COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Building Construction Project
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 303
Fall
2
2
3
3
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 architectural drawing standards in various phases of a project.
To teach technical approach to architectural design.
To teach detailing in building construction.
To provide interaction with construction industry resources.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Produce architectural drawings and models of the construction project in various scales.
  • Present architectural projects in line with the graphic representation used in the industry, utilizing input from industry resources.
  • Research state-of-the-art materials and building components to be utilized in architectural design.
  • Develop and draw architectural details.
  • Relate construction knowledge acquired in theoretical courses with architectural projects.
Course Description Construction and Materials I-II courses constitute the basis of the course. The students are expected to design a building construction project from scratch to construction details in the framework of a given project subject.

 



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 -Requirements -Project description- Selection of the construction system Research on construction systems and preparation of the reference books
2 Construction Project • Site Plan (1/200) • Floor Plans (1/50) • Reference book and logbook
3 Construction Project • Sections and Elevations (1/50) • Foundation Plan (1/50) • Model (1/50)
4 Construction Project • Roof Plan (1/50) • Reflected Ceiling Plan 1/50) • Model (1/50)
5 Construction Project • Floor Plans (1/50) • Sections and Elevations (1/50) • Model (1/50)
6 Midterm-1: Submission of all work at the beginning of class. Midterm during the class hour. • CRIT 1: Revision of the preliminary project per instructors’ comments.
7 Construction Project • Wall Sections (1/20) • Model (1/20)
8 Construction Project • Wall Sections (1/20) • Model (1/20)
9 Construction Project • Bathroom, kitchenette and staircase plans and sections (1/20)
10 Construction Project • Bathroom, kitchenette and staircase plans and sections (1/20)
11 Midterm-II: Submission of all work at the beginning of class. Midterm during the class hour. • CRIT 2: Revision of the final project per instructors’ comments.
12 Construction Project • Details (1/5-1/10) • Model (1/20)
13 Construction Project • Details (1/5-1/10) • Model (1/20)
14 Construction Project • Details (1/5-1/10) • Model (1/20)
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks The course aims to develop the construction projects. The requirements and standards explained during the studio critiques will constitute the course notes.
Suggested Readings/Materials -Ching, Onouye, Zuberbuhler “Building Structures Illustrated” (Wiley) -Ching “Building Construction Illustrated” (Wiley) -Ramsey,Sleeper “Architectural Graphic Standards” (Wiley) -Şahinler, Kızıl “Mimarlıkta Teknik Resim” (YEM Yayın) -Yücesoy “Temeller, Duvarlar, Döşemeler”, (Yapı Yayın) -Toydemir, Bulut “Çatılar”, (YEM Yayın) -Mimarlar Odası Genel Merkezi “Mimari Proje Çizim ve Sunuş Standartları” -Turkish Chamber of Architets “Drawing and Presentation Standards of Architectural Projects” -Bayındırlık ve İskan Bakanlığı “Mimari Proje Düzenleme Esasları” -Turkish Ministry of Construction “Principles of Architectural Project Preparation”

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
15
30
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
40
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
17
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
2
Final Exams
1
2
    Total
150

 

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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