Syllabus

COURSE SYLLABUS FOR SPRING 2014-2015

Week No:

Date:

Topic:

Week 1

12-February-2015

Introduction:

  • Architecture and Architectural Design
  • Professional knowledge in architecture

Week 2

19- February-2015

  1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations:
  1. Function (Need- the contact with the client)
  2. Site and Context Analysis
    • Cultural and physical characteristics of the context
    • Orientation
    • Climate
    • Topography
    • Landscape etc.

Week 3

26- February-2015

  1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations:
  1. Program
  2. Organization scheme and bubble diagrams
  3. Preliminary Planning
  4. Dimensioning (human factor, anthropomorphy, area and space requirements)

Week 4

05- March-2015

  1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations (Part 1)
  1. Structural systems
  2. Building Materials

Week 5

12- March-2015

1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations: (Part 2)

  1. Structural systems
  2. Building Materials

Week 6

19- March-2015

  1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations:
  1. Daylight in Architecture

Week 7

26- March-2015

Midterm Examination

Week 8

02- April -2015

1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations:

  1. Artificial Lighting in Architecture
  2. Acoustics in Architecture

Week 9

09- April-2015

1. Basic Essentials and Main Considerations:

  • Heating and Cooling in Architecture

Week 10

16- April-2015

National Holiday – No Classes

Week 11

23- April-2015

  1. Architectural Elements and Planning Principles
  1. Architectural Elements
    • Openings (doors and windows)
    • Corridors
    • Stairs
    • Ramps and Spiral staircases
    • Escalators
    • Elevators
    • Chimneys and ventilation ducts
    • Walls and floors
    • Roofs
  2. Planning Principles
    • Entrance Halls
    • Landings and Hallways
    • Kitchen
    • Living room
    • Dining room
    • Bedroom
    • Sanitary rooms (WC and bathroom)

Week 12

30- April -2015

  1. Architectural Technicalities
  1. Universal Design (Design for All): Architectural Elements and Planning Principles

Week 13

07- May -2015

3. Architectural Technicalities

  1. Fire Regulations for Architectural Design

Week 14

14- May-2015

4. Stages, Drafting and Finalization of the Architectural Project

  1. Types of Representation and Different Project Scales
  2. Project stages and project timetable
  • Preliminary Project (avan proje)
  • Final Project (kesin proje)
  • Application Project (uygulama projesi)
  • Detail Projects
  • Quantity Survey (metraj)
  • Tender Document (Ä°hale dosyası)
  1. Portfolio Preparation

Week 15

To be announced later

Final Exam