COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Building Enclosure Systems
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 360
Fall/Spring
3
0
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 To gain knowledge of contemporary techniques of wall and roof construction, including design approaches and technical requirements.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to explain the basic principles and details of cavity wall construction.
  • Student will be able to draw the basic principles and details of cavity wall construction.
  • Student will be able to explain the basic principles and details of curtain wall construction.
  • Student will be able to draw the basic principles and details of curtain wall construction.
  • Student will be able to create design solutions utilizing this knowledge.
Course Description In this course, various exterior wall construction systems and their details will be demonstrated. Example projects will be analyzed to understand the applicability of these systems to contemporary architectural design.

 



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
2 Enclosure concepts | solid walls | load bearing structures model study: brick cavity wall
3 Cavity walls and other veneer systems | rain screens homework: detail drawings of cavity wall
4 Curtainwall systems | multistory facades
5 Exterior insulation homework: detail drawings of cavity wall
6 Solar shading homework: unitization of window system
7 Doubleskin facades homework: pattern study
8 Green screen | green roof homework: double skin
9 Course project + case study presentations homework: solar shading element
10 Course project + case study presentations
11 Course project + case study presentations homework: performance surfaces
12 Course project + case study presentations
13 Course project + case study presentations homework: green roof
14 Course project + case study presentations
15 Course project + case study presentations
16 Review of the Semester
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
75
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
0
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
Presentation / Jury
1
8
Project
1
54
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

 

İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi | Sakarya Caddesi No:156, 35330 Balçova - İZMİR Tel: +90 232 279 25 25 | webmaster@ieu.edu.tr | YBS 2010