COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Architectural Construction and Materials I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 207
Fall
1
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 teach terminology used in building materials and construction.to define the role of designer in building construction process.to teach sequencing in building construction applications.to provide interaction with construction industry resources.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understand the building construction process.
  • Understand the effects of diverse environmental forces on building materials and elements.
  • Understand the properties of basic building materials and their proper use in construction.
  • Identify structural, enclosure, partitioning, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Base design decisions on materials and construction techniques.
  • Present materials and construction knowledge in introductory level drawings.
Course Description This course introduces students to basic building materials, construction systems and methods that are used in building construction industry.

 



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 to course | Buildings and natural forces
2 Foundations Application 1
3 Masonry structures Application 2
4 Technical visit
5 Concrete structures Application 3
6 Concrete structures 2 Application 4
7 Technical visit 2
8 Midterm – I
9 Steel structures Application 5
10 Technical visit 3
11 Wood structures Application 6
12 The building skin Application 7
13 Wall and partition systems Application 8
14 Semester review Poster submission
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks To be distributed via Blackboard.\nThey will cover only part of the course contents, so the students are strongly advised to take additional notes during class.\n
Suggested Readings/Materials To be announced via Blackboard.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
1
24
Field Work
3
6
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
3
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
10
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
3
3
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
3
15
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
8
Final Exams
    Total
142

 

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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