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FORM AND GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
MIM0121 FORM AND GEOMETRY IN ARCHITECTURE 3/0/0 DE Turkish 4
Course Goals To delineate the geometric aspects of architectural forms and how they are used in the design process.
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Instructor(s) Professor Burçin ARABACIOĞLU (Bu ders, bu dönem açılmamıştır)
Course Assistant(s)
Schedule Thursday, 15:00-18:00, 4B0305
Office Hour(s) -
Teaching Methods and Techniques Classroom exercises, presentation, homework, exam.
Principle Sources Alexander, C.,"Notes on the Synthesis of Form",Harward Uni. Press, Mass., 1970. Bielefeld, B. and El Khouli, S., (2010), “ Tasarım Fikirleri”, YEM Yayınevi. Ching, F.D.K., (2010), “Mimarlık, Biçim, Mekan ve Düzen”, Yem Yayınları, 4. baskı, İstanbul. Ferrater, B. and Ferrater C., (2006), “Synchronizing Geometry: Landscape, Architecture & Construction”, Actar. Lawson, B., "How The Designer Think", Architectural Press, London,1980. Onat, E., (1995), “Mimarlık, Form ve Geometri”, YEM Yayınevi. Rowe, C., "Design Thinking", The MIT Press, Mass., London,1987.
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Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction to the course An overview of the course
2. Week Design phases Lectures + Classroom Exercises
3. Week Basic elements of design Lectures + Classroom Exercises
4. Week Primary shapes and forms Lectures + Classroom Exercises
5. Week Design principles Lectures + Classroom Exercises
6. Week Design principles Lectures + Classroom Exercises
7. Week Transformation of forms Lectures + Classroom Exercises
8. Week Organization of forms Lectures + Classroom Exercises
9. Week Form and space - Horizontal elements Lectures + Classroom Exercises
10. Week Form and space - Vertical elements Lectures + Classroom Exercises
11. Week Circulation Lectures + Classroom Exercises
12. Week Color Lectures + Classroom Exercises
13. Week Color Lectures + Classroom Exercises
14. Week Texture Lectures + Classroom Exercises
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16. Week
17. Week
Assessments
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 40
Final Exam 1 60


Program Outcomes
PO-1Critical Thinking: Ability to inquire, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions.
PO-2Communication: Ability to use appropriate representational media to transmit essential formal elements at design process.
PO-3Investigation: Ability to gather, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within design processes.
PO-4Design: Ability to reproduce the design information in the creative thinking process, to reach new and original results through universal design principles such as sustainability and accessibility.
PO-5World Architecture: Understanding world architecture in terms of their historical, geographical and global factors.
PO-6Local Architecture / Cultural Diversity: Understanding the architectural formations and samples of a geography through its historical and cultural context. Understanding the divergent canons of cultural values, behavioral, social and spatial patterns.
PO-7Cultural Heritage and Conservation: Understanding of conservation discourses and methods, and the subjects of cultural heritage, conservation awareness, environmental concerns and ethical responsibility.
PO-8Sustainability: Ability to design projects by using the information regarding the natural and built environment to reduce the undesirable environmental impacts on future generations through means.
PO-9Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility about protecting the commonweal, having respect for historical/cultural and natural resources and improving the life quality.
PO-10Nature and Human: Understanding of the relationship between human, the natural environment and the design of the built environment.
PO-11Geographical Conditions: Understanding the relationships of site selection, settlement and building design by considering the cultural, economical and social properties as well as the natural characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation and watershed.
PO-12Life Safety: Understanding the basic principles of security and life-safety systems in the conditions of natural disasters, fire, etc. through building and environment scales.
PO-13Structural Systems: Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior in withstanding gravity and lateral forces and the evolution, range, and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems.
PO-14Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of physical environmental systems’ design such as lighting, acoustics, climatization and the use of appropriate performance assessment tools.
PO-15Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies.
PO-16Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic design principles of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems.
PO-17Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection of construction materials, products, components and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristics and performance, including their environmental impact and reuse.
PO-18Integration of Building Service Systems: The ability of assessing, selecting and integrating the structural, environmental, security, envelope and service systems of the buildings for building design.
PO-19Programming and Evaluation: Ability to prepare and evaluate an architectural project program by considering the public benefits in regards of client and user needs, appropriate examplers, space and equipment requirements, financial limitations, site conditions, relevant codes, laws and design principles.
PO-20Comprehensive Project Development: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates to make design decisions across various scales.
PO-21Considering Building Costs: Understanding the fundamentals of building construction and use costs.
PO-22Architect-Client Relationship: Understanding of the responsibility of the architect to elicit, understand, and reconcile the needs of the client, owner, user groups, and the public and community domains.
PO-23Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects.
PO-24Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods.
PO-25Practice Management: Understanding the basic principles in the architectural practice processes like financial management, business planning, quality management, risk management, discussion and reconciliation.
PO-26Leadership: Understanding of the techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities.
PO-27Legal Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by regulations and legal considerations involving the practice of architecture.
PO-28Professional Practice: Understanding and fulfillment of employer and intern rights and responsibilities for development of profession.
PO-29Ethics of Profession: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in profession regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1To have practical and theoretical knowledge on components of architectural forms
LO-2To be able to evaluate and interpret components of architectural forms
LO-3To have practical and theoretical knowledge on languages and grammars
LO-4To be able interpret and evaluate languages and grammars
LO-5To be able to orally and verbally express information obtained from architectural forms and grammars
Course Assessment Matrix:
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