Course Code: 
ARCH 328
Course Type: 
Area Elective
Theory: 
2
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
Modelling of architectural designs in 2D and 3D using Building Information Modelling techniques and their presentation.
Course Content: 

•Understanding BIM and the architectural element hierarchy

•Defining architectural element hierarchy

•Adding walls, doors and windows

•Adding plumbing fixtures and other components

•Linking AutoCAD DWG files

•Working with Footprint and Extrusion Roofs

•Adding railings and extensions to stairs

•Using Orientation, Project North and True North

•Defining Text and Dimension styles

•Creating Worksets

•Adding new families

•Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints

•Defining in place mass model

•Plotting and creating a PDF

•Materials, lights and render settings

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

Drawing an architectural project in 2D.

2

1, 2, 5

A, C, D

Modelling an architectural project in 3D.

2

1, 2, 5

A, C, D

Drawing a surveyed site in 2D and modelling the given site in 3D.

2

1, 2, 5

A, C, D

Drawing the site plan of an architectural project.

2

1, 2, 5

A, C, D

Preparing an architectural project according to standards, suitable for future constructions.

2

1, 2, 5

A, C, D

Preparing a photo-realistic presentation of an architectural project.

2

1, 2, 5

A, C, D

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Preparation

1

Understanding BIM and the architectural element hierarchy.

 

2

Defining architectural element hierarchy, adding walls, doors and windows.

 

3

Adding plumbing fixtures and other components.

 

4

Linking AutoCAD DWG files

 

5

Working with Footprint and Extrusion Roofs.

 

6

Adding railings and extensions to stairs.

 

7

Using Orientation, Project North and True North.

 

8

Defining Text and Dimension styles, creating Worksets.

 

9

MIDTERM

 

10

Adding new families.

 

11

Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints.

 

12

Defining in place mass model.

 

13

Plotting and creating a PDF

 

14

Materials, lights and render settings.

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook -
Additional Resources
  • Baykal, G., Aydın, U., 2019, REVIT Architecture 2019, ABAKÜS Yayıncılık, İstanbul.

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 2 40
Homework  5 20
Project (Assignment)    
Laboratory    
Field survey    
Seminars/presentations    
Other    
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

4

56

Workload outside the classroom (research and reviews)

14

3

42

Quiz

2

4

8

Homework

5

2

10

Presentation/Seminars

     

Midterm

     

Project

     

Laboratory

     

Field survey 

     

Others 

     

Final exam (Final Project)

1

4

4

Total work load 

 

 

120

Total work load / 25

 

 

4,80

ECTS of the course

 

 

5