Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
4+1 without thesis Architecture

Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 550 Architectural Design IX Graduate 2 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
6 158

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Emina Zejnilović, Assist. Prof. Dr. EminaZejnilovic Erna Husukić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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Architectural Design VI - VIII enable students to understand the principles of designing buildings with complex dispositions, and give them practical training of the process of designing buildings with sport, cultural and commercial purposes. Through the presentation of world-renowned examples of such buildings, students will gain insight into the principles and methods of design, as well as the needs of different dispositions and types, standards, etc. The final result of this course is an independent project, made by students.

To introduce students to the design process of complex objects
To familiarize students with the design standards

  1. Historical overview
  2. Classification
  3. Architectural forms and materials
  4. Introduction of methods and approaches to architectural design
  5. Interaction with the environment
  6. Structural Systems
  7. Aesthetics
  8. Sociological aspects
  9. Economics
  10. Examples / Case Studies
  11. Work on an individual project


    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)20
    Class Deliverables30
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Students will become familiar with the process of designing buildings with cultural purpose.
    • Students will become familiar with the way of designing and communicating facilities for culture within the city center
    • Students will gain knowledge about the innovative design for objects
    • Karen M. Smith, John A. Flannery, Library Design
    • Prasad Boradkar, Designing Things: A Critical Introduction to the Culture of Objects
    • George Jacob ,Museum Design The Future
    • Paul von Naredi-Rainer, Museum Buildings, 2004

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)18484
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination12020
    Preparation for Final Examination15050
    Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 158
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6