Course Code: 
FA 106
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theory: 
2
Practice: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
It is aimed to make the students draw according to the principals and rules of technical drawing in valid all over the world.
Course Content: 

Within the context of this course the project of a house with a couple spaces will be worked by starting from the drawings of geometric forms and objects. The house project will be drawn in terms of application project with furnishing of wet spaces and sizes as well. Practices over drawings of objects, house plan and sections of them will be made by students.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Seminar, 5: Project, 6: Teamwork; 7:Technical excursion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Jury, C: Homework, D:Quiz, E:Internship

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1. Student, gains the ability to percept and draw basic and complicated geometrical forms.

2

1, 5

A, C

2. Student, learns technical drawing; a universal tool for drawing and reading projects, surveying and designing.

2

1, 5

A, C

3. Student, gains the capability of 2 and 3 dimensional presentation by the presentation of basic building elements of an exemplar project with plans, sections and elevations.

2

1, 5

A, C

4. Student, gains the theoretical knowledge of technical drawing in relation with its connections and collaborations with other disciplines.

2

1, 5

A, C

5. Student, becomes capable of creating 2 and 3 dimensional designs, architectural compositions. Comprehends visual perception and arrangement techniques.

2

1, 5

A, C

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Preparation

1

Introduction to the course. Introduction to orthographical projection. Project reading and drawing; Introduction to drawing environment, tools and their use, freehand drawing.

 

2

Projection. Coordinates and projection methods, Drawing planes. Inclined axonometric (Cavalier); Use of drawing tools, drawing, hatching and dotting techniques. Three-dimensional practice

 

3

Projections of dots, lines and planes. Concept of plan, section and elevation (Military perspective); surveying from a model with the help of two-way expression technique, three dimensional readout.

 

4

Developing the concept of plan, section and elevation. Perpendicular axonometric (Isometric); Line dialect, thickness, depth, distance, section and expression of materials.

 

5

Comprehending the surfaces of the objects, 3 dimensional readout in drawing plane; Working with plan, section and elevations, dimensioning techniques.

 

6

Midterm I; In-term Portfolio Evaluation

 

7

Introduction of basic building elements on a 1/100 scale project. Foundation and roof; Working with 1/100 scale plan, section and elevations. Dimensioning techniques.

 

8

Definition and application of building elements on a 1/50 scale project. Symbols; 1/50 Plan study, Military perspective practice. Symbol dialect.

 

9

Definition and application of building elements on a 1/50 scale project. Parallel Perspective, (Inclined Axonometric) Cavalier; 1/50 scale section, elevation study, Cavalier perspective practice.

 

10

Definition and application of building elements on a 1/50 scale project. Parallel Perspective, (Perpendicular Axonometric) Isometric; 1/50 scale elevation study, Isometric perspective practice.

 

11

Midterm II; In-term Portfolio Evaluation

 

12

Review of building elements on 1/50 scale project; 1/50 Project study

 

13

Review of building elements on 1/50 scale project; 1/50 Project study

 

14

Make-up Exam, Review of building elements on 1/50 scale project; 1/50 Project study, practice and general review.

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

  • Mimarlıkta Teknik Resim.  Prof.Dr.Orhan Şahinler
  • İzdüşümler. Prof.Dr.Latife Gürer
  • Mimaride İzdüşüm ve Çizim Yöntemleri. Prof.Dr.Çetin Türkçü
  • Çizimlerle Bina Yapım Rehberi. Francis D.H. Ching
  •  

Additional Resources

  • Manual of Graphic Techniques 4, Tom Porter
  • Architectural Drawing, John Willey & Sons
  • Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers, P.Lesau

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

15

Homework

1

30

Project (Assignment)

 

 

Laboratory

 

 

Field survey

 

 

Seminars/presentations

 

 

Other

1

15

Final Exam (Final Project)

1

40

Contrıbutıon of Final Examination to Overall Grade

 

40

Contrıbutıon of In-term Studies to Overall Grade

 

60

Total

 

100

Course Category

Expertise/Field Courses

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

 

No

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution Level

 (1: lowest,                               5: highest )

1

2

3

4

5

1

Critical thinking skills: Ability to develop clear and open questions, use abstract ideas to express ideas, evaluate opposing views, reach to the well-examined results and test them with similar criteria and standards

 

 

 

 

 

2

Communication / Graphic communication skills: Ability to formally express each stage of planning and design process with various techniques including hand-drawings and information technologies to create appropriate presentations; to have an ability of a complete and accurate technical description and documentation of the project

X

 

 

 

 

3

Research skills/ Ability of Utilization from Examples: Ability to obtain relevant information, assessment, recording and apply during the architectural processes; the ability to discover examples that are appropriate to program and form, concerning the composition and development of architectural and urban projects

 

 

 

 

 

4

Design skills: Understanding the creation, development and implementation processes of two and three dimension design, architectural composition, and visual perception and organization in urban design, ability to apply basic architectural principles in building, interiors and layout

 

 

 

 

 

5

World architecture: Comprehending the rules of world  architecture, landscape and urban design, and also the climatic, technological, socio-economic and cultural factors which shape these principles

 

 

 

 

 

6

Regional Architecture / Cultural Diversity: Comprehending the effects of national traditions and historical heritage in national and vernacular architecture including local architecture, landscape and urban design.

 

 

 

 

 

7

Cultural Heritage and Conservation: Having awareness of the protection of historical areas as well as the basic principles for the documentation of historical monuments and buildings for the preparation of their restoration projects.

 

 

 

 

 

8

Sustainability: Conservation of artificial sources which also include naturally and culturally significant buildings and spaces, regarding the role of sustainability in the architectural and urban design decisions and understanding the formation of healthy buildings and establishments 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Social Responsibility: Comprehending  the needs, behaviors, social and spatial patterns which characterize different cultures

 

 

 

 

 

10

Nature and Human: Understanding the interaction between physical environment and humans

 

 

 

 

 

11

Geographical Conditions: Ability to design settlement and building considering the natural and artificial properties of site 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Life safety: Understanding the basic principles of life safety systems with an emphasis on the topic of emergency exits

 

 

 

 

 

13

Structural systems: Understanding the behavioral principles of standing structures with vertical and horizontal forces and the development and application of contemporary load-bearing systems

 

 

 

 

 

14

Building Physics and Environmental Systems: Understanding the basic principles of lighting, acoustics, air-conditioning and energy use in the design of environmental systems.

 

 

 

 

 

15

Building Shell Systems: Understanding the materials and basic design systems and correct application types of building shells

 

 

 

 

 

16

Building Service Systems : Understanding the basic design principles of building service systems composing,  plumbing , electric , vertical circulation, communication, security and fire safety systems

 

 

 

 

 

17

Construction Materials and Applications: Understanding the principles and standards of building materials and components in terms of production and applications.

 

 

 

 

 

18

Integration of Building Systems: Ability of evaluation, selection and integration of building service systems, environment, security and building shells in building design.

 

 

 

 

 

19

Program Organization and Evaluation: The ability to evaluate an architectural project with a comprehensive program, according to the design criteria concerning the client, user requirements, appropriate precedents, space and equipment requirements, site conditions and related laws and standards

 

 

 

 

 

20

Comprehensive Project Development: Ability to improve and evaluate an architectural project with comprehensive program from graphical design to system details (Structural and environmental systems, security, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

21

Control of Building Cost: Within the framework of the design project; understanding the basics of finance, building economy and cost control

 

 

 

 

 

22

Architect-Employer Relationship: Understanding the responsibility of analyzing the requirements of the owner and customer as an architect

 

 

 

 

 

23

Teamwork and Collaboration: Ability to enhance individual skills and take on different roles through identification and work as a member of the design team , in conjunction with other environments

 

 

 

 

 

24

Project Management: Understanding the duty of tasking, contracting, personnel management, consultants, project delivery methods and service agreement

 

 

 

 

 

25

Application Management: Understanding issues of office organization, business planning, marketing, financial management, project management, risk mitigation, the basic principles of leadership and the profession of issues affecting the globalization, outsourcing, project delivery, expanding practice that support the profession of architecture

 

 

 

 

 

26

Leadership: Understanding the pioneer role of the architect in the process of project and design for contract administration

 

 

 

 

 

27

Legal Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding the legal responsibilities of the architect in building design and construction such as public health, safety and well-being, property rights, zoning and housing regulations, user rights which affect architectural studies

 

 

 

 

 

28

Architectural Practice / Professional Development: Understanding the role of the internship in professional development, and  mutual rights and responsibilities of the employer and the trainee

 

 

 

 

 

29

Professional Ethics: Understanding the ethical issues that are related to the professional adjudication in architectural design and practice

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

ECTS / STUDENT WORK LOAD

 

NUMBER

DURATION 
(HOURS)

TOTAL WORK LOAD 
(HOURS)

Course Duration (14 weeks x total work hours)

14

5

70

Workload outside the classroom (research and reviews)

14

2

28

Quiz

 

 

 

Homework

14

3

42

Presentation/Seminars

 

 

 

Midterm

2

5

10

Project

5

1

5

Laboratory

 

 

 

Field survey

 

 

 

Others

 

 

 

Final exam (Final Project)

1

5

5

Total work load

 

 

160

Total work load / 25

 

 

6,4

ECTS of the course

 

 

6