SEMESTER 1

 

 

COURSE NO.     COURSE NAME   CREDITS

 

 

MAKING OF ARCHITECTURE

 

111  Materials and Construction      2

112  Building Construction              2

113  Fundamentals of Structure      3

 

REPRESENTING ARCHITECTURE

 

211  Drawing, Painting, Sketching    3

212  Solid Geometry + Tech. Dwgs   4

213  Design in Space                     2

 

SYNTHESIZING ARCHITECTURE

 

511  Studio I (Making of Space)      6

 

 

HISTORY/THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE

 

311  Culture and Built Form             2

 

      

Total credits=24

 

Duration 15 + 1 weeks

MAKING OF ARCHITECTURE

 

 

COURSE NO. 111  Materials and Construction     

 

Non-Core course. Lecture based.     CREDIT 2

 

Emphasis Understanding of various materials, basic principles of construction and simple elements of buildings and their behavior.

 

                          Content :

 

 

Method : Class discussions with case studies, visual presentation and on site studies.

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE NO. 112  Building Construction I    

 

            Core course. Lecture based.     CREDIT 2

 

Emphasis Understanding of materials and building systems in a broad overview.

 

                          Content:

 

 

Method : Class discussions with case studies, visual presentation and on site studies.

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE NO. 113  Fundamentals of Structures I   

 

            Non-  Core course. Lecture based.    CREDIT 3

 

Emphasis Basic structural systems in response to the forces of nature acting upon buildings.

 

                         Content:

 

 

Method : Class presentation/discussions with complemented with models and on site studies.

Focus : Developing an intuitive understanding of structures.

 

 

REPRESENTING ARCHITECTURE

 

COURSE NO. 211 Representation I  (Drawing, Painting, Sketching)  

 

Non-core course, Project base     CREDIT  3

 

            Emphasis To develop basic design and expressional skills and understanding on

           nature of space.

 

                                      Content:

 

 

         Method :Two dimensional and three dimensional exercises. Sketch, object and

                      model making.Working with various material (paper, plaster, sand etc.)

          Design of simple artefact of day-to-day use and abstraction.

 

         Projects

 

 

 

 

COURSE NO. 212 Solid Geometry and Technical Drawings  

 

Non-core course. Project based     CREDIT  4

 

 

           Emphasis Importance of technical drawings as medium of communication as

            basic vocabulary in architecture. Learning skills and techniques to think

            and represent elements of design through 2D and 3D geometry.

            To developunderstanding of three dimensional objects and their surfaces

            during intersections.

 

                                      Content :

 

 

         Method :Two dimensional and three dimensional exercises. Sketch, object and model making.

         Orthogonal projection through drawings. Working with various material

          (paper, card-boards etc.)

 

SYNTHESIZING ARCHITECTURE

DESIGN STUDIO

COURSE NO. 511 Studio 1 (Making of Space)    CREDIT 6

 

COURSE NO. 213 Design in Space                   CREDIT 2

 

(These two courses may be combined)

Core course. Project based

 

                              Projects :

 

 

            Focus : What can we propose / support technically, ethically, morally? In what way the

            existing place has become better after our intervention?

 

 

 

 

HISTORY AND THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE

 

 

COURSE NO. 311  Culture and Built form    

 

            Non-core course. Lecture based.     CREDIT 2

 

 

Emphasis Architecture is a cultural construct and an expression of a culture’s underlying value systems.

 

                         Content :

 

 

Method : Class presentations, project work, group studies.

             Comparative analysis of different cultures and their expressions.

 

 

 

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