R. Terrell. 2016. Writing A Proposal for your Dissertation. Guidelines and Examples. The Guilford Press; Margaret Cargill, Patrick O'Connor. 2009. Writing Scientific Research Articles. Various articles to be provided by the lecturer
Additional Literature : Strategy and Steps. Wiley Blackwell; Linda Groat, David Wang. 2013. Architectural Research Methods. Second Edition. Wiley.
ARCH551 Digital Design Studio
Text Book : Essential Mathematics for Computational Design 2nd From; Getting Started with Processing by Casey Reas and Ben Fry, June 2010, O'Reilly Media; Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists by Casey Reas and Ben Fry August 2007, MIT Press.
Additional Literature : The Grasshopper Primer - Second Edition
BIO301 Molecular Biology
Text Book : Molecular Biology of the Cell, 6th Edition, by Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, and Peter Walter.
Additional Literature : Will be given during the course lectures.
BIO303 Genetics II
Text Book : Textbooks: Introduction to Genetic Analysis (12th Ed.) Griffiths, Wessler, Lewontin, Carroll, ISBN:978-0-7167-6887-6.
Additional Literature : Genetics, From Genes to Genomes (6th Ed.) Hartwell-Goldberg-Fischer-Hood, ISBN 978–1–259–70090–3 // Concepts of Genetics (10th Ed.) Klug, Cummings, Pearson, ISBN: 978-0321724120. // Genetic Analysis and Principles (3rd Ed.) Robert J. Brooker, ISBN: 978-0072992786