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History & Theories of Architecture 2

  • Course Code :
    ARC 222
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

The main aims of the course are to build the student's knowledge regarding: a. "Edward de Bono" creative thinking methods and techniques. b. The architectural design process. c. The architectural space definers and functional manipulation. d. The anthropometric data and its relation to the space design.

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History & Theories of Architecture 2

The course focuses on the methods of creative thinking based on writings of "Edward De Bono". In addition, student will learn about the relation between form and space and how to define a space. Also, student will learn about circulation spaces and their characteristics.

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History & Theories of Architecture 2

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- List some of the creative thinking methods.
2- Define the golden ratio and how it affects architecture buildings.
3- Define the relation between human dimensions and functional spaces needs.
4- Define the design process
5- Define the different types of space definers.
6- Point out space characteristics according to its definers and openings
7- Differentiate between functional and circulation spaces.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Think creatively based on de Bono's systematic methods.
2- Use critical methods to analyze architectural spaces.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use appropriate graphic techniques to point out spaces characteristics.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Search for information and adopt life-long self-learning.
2- Refer to relevant literatures

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History & Theories of Architecture 2

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Design Process: What Is Creativity 1 1
Design Process: Creative Thinking; Lateral Thinking: Challenge 1 1
Design Process: Creative Thinking; Lateral Thinking: Alternatives 1 1
Design Process: Creative Thinking; Lateral Thinking: Provocation 2 2
Design Process: Data Gathering; Who do we design for? (Human Dimensions 2 2
Design Process: Problem Definition and data analysis & synthesis 2 2
Design Process: Data Gathering; What are the building type requirements? (Circulation) 3 3
Space Definition 3 3

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lecture
Research

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History & Theories of Architecture 2

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final exam : 40.00
Homework assignments 15.00
In Class Quizzes 15.00
Mid-term examinations 30.00
Participation 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Architecture: Form, Space, and Order Francis D. K. Ching Wiley
Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design Technical Data for Professional Practice Donald Watson McGraw Hill

Recommended books :

a) Crosbie, Wattson: Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data. 1997 b) De Bono, E., Serious Creativity: Using the Power of Lateral Thinking to Create New Ideas, HarperCollins, 1995

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