COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Architectural Construction and Materials II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 208
Spring
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 introduce students to the architectural finishes work.to introduce students to the architectural engineering aspect of the building process.to define the role of architect in architectural engineering design and applications.to teach terminology of building systems, materials and equipment.to provide interaction with construction industry resources.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to design basic types of building enclosure
  • will be able to apply thermal and insulation and waterproofing solutions in building design.
  • will be able to classify architectural components such as doors, windows, staircases
  • will be able to classify finish materials used on building surfaces.
  • will be able to gather information from suppliers and manufactures within the construction sector.
Course Description This course focuses on nonstructural building components and systems. The emphasis in this course is on application rather than theory.

 



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
2 Roof Systems Lecture 1 / Application 1 Preparation instructions will be given each week according to the next application
3 Roof Systems Lecture 2 / Application 2
4 Site visit 1
5 Wall Systems Lecture 1 / Application 3
6 Wall Systems Lecture 2 / Application 4
7 Midterm Exam-1 and Project-1 Submission-
8 Doors and Windows Lecture / Application 5
9 Stairs Lecture 1 / Application 6
10 Site visit 2
11 Stairs Lecture 2 / Application 7
12 Wet Spaces Lecture / Application 8
13 Holiday
14 Midterm-2 and Project-2 Submission
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks “Building Construction Illustrated" by Francis K. Ching (ISBN-13: 978-1118458341 ISBN-10: 1118458346)
Suggested Readings/Materials References will be given during the semester via Blackboard.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
2
5
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
10
Final Exam
1
15
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
29
85
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
15
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
5
80
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
10
2
Field Work
2
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
2
Final Exams
1
3
    Total
115

 

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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