INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Architecture
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 336 Design with Climate Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0 English Language

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanela Klarić, Assist. Prof. Dr. M.Sc. Erna Husukić, PhD Cand. / M.Sc. Luka Kasitz Sanela Klarić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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Introduction to the basic concepts and principles of design. Exercises development of mental and manual skills to cope with design problems. Development of visual values for structuring and articulating two and three dimensional spatial compositions in different media.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
-To provide an overview of the history of site design as a potential source for precedent analysis. To develop an ability to observe, document, analyze, and describe site conditions.
-To develop an understanding of technical, legal, regulatory and ethical determinants in site design.
-To develop an understanding of the relationship between human activities and their accommodation in the landscape. To develop an understanding of the diverse palette of materials employed in site design. To develop ability to responsibly and effectively manipulate site conditions within a design scenario.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Course Introduction. Climate change se challenges.
  2. DESIGN STRATEGIES Green districts, cities, regions
  3. Site planning – sustainability as order
  4. DESIGN STRATEGIES Technical, legal, regulatory and ethical determinants in site design.
  5. Landscape Design
  6. Landscape Design
  7. RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES. Renewable energy sources in the cities, Smart grids.
  8. MID – TERM EXAM
  9. Existing buildings heritage Revitalizations and reconstructions challenges
  10. Water in the architecture
  11. Atrium, courtyard or terrace houses
  12. Climate data and existing software
  13. Health of the cities
  14. Rural / Urban Challenges and opportunities
  15. Preparation for Final Exam . Course evaluation + review.

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction.
  2. Practical Session
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  4. Practical Session

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  2. Practical Session
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TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Total: 25
    Learning outcomes
    • Understanding of interrelationships between nature and human interventions.
    • Awareness of thematic traditions in site design.
    • Understanding of the history of site design as a potential source for precedent analysis.
    • Ability to observe, document, analyze, and describe a site conditions with all sustainable elements.
    • Understanding of technical, legal, regulatory and ethical determinants in site design.
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Randall Thomas, Max Fordham, Environmental Design, 2009
    • Mat Santamouris, Environmental Design of Urban buildings: An Integrated Approach
    • G.Z.Brown and Mark DeKay, Sun, Wind and Light, Architectural Design Strategies, 2001
    • Moore, Fuller, Environmental control systems: heating, cooling, lighting. McGraw-Hill, 1993.
    • Baird, George, The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems. Taylor & Francis , 2001.
    • 6. Peter F. Smith , Arhitecture in a climat of change . A guide to sustainable design . 2005
    • 7. Craig Di Louie, Advanced lighting controls , Energy savings , Productivity, Technology and Application , 2006
    • 8. Lyle, John, Regenerative Design for Sustainable Development. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994
    • 9. Mazria, Edward, The Passive Solar Energy Book. Emmaus, Penn.: Rodale Press, 1979

    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
    Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0