ZORUNLU DERSLER

MİMARLIK BÖLÜMÜ ZORUNLU DERSLERİ
1. SINIF / GÜZ DÖNEMİ

ARCH 101 BASIC DESIGN (4-4) 6
This course is an introduction to the basic elements, concepts and principles of design. It comprises specific assignments to develop mental and manual skills to deal with the design problems at hand and to form visual and formal values for forming compositional unities in two and three dimensions.
ARCH 121 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE (2-0) 2
This course provides an introduction to the basic scope and vocabulary of architecture and architectural design. It includes the theoretical study of the primary concepts of architectural knowledge, principally on architectural form, structure, function and context. It examines these architectural concepts in detail in order to develop the basic means and criteria of understanding and evaluating the formation of architectural products within their environment.
ARCH 131 TECHNICAL DRAWING (2-2) 3
This course involves exercises to develop perception, communication, and visual concepts in architecture by using drawing media. It concentrates on specific themes, such as formal rules of abstraction, visualization of three dimensionality, drawing to scale, proficiency in drawing, manipulation of drafting techniques, and basic skills of graphic expressions. The drawing equipment, materials and techniques are introduced to students via this course.
ARCH 103 FREE-HAND DRAWING (3-0) 3
This course introduces students free hand drawing and to describe how to make architectural sketches.
Course designed to improve students’ skills of visual expression.

  1. SINIF / BAHAR DÖNEMİ

ARCH 102 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN (4-4) 6
This studio course is the introductory course for the design studios. It introduces students what the architectural design idea is and to analyzing design ideas in a given project. It demonstrates that design process is depended to the concepts of context and program. Students firstly encounter with what the context and program are.
ARCH 104 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY I (2-0) 2
Architectural History I is the first one of four general survey courses that provide students with a critical understanding of architectural developments and cross-cultural relations. The material presented in this course is drawn from the Neolithic through the Middle Ages and will focus particularly on the architecture of Europe and the Mediterranean basin. The course will deal with architecture and built environment within a contextual frame.
ARCH 132 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING (2-2) 3
This course introduces students to architectural drawing techniques in proper scales. It involves exercises to give the principles of three dimensional, pictorial drawing techniques, and perspective drawings (one point perspective and two points perspective). It focuses to architectural drawing methods from site plan and sections to application project scale.
ARCH 122 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING MECHANICS (2-0) 2
Introduction to principles of statics and strength. Force vectors, equivalent force systems, free body diagrams, support reactions, analysis of planar trusses, analysis of beams, shear force, bending moment and axial force diagrams, centroids and moment of inertia of sections, stress and strain, axial stress, shear stress, bending stress, combined stress effects.

  2. SINIF / GÜZ DÖNEMİ

ARCH 201 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO I (4-4) 6
This is the first studio in the Architectural Design Studio series, which totals 6 studios in all. The Architectural Design Studio series constitutes the core of the architectural curriculum. The Architectural Design Studio series allows students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge/skills to specific design problems. Each studio in the series covers various aspects of design and places in a different emphasis on the topic, concept, scale, and context of the design problem. This course introduces students what the “dwelling” means and related concepts are such as neighbourhood, privacy, private space in a physical context.
ARCH 225 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY II (2-0) 2
Architectural History II is the second one of four general survey courses that provides students with a critical understanding of architectural developments and cross-cultural relations. The material presented in this course is drawn from the end of the 7th through the 19th centuries and will focus particularly on the architecture of Europe and the Mediterranean basin. The course will deal with architecture and built environment within a contextual frame.
ARCH 233 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS I (2-2) 3
Covering the aspects of building construction by concentrating on the main elements of buildings. In this respect, architectural background of buildings such as foundations, walls, and floor systems are analyzed. Also, terminology regarding various materials and structural systems are covered within the content of this course.
ARCH 237 BEHAVIOR AND ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES (2-0) 2
A survey of the elements influencing the behavior of structures. Use of appropriate approximate and exact methods of analysis. Deflections, distribution of internal forces and stresses. Behavior of frame systems under gravitational and lateral load effects.
ARCH 243 BUILDING SCIENCE I (2-0) 2
The course covers evaluation of factors that create the climatic environment, precautions regarding to climatic environment and standards and regulations on the subject, heat flow and movements due to heat in building elements, rules that will be taken into consideration during the design in terms of fuel economy, solar control methods, precautions to be taken against water and moisture on building, insulation systems and their details. In addition the course provides principles of integrating HVAC systems and into design while regarding renewable energy potential. Design integration of water supply and disposal, waste management are also subjects of the course.
ARCH 203 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN I (2-2) 3
This is an undergraduate course which aims to develop the basic skills for 2D architectural drawing and 3D architectural modeling using one or more computer aided design software. This course is the first phase of the series of the computer aided design courses based on a total comprehension of architectural drawing, modeling and representation by computer aided design applications in pursuit of a contemporary means of architectural design and representation at the end. It aims to bring the students of architecture in the basic information and tools for 2D architectural drawing and 3D architectural modeling by a comprehension of the basic rules for a computer aided orthographic composition and 3D representation of the architectural design projects. Producing architectural drawings and modelings in different scales in computer aided software forms the essential part of the course.

  2. SINIF / BAHAR DÖNEMİ

ARCH 202 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  II (4-4) 6
This is the second studio in the Architectural Design Studio series, which totals 6 studios in all. The Architectural Design Studio series constitutes the core of the architectural curriculum. The Architectural Design Studio series allows students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge/skills to specific design problems. Each studio in the series covers various aspects of design and places a different emphasis on the topic, concept, scale, and context of the design problem. The main focus of this course is the notions of privacy and publicity within a physical context. The architectural programming is moderate and small-scale. The topics may cover but not limited to housing, office and administration, retail, education and research, sports, recreation and public safety. The drawing and representation scale of the projects will mainly constitute of 1/100 scale.
ARCH 204 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY III (2-0) 2
Architectural History III is the third one of four general survey courses that provide students with a critical understanding of architectural developments and cross-cultural relations. This course covers art and architecture of the 20th and 21th centuries as exemplified especially in Europe and USA. Steady and rapid changes, similar and contrasting ideas and their reflections in art & and architecture will be discussed in the course.
ARCH 234 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS II (2-2) 3
Covering the aspects of building construction by concentrating on the main elements of buildings. In this respect, architectural background such as staircases and roof systems are analyzed. Also, terminology regarding various materials and structural systems are covered within the content of this course.
ARCH 238 INNOVATIVE STRUCTURAL APPLICATIONS (2-0) 2
An environment of innovative application for theoretical concepts acquired in previous structure courses. Introductory use of computer software for structural analysis. Structural design projects concerning the design, building and testing of small-scale truss and frame systems.
ARCH 100 SUMMER PRACTICE: BUILDING SITE I (0-0) 0
ARCH 100 Summer Practice is the first one of the series of Summer practices in the curriculum of the department of Architecture. It has a different process than the other undergraduate courses of the department in terms of its structure and timing. In this course, the student is on his own to prepare a proper report on the development of a building process by considering the rules which were mentioned in the regulations and announced via related internet page. In general, ARCH 100 is intended to be a self-teaching process for the students of architecture in terms of building site organization and other aspects of building construction. The students are expected to complete their summer practice in a construction site with basic applications in progress.

  3. SINIF / GÜZ DÖNEMİ

ARCH 301 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  III (4-4) 6
This is the third studio in the Architectural Design Studio series, which totals six studios in all. The Architectural Design Studio series constitutes the core of the architectural curriculum. The Architectural Design Studio series allows students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge/skills to specific design problems. Each studio in the series covers various aspects of design and places a different emphasis on the topic, concept, scale, and context of the design problem. The main focus of this course is to concentrate on medium scale public buildings (such as office blocks, governmental buildings, education and research units, sport and recreational buildings etc.) or housing projects by focusing on the integration of composition, site, program, mass and form in relation to structure, and methods of construction.
ARCH 305 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS III (2-2) 3
Covering the aspects of building construction by concentrating on the main elements of buildings. In this respect, architectural background of building systems such as Environmental & Utility Services, Ceiling Systems, Cladding & Wood Veneering, Structural Glazing systems, Curtain Wall Systems are analyzed. Also, terminology regarding various materials and structural systems are covered within the content of this course.
ARCH 311 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY IV (2-0) 2
Architectural History IV is the last one of four general survey courses that provides students with a critical understanding of architectural developments and cross-cultural relations. This course covers art and architecture of the 20th and 21th centuries as exemplified especially in Turkey. Steady and rapid changes, similar and contrasting ideas and their reflections in art & and architecture will be discussed in the course.
ARCH 313 PRINCIPLES OF CITY PLANNING (3-0) 3
Definition of the city, its development and analysis of its elements, functions, and corresponding physical form. Introduction to city planning: historical background, land-use planning, transportation planning, planning at different scales, management of cities, legal framework guiding the formation of cities.
ARCH 315 HERITAGE CONSCIOUSNESS & CONSERVATION (3-0) 3
This course is intended for developing heritage consciousness amongst the students of architecture. ARCH315 is the introductory level course for the possible forthcoming courses concerning the issues of heritage conservation and architectural restoration. In ARCH315 students are expected to get information about cultural heritage, understand the meaning and importance of architectural heritage with respect to the values of them.

  3. SINIF / BAHAR DÖNEMİ

ARCH 302 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  IV (4-4) 6
This is the fourth studio in the Architectural Design Studio series, which totals 6 studios in all. The Architectural Design Studio series constitutes the core of the architectural curriculum. The Architectural Design Studio series allows students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge/skills to specific design problems. Each studio in the series covers various aspects of design and places a different emphasis on the topic, concept, scale, and context of the design problem. The main focus of this course is on the contextual interpretation of design problem within a technological context which consists of tectonic, structural, accessibility and sustainability aspects. The topic and scale vary depending on design problem.
ARCH 312 URBAN DESIGN (2-2) 3
This is an undergraduate course which aims to develop an understanding on the general concepts, theories, principles and practices of urban design including the development of an urban design proposal from surveying and analysis to design and representation within the students of architecture. The courses deals with urban design as an operative field at the intersection of planning and design from political, economic and social planning and development to spatial interventions in urban scale to produce a generative urban space for the public. In this sense, developing a design concept for a piece of urban land regarding historical and new trends, theories and principles of urban design in terms of architectural interventions in urban public space is the main objective of the course. Contextual and spatial surveying, documentation and analysis as well as developing and representing a design concept in urban scale are also projected as part of the course.
ARCH 314 CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURAL THEORIES (3-0) 3
This course covers the main theoretical discussions that guide the practice of architecture, from the Enlightenment up until the 21st century. The course delves into the principal philosophical discussions of the 19th, 20th and the 21st centuries, the architectural movements that they commenced; and the architectural practices that came forth as a reflection of those movements. By examining these theories and their reflected practices, the course provides the student the criteria to understand and critically contemplate upon the contemporary developments of the architectural field today.
ARCH 316 HERITAGE DOCUMENTATION (2-2) 3
In ARCH316 the students are expected to get information about the methods of documentation, which is essential for transferring the built heritage of the humanity to the future generations. The methods of, survey, visual documentation and written documentation are introduced to the students via this course.
ARCH 200 SUMMER PRACTICE: BUILDING SITE II (0-0) 0
ARCH 200 Summer Practice is the second one of the series of Summer practices in the curriculum of the department of Architecture. In this course, the student is on his own to prepare a proper report on the development of a building process by considering the rules which were mentioned in the regulations and announced via related internet page, similar to the general process of ARCH 100. ARCH 200 is intended to be the second phase of a self-teaching process for the students of architecture in terms of site organization and other aspects of building construction. In ARCH 200 the students are expected to complete their summer practice in a building site, which is close to the completion with all the finishing applications and built in furniture in progress.

  4. SINIF / GÜZ DÖNEMİ

ARCH 401 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  V (4-4) 6
This is the fifth studio in the Architectural Design Studio series, which totals 6 studios in all. The Architectural Design Studio series constitutes the core of the architectural curriculum. The Architectural Design Studio series allows students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge/skills to specific design problems. Each studio in the series covers various aspects of design and places a different emphasis on the topic, concept, scale, and context of the design problem. The main focus of this course is on the contextual interpretation of design problem within a historical context. The topic and scale vary depending on design problem.
ARCH 407 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND ETHICS (3-0) 3
The purpose of this course is an introduction of the principles, practices, areas of concern, ethics and types of organizations in practice of architecture profession. Emphasis is placed on history of the profession, project management, risk management, ethics, contracts and negotiations, specifications, building planning controls, the laws, guidelines, occupational health and safety and other aspects of professional practice that guide architecture.

  4. SINIF / BAHAR DÖNEMİ

ARCH 402 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  VI (4-4) 6
This is the sixth studio in the Architectural Design Studio series, which totals 6 studios in all. The Architectural Design Studio series constitutes the core of the architectural curriculum. The Architectural Design Studio series allows students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge/skills to specific design problems. Each studio in the series covers various aspects of design and places a different emphasis on the topic, concept, scale, and context of the design problem. The main focus of this course is on the contextual interpretation of design problem within a complex urban context. The topic may vary depending on the design problem. The scale encompasses an extra large and complex building programme and/or the design of an extra large building complex.
ARCH 408 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROJECT REPORT (0-2) 1
Architectural Design Project Report is a complementary course to ARCH 402 Architectural Design Studio VI. Therefore the development of the thesis is monitored by studio instructors parallel to the development of students’ projects. Students submit two “interim reports” during the semester and a “Final Report” during the final project jury.
SUMMER PRACTICE III: ARCHITECTURAL OFFICE (0-0) 0
ARCH 300 Summer Practice is the last one of the series of Summer practices in the curriculum of the department of Architecture. In this course, the student prepares a proper report on the working process of an architectural office by considering the rules which were mentioned in the regulations and announced via related internet page, similar to the general process of ARCH 200 and ARCH 100. ARCH 300 is intended to be the last phase of a self-teaching process for the students of architecture, which complete their real life experience with their observations on and their participation to the working process of architectural office.