NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN V
COURSE CODE: ZAD3206
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: Ar. Hj. Kamaruddin Mohd Arshad
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: Core course required for this program
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: YEAR 3 / SEMESTER 1
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

14

T

 

14

P

 

0

O

 

212

L + T + P + O = 240 HOURS

CREDIT VALUE: 6
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: 1.     Collection  and analyse data and information, evaluate current architectural situation, identify major issues and existing problems.

2.     Understanding the importance of forecasting future architectural and ecological demand and identifying future problems in the application of architecture design.

3.     Evaluation and appraisal of  identified sites and identify site potentials.

4.     Interpretation of  social and cultural needs for spaces with the consideration of adaptation of user into the built environment.

5.     Integration of requirement in the Bye-Law in planning and design of habitable project.

At all times idea will be stressed as the anchoring mental activity for ambitious participants. Each project shall be considered as the substance and embodiment of the students’ ideas.

Projects should be developed in terms of their relevance to the culture of architecture, the phenomenal context and the value they hold within society.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

 

At the end of the course the student will have the:

1.     Ability to collect and analyse data related to architectural design issue (C4).

2.     Ability to describe the issue and demand of ecological and identifying future problem in architectural design (A1) .

1.     Ability to integrate the UBBL and other rules and regulation in the building design (P4).

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
  • Will be able to develop systematic approach for presenting ideas in more complex medium of presentation and construction detailing.
  • Will be able to produce design relating to the ecological, environment, special needs and current issue.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Learning And Teaching

  • Lectures, demonstrations, site visits, studio practice, and studio guidance.

Assessment strategy:

  • Assessment for this module involves presentation and submission of drawings.
SYNOPSIS:

 

This course will expose and prepare the students with skills in designing a building with specific usage that needs to adopt specific identity values i.e. Housing and Locale elements. Emphasis will be given to designs which are friendly and responsive to the end users (habitable buildings) It involves a detail site planning, references to the Uniform Building By-Laws and Acts, adaptability

of technology that suits the ecology and its environment, energy efficiency and consideration of forma and informal public spaces.

At the end of the semester, students will understand the design process and are able to design a specific architectural complex and are able to adapt to the surrounding by taking consideration of the spaces, form, material, structure and the construction technology.

Up to 100 persons

Residential (client)

1600 sqm

Maximum site criteria

Special need (issue)

Up to 6 floors

Public building

MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Studio, Presentation and Critiques
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (100%)
Category Percentage
  1. Drawings
100%
B. Final Examination (0%)
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1.     Abel, Chris. (2000). Architecture and Identity: Responses to Cultural and    Technological Changes (2″d. Edition), Oxford: Architecture Press.

2. Hock, J. Lim Tan (editor). (2001). Transforming Traditions: Architecture in the ASEAN Countries, The ASEAN Committee on Culture & Information.

3.   Roaf, Sue, et al. (2003). Ecohouse Two: A Design Guide (2″d. Edition), Amsterdam: Architectural Press.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE NIL