Ders Kodu: 
ARCH 483
Ders Tipi: 
Alan Seçmeli
Teori Saati: 
Uygulama Saati: 
Laboratuvar Saati: 
Dersin Dili: 
Dersin Amacı: 
The most important features that having multiple functions and structures that combine multiple disciplines within the healthcare buildings. Here is the aim to teach combination of multiple functions and disciplines of national and international principles of healthcare facilities planning and formation of mindset.
Dersin İçeriği: 

Design principles are developed according to each nation's own request. But we are working on international design principles. To receive international accreditation of healthcare facilities should be regulated. The main content of this course contains to examine the design principles for international accreditation and to explain with the examples of good solution.

Dersin Öğretim Yöntemleri: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Seminar, 5: Project, 6: Teamwork; 7:Technical excursion
Dersin Ölçme Yöntemleri: 
A: Testing, B: Jury, C: Homework, D:Quiz, E:Internship

Dikey Sekmeler

Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
What are the health structures of the students should pay attention to the planning criteria 4, 12, 15, 17, 23 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 A, C, D
According to the learned and the criteria guiding the design of a multi-disciplinary study describes the necessity and reasons 4, 12, 15, 17, 23 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 A, C, D
Explaining the necessity the use of modern technology 4, 12, 15, 17, 23 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 A, C, D
The internationally recognized accreditation requirements in order to provide international services due to the requirement to carry health structures 4, 12, 15, 17, 23 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 A, C, D
Understanding the general process of starting and finishing the design of healthcare buildings 4, 12, 15, 17, 23 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 A, C, D
Teaching Methods: 1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Seminar, 5: Project, 6: Teamwork; 7:Technical excursion
Assessment Methods: A: Testing, B: Jury, C: Homework, D:Quiz, E:Internship

Dersin Akışı

Week Topics Preparation
1 What are the health structures? Different functions within the Health Buildings  
2 Evaluation of functions according to the type of health structure  
3 The history and current state of health structures  
4 Things to health structures to be done before the design stage and research  
5 Overview of the standard to be used in the design of healthcare buildings  
6 What is the Accreditation of Health Structures  
7 What is the importance of design in the Accreditation of Health building  
8 What are the basic principles for the creation of national health structure design criteria  
9 Medical equipment used in health elections and their architectural design and construction engineering effects of other disciplines  
10 Determining the environmental impact of the creation of value and solutions  
11 National and international specifications and utilization methods  
12 Establishment of design programs and design criteria which will be used to decide on the health structure  
13 Need to know the architect in the design of healthcare buildings  
14 Transition from design to implementation  


Textbook Suphi Cengiz Dağlı’s lecture notes
Additional Resources Referances; T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı kaynakları, AIA&JCI ortak yayını olan International Design Criteria of Healthcare Facilities, US Veteran Affairs Healthcare Facilities Standards, Canadian Standards of Healthcare Facilities…..   

There will be examples presented about the Health Care Buildings which were planned according to standarts and accredited.

This accredited buildings which are build according to international standarts accredited health care buildings in Istanbul will be visited.


Materyal Paylaşımı

Documents Examples will be made available from the project

Değerlendirme Sistemi

Mid-terms 2 % 35
Homework 1 % 10
Project (Assignment)    
Field survey    
Seminars/presentations 1 % 10
Final Exam (Final Project)   % 55
Contrıbutıon of Final Examination to Overall Grade   %55
Contrıbutıon of In-term Studies to Overall Grade   %45
Total   %100
Course Category Expertise/Field Courses

Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı




Program Learning Outcomes


 (1=lowest, 5 highest )

1 2 3 4 5
1 Speaking and writing skills: Effective reading, writing, listening and speaking skills          
2 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          
3 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.          
4 Research skills: Ability to obtain relevant information, assessment, recording and apply during the architectural processes          
5 Stylistic composition systems: Understanding the creation, development and implementation processes of two and three dimension design, architectural composition, and visual perception and organization in urban design          
6 Design skills: Ability to apply basic architectural principles in building, interiors and layout          
7 Team work skills: 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          
8 Western architecture: Comprehending the rules of  architecture, landscape and urban design, and also the climatic, technological, socio-economic and cultural factors which shape these principles          
9 Non-western architecture: Comprehending the principles of West architecture in non-western landscape and urban design as well as climatic, technologic, social - economic and other factors shaping these principles.          
10 National and regional architecture: Comprehending the effects of national traditions and historical heritage in national and vernacular architecture including local architecture, landscape and urban design.          
11 Architectural conservation and restoration: 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.          
12 The ability of utilization from the examples: The ability to discover examples that are appropriate to program and form, concerning the composition and development of architectural and urban projects       x  
13 Human behaviors: Understanding the interaction between physical environment and humans          
14 Cultural differences: Comprehending  the needs, behaviors, social and spatial patterns which characterize different cultures          
15 Accessibility: The ability to design buildings and establishments that are appropriate to the lives of various disabled people.      x    
16 Sustainable design: 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           
17 Organizing an architectural building program: The ability to evaluate an architectural project with a comprehensive program, according to the design criteria concerning the client, user requirements, ppropriate precedents, space and equipment requirements, site conditions and related laws and standards     x    
18 Site Conditions: Ability to design settlement and building considering the natural and artificial properties of site           
19 Structural systems: Understanding the behavioral principles of standing structures with vertical and horizontal forces and the development and application of contemporary load-bearing systems          
20 Environmental systems: Understanding the basic principles of lighting, acoustics, air-conditioning and energy use in the design of environmental systems.          
21  Life safety: Understanding the basic principles of life safety systems with an emphasis on the topic of emergency exits          
22 Building Shell Systems: Understanding the materials and basic design systems and correct application types of building shells          
23  Building service systems : Understanding the basic design principles of building service systems composing,  plumbing , electric , vertical circulation, communication, security and fire safety systems          
24 Integration ability of building systems: Ability of evaluation, selection and integration of building service systems, environment, security and building shells in building design.          
25 Construction materials and applications: Understanding the principles and standards of building materials and components in terms of production and applications.          
26 Control of cost estimate: Within the framework of the design project; understanding the basics of finance, building economy and cost control          
27 Technical documentation: On the purpose of survey and construction; to have an ability of a complete and accurate technical description and documentation of the project          
28 The role of the customer in architecture: Understanding the responsibility of analyzing the requirements of the owner and customer as an architect          
29 Comprehensive design ability: Ability to improve and evaluate an architectural project with comprehensive program from graphical design to system details (Structural and environmental systems, security, etc.)          
30 The administrative role of the architect: Understanding the duty of tasking, contracting, personnel management, consultants, project delivery methods and service agreement          
31 Architectural practice: 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          
32  Professional development: Understanding the role of the internship in professional development, and  mutual rights and responsibilities of the employer and the trainee          
33 Leadership: Understanding the pioneer role of the architect in the process of project and design for contract administration          
34 Legal 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          
35 Ethics and Professional Judgment: Understanding the ethical issues that are related to the professional adjudication in architectural design and practice          

AKTS İş Yükü Tablosu

Course Duration (14 weeks x total work hours) 14 3 42
Workload outside the classroom (research and reviews) 14 3 42
Quiz 2 3 6
Homework 1 8 8
Presentation/Seminars 2 3 6
Field survey      
Others 1 6 6
Final exam (Final Project) 1 3 3
Total work load     113
Total work load / 25     4.52
ECTS of the course     5