COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Architectural Competitions
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 336
Fall/Spring
1
4
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the procedures, regulations, research methods, design objectives, presentation techniques associated with architectural design competitions organized in Turkey and abroad.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to examine a competition brief and summarize its contents in preparation for design work
  • Will be able to prepare a design proposal in accordance with a competition brief
  • Will be able to work in collaboration with architects and consultants to finalize a competition submission
  • Will be able to compose presentation boards meeting the competition requirements
  • Will be able to compose competition boards that communicate the design proposal in an efficient and compelling manner
  • Will be able to write an through explanation of the design proposal in an efficient and compelling manner
Course Description Theoretical and applied studies related to architectural design competitions.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to course / course requirements
2 Explanation of competition regulations for turkey/EU/international competitions Research about weekly subject
3 Examination of the competition brief / setting goals and objectives Research about weekly subject
4 Research into the themes of the brief Research about weekly subject
5 Research
6 Presentation of research
7 Development of design proposal Weekly Assignment
8 Development of design proposal Weekly Assignment
9 Development of design proposal Weekly Assignment
10 Pin up / review of design proposals Pin up / review of design proposals
11 Presentation techniques Presentation techniques
12 Finalization of design proposals Finalization of design proposals
13 Presentation design Presentation design
14 Coordination with consultants
15 Presentation work
16 Review of the Semester
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials Collyer, G. Stanley, ed. 2011 Competitions Annual. Louisville, KY : Competition Project Inc. , 2012.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
2
60
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
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
5
80
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
2
10
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
    Total
110

 

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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