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History & Theories of Architecture 4

  • Course Code :
    ARC 322
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: Understand order in Building, The Sense of Order, Factors of Coherence Repetition and Similarity, Proximity, From Order to Chaos, Homogeneity and Texture ,Gradation, Hierarchy, Contrast, Complexity, Contradiction, Chaos, Regularity and Irregularity, Simplicity, Spatiality of Objects, Relationships between Objects, Elements of Spatial Definition.

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History & Theories of Architecture 4

Designing community facilities, Educational, Cultural, Health, Recreational, Commercial, Administrative and Tourist buildings.

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History & Theories of Architecture 4

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basics of information and communication technology (ICT).
2- Acquire knowledge and understanding of different histories and theories of architecture across different eras.
3- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of building regulations and legislations in practicing architecture as well as administration and management principles relevant to engineering in general and architecture in particular

b. Intellectual Skills:

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Conduct research and collect data from different resources.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Write technical reports and/or essays in accordance with standard scientific guidelines.
2- Work coherently and communicate effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team in researches and /or assignments and projects.

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History & Theories of Architecture 4

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Order in Building, The Sense of Order, Factors of Coherence Repetition and Similarity, Proximity 4 4 _
From Order to Chaos, Homogeneity and Texture 4 4 _
Gradation, Hierarchy, Contrast, Complexity 4 4 _
Contradiction, Chaos, Regularity and Irregularity 4 4 _
Simplicity, Spatiality of Objects 4 4 _
Relationships between Objects, Elements of Spatial Definition 4 4 _

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History & Theories of Architecture 4

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures.
Research assignments.
Information collection from different sources.
Site Visits and field trips.

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History & Theories of Architecture 4

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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History & Theories of Architecture 4

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design Technical Data for Professional Practice Donald Watson McGraw Hill

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Web Sites :

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