INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Architecture
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 105 Graphic Communication II Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 4 2 + 2 111 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Omar Kapetanović, Senior Teaching Assistant Omar Kapetanovic Emina Zejnilović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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The qualification in Graphic Communication 2 develops knowledge and practical application of sketching and drawing spatial representation.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Learners gain skills in using manual methods, and develop an understanding of how to use graphics for clear and effective communication. A relation between various presentation mediums will be explained to help students develop their own graphic communication skills.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction ( Syllabus review; course content, requirements, policies; teaching methods)
  2. Coordinate system, Construction of ellipse
  3. Topographic projection - Plateau
  4. Topographic projection - Road
  5. Roofs - Unequal slope
  6. Roofs - Equal slopes
  7. Roofs - Neighbours
  8. Mid - Term
  9. Isometry
  10. Axonometry
  11. Perspective - 1 point
  12. Perspective - 2 point, normal
  13. Perspective - 2 point, bird
  14. Perspective - 2 point, frog
  15. Final exam preparations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction ( Syllabus review; course content, requirements, policies; teaching methods)
  2. Coordinate system, Construction of ellipse
  3. Topographic projection - Plateau
  4. Topographic projection - Road
  5. Roofs - Unequal slope
  6. Roofs - Equal slopes
  7. Roofs - Neighbours
  8. Mid - Term
  9. Isometry
  10. Axonometry

  1. Perspective - 1 point
  2. Perspective - 2 point, normal
  3. Perspective - 2 point, bird
  4. Perspective - 2 point, frog
  5. Final exam preparations

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
  • Practical Sessions
  • Excersises
  • Problem solving
  • Assignments
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Midterm Exam(s)120
Laboratory1345
Attendance15
Final Exam130
Total: 100
Learning outcomes
  • Understanding of two- and three-dimensional graphic presentation applied from basics to project design
  • Expanded drawing skills, technical and free-hand, planar and perspective drawing, section-cut-aways;
  • Understanding spatial quality through drawing.
TEXTBOOK(S)
  • Ching Francis D K. Architectural graphics. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1975.
  • Ching Francis D K. Architecture, form, space & order. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1979.

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14228
Midterm Examination (1 week)122
Final Examination(1 week)122
Preparation for Midterm Examination166
Preparation for Final Examination166
Assignment / Homework/ Project13339
Seminar / Presentation 0
Total Workload: 111
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4