AAR4465 - Architectural Design of Large Buildings
Examination arrangement: Work
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Architectural design med focus on synthesis skills of following aspects.
Contextual analyses and master plan evaluation.
Application of given context
Architectural space and room typology. Sculptural building composition. Programming, functionality, idea and concept. Structural elements and building parts. Materiality, scale and modules.
Ethics, environment and resources
Building regulations, fire and security precaution. Project and design management. Digital and conventional design tools. Architectural presentation.
Building structures and construction, building materials. Technical infrastructure/air, water, lighting, heating and acoustical environment.
FORM AND COLOUR:
Colours and materials in architecture. Project presentation and visual communication.
URBAN DESIGN: 15% ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: 45% TECHNOLOGY: 30% FORM AND COLOUR: 10%
The course gives a basic introduction to all aspects of designing a big project, based on a complex program.
The student is trained in the task of integrating all elements of a larger building into an architectonic unity, inclosing programatic demands, technical solutions, laws and regulations, energy consumption, materiality and architectural form - all based on a conseptual idea.The candidate should be able to handle complex buildings by using digital tools, both in terms of organization, geometry and presentation. The candidate should have an understanding of the digital workflow in interdisciplinary processes .
The project lasts through the whole semester. The project assignment takes its program from projects in culture, health and social care, research and teaching, administration and business.
In Architecture 6 students are given an independent responsibility for the design project and fulfillment of learning objectives. A genuine motivation for the subject, an open attitude, an approach toprofessional ethics and curiosity are decisive factors in a self-generated process.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures, seminars and workshops, parallell with the students own sketching on and developing their concept. The teaching are mainly groupwise and individual tutoring with public asessments at the different stages of the project
- Subtasks included as a part of the subject
Further on evaluation
Part-deliveries will be part of the assessment and evaluated passed/failed.
You can register for a re-scheduled examination in the next exam period. Part-deliveries will be part of the evaluated material in re-scheduled examination.
Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Required previous knowledge
Required study competence: Architecture 1-5 or equivalent.
Compendium and webpage
Examination arrangement: Work
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- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.