COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Art, Design and Urban Space
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 410
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 discuss the various aspects of urban space in relation to art and design, understand the public spaces and human activity in these spaces via time, place and culture.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to define the basic theoretical and practical knowledge regarding to urban design.
  • Student will be able to examine and interpret dimensions of urban design.
  • Student will be able to analyze the visual and artistic dimension of urban design thru case studies and trips.
  • Student will be able to evaluate the collaboration of artist and architect in the context of urban space.
  • Student will be able to observe the relationship of architecture and art.
  • Student will be able to explore of the city as the object of art.
  • Student will be able to discuss art and design products in the context of urban space.
Course Description This course deals with the multidimensional and versatile relation of art and design with urban space.

 



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 Understanding Urban Design Assignment 1 – What is Urban Design?
3 Field Trip Urban Space (izmir Center)
4 Looking Back Assignment 2 – Analyzing Urban Space
5 Dimensions of Urban Design
6 Field Trip Visual Dimension (Karsiyaka
7 Visual Dimension of Urban Space Assignment 3 – Comparing Urban Space
8 Holiday
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Field Trip City as object of art (Bergama
11 Collaboration Assignment 4 – Artist and Architect
12 Art & Architecture
13 Field Trip Design products (Efes) Assignment 5 – Art and City
14 Presentations
15 Presentations
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials REVIEWS ARTISTS AND PUBLIC SPACE, edited by Ruth Charity, Black Dog Publishing Ltd, 2005.URBAN SPACES, by Arian Mostaedi, Carles Broto & Josep Minguet Publishers, 2003.ARCHITECTURE : ART, by Philip Jodidio, Prestel Publisihing Ltd, 2005.PUBLIC PLACESURBAN SPACES, by Matthew C., Tim H., Taner O., Steve T. ArchitecturalPress, 2003.TWO MINDS – ARTISTS AND ARCHITECTS IN COLLABORATION, edited by Jes Fernie, Black Dog Publishing, 2006.DESIGNING PUBLIC edited by Michael Erlhoff, Philipp Heidkamp, Iris Utikal, Birkhauser, 2008.CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC SPACE by Aldo Aymonino, Valerio Paolo Mosco, Skira Editore, 2006.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
1
45
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
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
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
7
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
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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