COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Traditional Building Materials
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
MMIR 203
Fall
2
2
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Introducing building materials used in traditional architecture, the construction of these materials. Explanation of use. Teaching the restoration techniques to be used in the conservation and restoration of traditional building materials.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to Identify building materials
  • Will be able to, explain the application methods of building materials
  • Will be able to, Comparing the international, national and regional characteristics of building materials
  • Will be able to, be aware of ecology and sustainability in building materials
  • Will be able to explain construction methods and assembly stages
Course Description To be able to comprehend the definition and application methods of traditional building materials. Teaching international, national and regional properties of building materials.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Types of materials used in traditional structures and places where they are used in the building. Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 1
2 Types of stone based materials; Sedimentary stones, limestones, travertines, magmatic stones, granites, traits, andesites and dacites, basalts, marbles. Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 2
3 Types of soil based materials; Adhesive, brick, tile Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 3
4 Wood based materials Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 4
5 Physical and chemical properties of wood based materials Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 5
6 Mechanical properties of wood materials Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 6
7 Factors damaging wood-based materials, physical degradation, chemical degradation, biological degradation Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 7
8 Protection of wooden materials; inherent protection, chemical protection Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 8
9 Midterm
10 Protection of wooden materials; inherent protection, chemical protection Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 9
11 Metal based materials; Iron copper, lead, zinc, tin and so on. Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 10
12 Binding materials and mortars Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Part 11
13 Student Presentations
14 Student Presentations
15 Review of semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Uluengin, M. B. Mimari Metaller Özellikleri, Bozulma Nedenleri, Koruma ve Restorasyon Teknikleri. Kudep Ahşap Eğitim Atölyesi, Geleneksel Ahşap Yapı Uygulamaları, İBB KUDEP YAYINLARI 3. Tayla, H. Geleneksel Türk Mimarisinde Yapı Sistem ve Elemanları, İstanbul 2007. Küçükkaya, A. G., Taşların Bozulma Nedenleri ve Koruma Yöntemleri, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul, Şubat 2004.

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
10
    Total
126

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Will be able to have knowledge about the basic technical information of the architectural restoration, methods and tools.

X
2

Will be able to transfer basic knowledge and skills about the field to the practice, will be able to interpret and transfer comments through written and oral communication.

X
3

Will be described as a restorer who is sensitive to the protection of cultural heritage, respects professional ethics and ethical values, and has knowledge of basic values of conservation.

X
4

Will be able to handle individual works in the architectural restoration filed.

5

Will be able to transmit educational knowledge into an advanced level of education or professional practice.

6

Will be acquainted with the importance of occupational health and safety, will fulfill their requirements.

7

As a required intermediate technical staff in the sector; will be able to relate collection, interpretation and announcement of the data on the architectural restoration field in the framework of ethical principles.

X
8

Will be able to communicate with colleagues and follow the knowledge in the architectural restoration field by using English at A2 General Level of European Language Portfolio.

9

Will be able to use informatics and communication technologies with computer programs in a level that required by the architectural restoration field.

10

Will be able to adopt a lifelong learning approach, and will be able to do studies for renewing and improving their knowledge continuously.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest