ZORUNLU DERSLER

MİMARLIK BÖLÜMÜ ZORUNLU DERSLERİ 1. SINIF / GÜZ DÖNEMİ

ARCH 101 BASICS OF DESIGN (4-6) 7
This course is the introduction to the basic concepts and principles of design. It comprises specific exercises, including brainstorming steps, to develop mental and manual skills to cope with design problems and to establish visual values for structuring and articulating two and three dimensional spatial compositions in different media.
ARCH 121 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE (3-0) 3
This course intends to introduce the student to the basic scope and vocabulary of architecture. It includes the study of the primary aspects of architectural knowledge, principally on architectural form, structure and function, in order to develop the students’ ability to understand architectural products in their formal, structural and functional aspects, to comprehend their physical and cultural determinants, to recognize their relationships with their environments and to critically evaluate them in terms of their formal, structural, functional and contextual characteristics.
ARCH 131 TECHNICAL DRAWING (2-2) 3
This course involves exercises to develop perception, communication, and visual concepts in architecture by using drawing media. ARCH 131 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 137 INNOVATIVE DIGITAL APPLICATIONS (2-2) 3
ARCH 135 HUMANITIES (2-0) 2
This course offers an art-historical exploration of how human creative practices relate to technology, religious beliefs, socio-political realities, gender and everyday life. Each lecture will introduce some of the basic themes, terms, and institutions that define our modern conception of art. The course covers the period ranging from prehistory to late nineteenth century. Readings are selected from classical and contemporary sources to complement to lectures and to help students develop their critical intellectual inquiry.
MCS 117 GEOMETRY FOR ARCHITECTS (3-0) 3

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ARCH 102 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN (4-6) 7
This course involves exercises to develop mental and manual skills to cope with architectural design problems; the development of visual values and consciousness for structuring and articulating three-dimensional spatial compositions. Gives a preliminary perception on design procedure and consists of both abstract and concrete processes in the progress of design education in architecture.
ARCH 104 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY I (3-0) 3
Architectural History I is the first one of three 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 within a contextual framework. This course aims to examine both, the contrasting major ideas and their effect on the built environment, as well as, how the same basic needs can lead to different solutions dependent on the context.  Special emphasis is also given to discuss parallel developments and interaction between the cultures.
ARCH 136 INNTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL THEORY (3-0) 3
ARCH 122 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING MECHANICS (3-0) 3
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.
ARCH 132 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING (2-2) 3
This course is an introduction to the professional knowledge of architecture in terms of the design and analysis of architectural products. It consists of basic technical information about the essentials of architectural planning process, such as the site and context analysis, program formation, structural elements and systems, architectural elements and planning principles, universal design, fire regulations, or stages of an architectural project. The objective of this course is to develop the ability of critical and analytical thinking for the design and analysis of architectural products.
ARCH 134 MATERIALS OF ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION (2-0) 2
The major building materials which are involved in the making of buildings are discussed in the context of this course, with respect to their different properties and usage.

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ARCH 201 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO I (4-6) 7
This course involves introduction to architectural design. The course comprises relatively small and medium-scaled projects such as a house, a greenhouse, a mo-camp, etc. Basic information on architectural survey, including topographical, formal and functional analysis is practiced in the progress of the project. Particular stress is on architectural design elements. Specific concerns on form, structure, configuration, indoor-outdoor relationship, and so on, are discussed.
ARCH 225 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY II (3-0) 3
Architectural History II is the second one of three general survey courses which provides students with a basic critical understanding of architectural developments and culture. As an introductory survey course to architectural history, the main objective of this course is to provide students with basic knowledge on the architecture and architectural culture of the Islamic Middle Ages (Arabic, Seljuk, Ottoman), Renaissance and Baroque. The course is covering a time interval between the Middle Ages and the end of the 19th century and discussing architectural productions and built environment within a contextual framework. This course aims to point out contrasting major ideas and their effect on the architecture. It also aims to emphasis on the parallel developments and the interactions between the cultures. At the end of the course, students are expected to demonstrate a general knowledge on building types, plan typologies and architectural styles in the above mentioned periods.
ARCH 233 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS I (2-4) 4
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 (3-0) 3
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 (3-0) 3
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.
ARCH 285 INNOVATIVE DIGITAL APPLICATIONS II (2-2) 3

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ARCH 202 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  II (4-6) 7
This course is the continuation of architectural design studies on an advanced level. It comprises relatively middle size public building projects such as a museum, a cultural center, a boutique hotel, or a small business center, so on. Advanced practice on architectural survey and functional analysis is included in the studio work. In addition to specific concerns on form, structure, configuration, and indoor-outdoor relationship, the relation with urban context and structural system design are elaborated in detail.
ARCH 204 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY III (3-0) 3
Architectural History III is the last one of the three architectural history survey courses. The main objective of this course is to provide students with basic knowledge on the steady and rapid changes of the 20th and 21th centuries’ architecture. The ideas and architectural manifestos and also their worldwide reflections in the architecture will be discussed during the semester.
ARCH 234 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS II (2-4) 4
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 (3-0) 3
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 242 BUILDING SCIENCE II (3-0) 3
The course covers solar control methods and its tools, principles of natural and artificial lighting, physical sizes related with the acoustic environment, prevention from noise and sound insulation, acoustically formatting, sound absorbers and relevant standards and regulations, issues that need to be considered against to the fire during the design.

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ARCH 301 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  III (4-6) 7
This course comprises relatively medium and large scale building projects with multiple functions, such as housing development in an urban context, including social facilities, or five- star hotels and holiday resorts, or cultural complexes with multiple functions, or more. Advanced practice on complex architectural settings and an incisive analysis of urban environment is included in the studio work. In addition to specific concerns of design studios, a particular emphasis is given to the recognition of various activities in complex building settings, within the context of their cultural, aesthetic and social dimensions. Furthermore, contextual thinking and an original approach to complex problems is required with an elaborated design language.
ARCH 305 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS III (2-4) 4
ARCH 311 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY IV (3-0) 3

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ARCH 302 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  IV (4-6) 7
This course comprises relatively large scale buildings or building complexes, such as mass-housing, sport complex, city museum and research center, urban infill proposals, or more. Advanced practice on complex architectural settings and an incisive analysis of urban environment is included in the studio work. In addition to specific concerns of design studios, a particular emphasis is given to the recognition of various activities in complex building settings, within the context of their cultural, aesthetic and social dimensions. Particular emphasis is on both the elaboration of original design approaches and their representational qualities in relation to the analytical work on given subjects. Furthermore, contextual thinking and developing comprehensive proposals on urban level is required with an elaborated design language.
ARCH 308 HERITAGE CONSCIOUSNESS & DOCUMENTATION (3-0) 3
This course is intended for developing heritage consciousness amongst the students of architecture. ARCH303 is the introductory level course for the possible forthcoming courses concerning the issues of heritage conservation and architectural restoration. In ARCH303 students are expected to get information about cultural heritage, understand the meaning and importance of architectural heritage and learn the methods of documentation, which is essential for transferring the built heritage of the humanity to the future generations. 

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ARCH 401 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  V (4-6) 7
This course comprises large scale buildings or building complexes in an urban context. Advanced practice on intricate architectural programs like business-shopping centers, education and museum complexes, buildings in university campuses, and so on, and accordingly an incisive analysis and design of the complex urban setting are included in the studio work. Particular emphasis is on the elaboration of original design approaches with outstanding cultural, aesthetic and social values. Contextual thinking and developing comprehensive proposals on urban level is required with an elaborated design language.

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ARCH 402 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO  VI (4-6) 7
This course comprises the development and design of a large-scale architectural project with the elaboration of its extensive urban setting. Advanced practice on intricate architectural programs like airports, university campuses, hospitals, and so on, and accordingly an incisive analysis and design of the complex urban setting are included in the studio work. The student is required to assess cultural, aesthetic and social dimensions of the specific design problem and to represent a comprehensive architectural project with original design approach. The planning and organization of the design process is mainly the responsibility of the student in the supervision of the tutors.
ARCH 406 DESIGN MANAGEMENT (3-0) 3
This course covers content and context of management principles of architectural design process, building/construction process and their interactions including stakeholders. The course includes design management concepts and methods, design and building/construction planning, project organization and management of knowledge, time, cost, quality and risks.