COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Applied Workshop in ARCH II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 452
Spring
0
2
1
2
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 provide students with knowledge and information necessary for entry into architectural practice.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of management principles for design firms.
  • Student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of fiscal obligations for designers.
  • Student will be able to interpret marketing principles and strategies to a professional architectural firm.
  • Student will be able to apply marketing principles and strategies to a professional architectural firm.
  • Student will be able to demonstrate financial operations for designers.
Course Description Topics relating to the operation of a design firm will be introduced through a series of lectures, guest presentations, and group projects. [+] [Group 1 (97202) Michael Young] [+] [Group 2 (94335) Özlem Akın]

 



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 Course overview
2 Professional organizations | standards assignment: professional organizations
3 Fair competition and the marketplace
4 Accounting practices | tax law
5 Overhead | profit | professional fees assignment: professional ethics
6 Project team management
7 Business plans and firm profiles
8 Marketing basics | firm image assignment: firm identity
9 Types of work, scheduling, preparing a work plan assignment: work plan / revenue
10 Review
11 Types of work, scheduling, preparing a work plan
12 Business plans and firm profiles assignment: brand identity
13 Types of employment | Company types | Insurance | Liability
14 Marketing yourself assignment: firm brochure
15 Public work | competitions
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
30
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
6
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
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
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
6
3
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
    Total
28

 

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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