COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Introduction to Architecture II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 102
Spring
3
2
2
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To familiarize students with architecture as a design field, as a discipline and as a profession.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • investigate formal and spatial ideas in order to think three-dimensionally in the exploration of design
  • familiarize with design elements and principles of historical and cultural precedents in local and world architecture.
  • develop timeless design vocabulary that is used to explain fundamental elements and principles of architectural design
  • analyze architectural precedents in order to establish new connections, relationships, and levels of meaning
  • discuss concepts and principles to understand design procedures and processes
  • communicate ideas through collaboration, speaking, numeracy ,writing, drawing, modeling
  • evaluate diverse range of examples in the built environment to understand deliberate principles in architecture
Course Description This course is an introduction to the discipline of architecture and its contextual formation. Bu ders mimalık disiplini ve mimarinin bağlamsal oluşumunun tanıtımı niteliğindedir. [+] [Group 1 (94321) Özlem Akın, Ceyda Alpago] [+] [Group 2 (94322) Altuğ Kasalı, Melis Baloğlu] [+] [Group 3 (97195) Çisi Olcar, Özge Hazer]

 



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 Introduction SW1- Library Research
2 Primary Elements & Ordering Principles HM#1 Key Buildings SW2- Analyses 1
3 Illustrator Tutorial HM#2 Analyses Composed SW3- Workshop Training
4 Analysis of Form HM#3 Analyses 1 w/Illustrator SW4- Collage from Analyses
5 Spatial Organization & Circulation HM#4 Model 1 SW5- Analyses 2
6 Proportion & Scale HM#5 Analyses 2 w/Illustrator SW6- Model 2
7 Space Definition and Quality HM#6 Digital Model 1 SW7- Iteration thru Modeling
8 Photoshop Tutorial HM#7 Orthographic Drawings SW8- Iteration thru Drawings
9 Elements of Architecture HM#8 Collage SW9- Iteration 2
10 Building Systems HM#9 Digital Iteration SW10- Iteration 3
11 Presentation Making HM#10 Drawings 2D & 3D SW11- Final Iteration
12 In Design Tutorial HM#11 Presentation Draft SW12- Board Preparation
13 Presentations HM#12 Digital files SW13- Presentations
14 Presentations SW14- Presentations
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Final Submission
Course Notes/Textbooks Francis Ching, Architecture: Form, Space and Order, New York: John Wiley & Sons
Suggested Readings/Materials • Ching Francis, Design Drawing • Friedman Johnathan, Creation in Space: A Course in the Fundamentals of Architecture

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
15
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
26
60
Presentation / Jury
Project
3
25
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
41
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
26
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
3
6
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
    Total
118

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

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

 

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