COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Portfolio Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 404
Fall/Spring
2
2
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 main objective of the course is to help students design an architecture portfolio which will include their works and skills for graduate and/or practice applications.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to choose a strategy when assembling images and descriptions of the work and skills experienced during the four years of education.
  • Will be able to look for clarity of thought – in the work and in its presentation.
  • Will be able to refine, edit and organize projects, and construct simple and clear descriptions of the work.
  • Will be able to apply compositional techniques to graphic representation
  • Will be able to format format page layouts using a combination of digital and manual presentation techniques.
Course Description The course will work as a design workshop and it will include tips on model photography techniques, basic instruction in page formatting and graphic design methods. The lectures and assignments are designed to help you structure the process. Examples of various layouts, covers, graphics and outlines will be shown, with the purpose of providing ideas on how to individually develop a portfolio.

 



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 the course
2 Documentation Assignment #1
3 Documentation Assignment #2
4 How to prepare a draft Assignment #3
5 Porftolio draft Assignment #4
6 Message and Layout Assignment #5
7 Audience ,Cover and structure Assignment #6
8 Development of a Curriculum Vitae Assignment #7
9 MIDTERM Review. First Draft to be reviewed by outside guests.
10 Final paper quality selection and layout. Assignment #8
11 Text edit, cover material and binding. Assignment #9
12 Digital output of portfolio Assignment #10
13 Review of the semester
14 Review of the Semester  
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials Katerina Ruedi Ray, L. L., Igor Marjanovic (2003). The Portfolio: An Architectural Student's Handbook. Oxford, Architectural Press.Linton, H. and S. Rost (2003). Portfolio design. New York, W.W. Norton.www.adobe.comwww.senecadesign.com/designgeek/indesign.htmlhttp://archinect.comhttp://www.deathbyarchitecture.comhttp://www.coroflot.com/public/helpportfoliotips.asphttp://creativecommons.org/

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
1
25
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
10
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
12
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
35
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
9
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
10
2
Presentation / Jury
2
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
4
Final Exams
1
4
    Total
106

 

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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