INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Architecture
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 311 Advanced Measuring Methods in Architecture I Undergraduate 3 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 5 2 + 2 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ahmed El Sayed, Assist. Prof. Dr. Ahmed El Sayed, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course aims to connect modern technologies and measuring methods in architecture.
Measuring method are necessary to develop every design project.
The methods of making a thorough measured and descriptive survey of a building by means of various techniques and instruments are given in a series of lectures. Practical exercises are carried out on the site.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction / Preparatory works
  2. Geodetic Instruments
  3. Geodetic Calculations
  4. Geodetic Calculations
  5. Architectural Measurements
  6. Geodetic Methodes in Architectural Measurements
  7. How to Measure a Building
  8. Survey Techniques for Built Heritage and Reconstruction: Facade Measurement
  9. Midterm
  10. Geodetic Calculations, Geodetic Networks
  11. Drawing of the Side Facades
  12. Fundamental concepts about topographic survey,
  13. Coordinate Systems
  14. Spatial Data Collecting: Traditional Methods, Topographic Survey, and Photogrammetric Survey

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Total: 0
      Learning outcomes
      • Introduction to the techniques utilized in the cataloguing and survey of historical buildings, landscape and territory.
      • Learn work organization methods and information handling.
      • Obtain the competence to realize a measured survey with traditional measuring methods.
      • Develop work protocols of how to collect information via annotation, sketches, dimensions and photographs.
      TEXTBOOK(S)

        ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
        Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
        Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
        Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
        Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
        Final Examination(1 week) 0
        Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
        Preparation for Final Examination 0
        Total Workload: 0
        ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0