ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 3

Courses

Course Title: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 3                                                    180 Hrs.

Objective of the Course: Provide students with basic understanding of design process and design vocabulary through a set of graded design exercises as well as Introduction of space structure and form in architecture.

Course Outline: Studio inputs on principles of geometric, structural and spatial organization, routes of movements, image, structure and identity; characteristics and synthesis of space and form, behavior and strength of materials, spanning systems and techniques of construction; use of a varied kit of tools in architectural design and presentation e.g. Photography, freehand, technical drawing, CAD etc; computer graphics, basic modelling techniques, Space and form appreciation, Rendering techniques and presentation techniques; basic principles of photography as medium for recording observation, presentation and communication in Architecture; digital manipulation and editing of still and motion pictures.

Learning Methods:  Lectures leading to research and brief formulation in a design project with the aid of Fieldwork and case studies

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to make presentations of field work and case studies. There will be continuous assessment of performance

Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to present/pin-up their portfolio works

Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Architecture: the design experience by Stubbins and Associates, Hugh, The crit by Doidge, Charles

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