521 – from 8.30 to 10.30 Lecture: E 521 – from 8.30 to 10.30 Instructor: Prof.Dr. Ramdan Abd-El-Maksoud Prof.Dr. Tarek Saad Prof.Dr. Mostafa El Araby Room: E516 Office hours: wednesday from 2:30 to 4:30 Course code: Graduation project part 1 Course title: AE400-1
Course Aim: 1- Explore and apply appropriate architectural design methodologies with rigorous analysis,. 2- Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge that are required for architects. 3-Understand and apply conceptual, analytical, and technical principles. 4-Develop abilities and personal characteristics required to solve problems and reach for theoretically informed. 5-Carry out extensive research, critical analysis, and experimentation on topics relevant to the graduation project and specific topic addressed. 6-Demonstrate adequate ability to initiate, develop an architectural program and ultimately interpret it into workable design ideas and proposals. 7-Demonstrate a systematic understanding and responsiveness towards the multiplicity of contextual which relate to the field of design. 8-Respond to the increasing complexity of contemporary concepts, pluralist visions, as well as key issues.
Course code: Graduation project part 1 Course title: AE400-1 Intended Learning outcomes: A- Knowledge and understanding: المعرفة والفهم a.1 Define essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relevant to building design. a.2 Define the concepts, methods and techniques of the structural design, constructional and engineering problems associated with building design. a.3 Understand the significance of urban spaces. a.4 Describe all preliminary and final design, working drawings and details of architectural and urban planning. a.5 Explain Up-to-date technology relevant to Architecture. a.6 Know Professional and ethical responsibilities that should be taken by Architecture. a.7 Describe the impacts of engineering solutions on the environment.
Course code: Graduation project part 1 Course title: AE400-1 Intended Learning outcomes: المهارات الذهنيةb- Intellectual skills: b.1 Apply Systematically and creatively to formulate sound architectural designs. b.2 Select design situations and, plan to solve design problems concentrating on analyzing specific groups needs b.3 Adapt new solutions and urban and planning projects according to resources management,reports and information flow of the general design system. b.4 Select appropriate techniques of analysis in order to select and use innovative structural models
Course code: Graduation project part 1 Course title: AE400-1 Intended Learning outcomes: المهارات المهنيةc- Professional and practical skills: c.1 Prepare technical drafts and detailed drawings manually and using CAD c.2 Apply appropriate computer-based support tools and software packages for problem-solving and analysis of projects. C.3 Select appropriate material for each specific purpose. C.4 Perform effectively and inventing new design solutions for real societal problems.
Course code: Graduation project part 1 Course title: AE400-1 Intended Learning outcomes: المهارات العامة d- General skills: d.1 Communicate effectively with others according to ethics and laws. d.2 Communicate effectively within multidisciplinary team. d.3 Practice successfully within groups and able to lead individual work groups. d.4 Qualify information and adopt life-long self learning. d.5 Comply environmental issues d.6 Qualify resources & arrange tasks.
Course code: Graduation project part 1 Course title: AE400-1
Teaching and Learning Methods: 1-Guidance and orientation lectures 2-Websites. 3-Studio-based teaching, review and discussion (one-to-one and in groups),Case studies 4-Research-based teaching materials and methods, Group work 5-Directed reading and survey of relevant literature,
Student assessment : A- Procedures used: 1. Individual assignmentsto assess- knowledge base,design ability & creativity 2. Individual presentations to assess- skills of design, analysis & criticism - ability to present research generated knowledge & design development outcome. 3. Submission of a complete design projectto assess - ability to initiate, develop, interpret & communicate valid design idea
1. Midterm Exam 15 % 2. Project Phases Evaluation 15 % 3. Final Submission Evaluation 15 % 4. Studio Work 15 % 5. Final Oral Exam 40 % Total 100 % Student assessment : C- Weighting of Assessment
Recommended references: 1- Course notes: -U-Uploaded on the university website (http://www.pua.edu.eg/)
2- Required books (text books): Chira, J. and Callender, J.H., (2001). Time Saver Standards for Building Types, Mc Grow-Hill companies. Chiara, J.and Callender, J.H.,(2001),Time-Saver Standards For Site Planning, McGraw Hill Companies Russ,T.H.,(2002),Site Planning and Design Handbook,MeGraw.Hill,U.S.A
Recommended references: 3- Recommended books: A range of Architectural data textbooks and Architecture references cover the principal topics and issues addressed in the course
4-Periodicals, Web Sites,..., etc. Numerous articles cover pertinent topics in most architectural periodicals, namely Architectural Review, Architectural Record, and L’ARCA. Web sites: RIBA & AIA