Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
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Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
MIM0803 WORKSHOP III 3/0/0 DE Turkish 3
Course Goals
Aim of this course is making the students understand the principles of designing envelope of a building with its materials and techniques. Reaching for this aim, every week, experts form porfessional companies will give seminars. 

Moreover, a meeting will be held with the students in order to discuss about improving their life quality and educational quality.
Prerequisite(s) NONE
Corequisite(s) NONE
Special Requisite(s) Especially students who are enrolled in ARC4020 Building Science III are recommended to take this course. Minimum %70 attendance is required. %80, %90 and %100 attendance will be graded as 10, 20, 30 points respectively.
Instructor(s) Assist. Prof. Dr. Gamze Alptekin (Bu ders, bu dönem açılmamıştır)
Course Assistant(s) Res. Assist. Oya Keskin, Res.Assist. Dilara Erüstün Gür, Res.Assist. Çisem Soylu, Res.Assist. Berkay Eroskay, MSc.Arch. Önder Çelik
Schedule Seminar Hall II, Wednesday, 16:00-19:00
Office Hour(s) Room 2C-03
Teaching Methods and Techniques --Presentation and discussion
Principle Sources -All resources can be found from the websites of the invited companies.
Other Sources -
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction of the course Presentation, discussion
2. Week Seminar - Principles of Structural System Design Edip Seçkin Presentation
3. Week Seminar -Architectural Speechs Alper Derinboğaz Presentation
4. Week Seminar -BTM Joseph Bonfil Insulation Problems of Buildings Presentation
5. Week Seminar - Nur Kızılyaprak / Basic Principles of Curtain Wall Systems Presentation
6. Week Seminar - Schücco Ayşe Selin Örkmez Aluminum Curtain Wall Systems Presentation
7. Week Seminar - Rheinzink Göker Algan - Metal Cladding Facades Presentation
8. Week Seminar - Çanakkale Seramik Yağızhan Ertuğrul - Ceramic tile usage for facades Presentation
9. Week Seminar - Arch. Leon Mitrani / Using of Wood in Building System Presentation
10. Week Louis Kahn Movie presentation Presentation
11. Week Seminar - Promet Principles of Wet Area design Presentation
12. Week Seminar - Architectural Speechs Han Tümertekin Presentation
13. Week Meeting wiyh the students / Improving Life Quality and Educational Quality Discussion
14. Week General Evaluation Discussion
15. Week Final Exam Week Evaluation
16. Week Final Exam Week Evaluation
17. Week Final Exam Week Evaluation
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Attendance 12 30
Seminar Paper 12 30
Final Exam 1 40

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 be able to do environmental analysis and collect data about work area
LO-2to be able to produce design solutions by synthesizing the data obtained as analysis
LO-3To be able to produce appropriate solutions as result of analysis, synthesis and evaluation processes
LO-4To be able to evaluate syntheses according to design problem
LO-5Developing research, presentation and evaluation skills
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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