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Architectural Design 5

  • Course Code :
    ARC 411
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    4.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

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Area of Study :

Developing students preliminary design ideas into a full architectural project comprise major elements having wide structural spans. including architectural drawings, audio-visual presentations and physical or computer generated models.

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Architectural Design 5

Architectural design of complex, multi functional buildings comprising wide span elements, Programmed studies, Data collection and analysis, Realizing architectural design for multi functional buildings and groups of buildings, taking into consideration environmental issues as well as internal and external space studies.

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Architectural Design 5

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of concepts and theories of basic applied and engineering sciences appropriate to architectural engineering.
2- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basics of information and communication technology (ICT).

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Solve architectural problems often on the basis of limited and possibly contradicting information.
2- Ability to derive different alternative solutions and reach architectural decisions considering balanced costs, benefits, technology applicability, safety, quality, reliability, site constraints, urban planning context and environmental impact.
3- Select and appraise appropriate ICT tools to a variety of architectural and engineering problems.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Conduct research and collect data from different resources.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Deal with others according to the rules of the professional ethics.

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Architectural Design 5

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Projects data collection, site visits and data review. 24 6 18
Data Analysis. 16 4 12
pre-presentations of research work. 8 2 6
presentations of research work. 8 2 6
Development and follow up. 32 8 24
Final drawings, finishing and representation of projects. 24 6 18

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Architectural Design 5

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures.
Design studios.
Research assignments.
Information collection from different sources.
Class discussions, sessions and design critiques.

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Architectural Design 5

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Architectural Design 5

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Environmental Design: An Introduction for Architects and Engineers Randall Thomas  Taylor & Francis
Neufert Architects Data Ernst & Peter Neufert BlackWell

Course notes :

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Recommended books :

Ramsey, C.; Ray, J. & Hoke, Jr.Architectural Graphic Standards/Tenth Edition, AIA. John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2000, NJ. USA/AIA. John Wiley & Sons Inc. Chiara, J.Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design.

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