Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Architecture

Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 555 Architectual Design VI Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 6 + 6 158 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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• Learn and train students to create specific and detailed project programs for the buildings of complex dispositions; present the factors which affect the final specifications
• Introduce the preparation and processing of technical documentation of main project
• Develop analytical skills
• Develop research approaches to the design
• Develop a holistic approach to solving a design problem
• Develop creativity in all aspects of architectural design

  1. Syllabus review; course content, requirements, policies; teaching methods Introduction: Congress ; Convention; Exhibitions and trade fairs; Multipurpose centers; Library Media Centers
  2. Site analysis, discussion; planning factors; options Site selection; choice of functional type
  3. • Congress and Convention Centers • Community Centers • Library Media Centers; Multimedia Centers Types of space (the brief) Project Brief Development Concept Development
  4. Design issues Current Trends Concept Development
  5. Design brief & Concept Finalization 1st REVIEW: Submission and Presentation
  6. External relationships ; Visitor entrances ; Other entrances; Internal planning: relationships ; Horizontal and vertical arrangements Floor plan Development Discussion
  7. Analysis of areas; Circulation planning; Space and facilities; Space requirements ; Flexibility ; Rationalization: multiple use Floor plan development
  8. Finalization of floor plans ( conceptual design) / Conceptual Facades
  9. Mid-term
  10. Convention Centers, Community Centers, Multimedia Centers: Case studies, Architectural form Discussion Development of Facade Drawings
  11. Material as an expressive means of architect Main and detailed project: processing a technical documentation; architectural details; bill of quantities Development of Facade Drawings Bill of quantities
  12. Construction requirements ; Structural and utility servicing requirements; Range of technical installations; Aural and visual considerations ; Fire requirements ; Ventilation and air-conditioning systems Finalized Facades, Section Drawings Development of Bill of Quantities

  1. Section drawings Details 3D Visualization Drawing
  2. Doors and windows: schemes and positions Completion of Bill of Quantities 3D Visualization Drawing. Technical documentation: standards on detailed project (printing, binding, format, verification, signature, stamp, etc.) Concluding remarks Finalization of drawings


    • Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)25
    Final Exam135
    Total: 75
    Learning outcomes
    • • Acquired skills & abilities of: • preparing a technical documentation of main project
    • • conceptualizing the design solutions for the buildings with complex dispositions
    • • use of research results for the design process improving
    • • consideration of economic, social, and all other relevant factors that affect the planning of public buildings, and buildings for cultural purposes
    • • independent work • Developing the ability to solve realistic design problems
    • • Fred Lawson, Congress, Convention and Exhibition Facilities: Planning, Design and Management , Architectural Press , 2000.
    • • Neufert, Ernst and Peter Neufert: Architects\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' Data. John Wiley & Sons, 2012, 4th English edition
    • • Richard H. Penner , Conference Center Planning and Design: \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"A Guide for Architects, Designers, Meeting Planners and Facility Managers\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" , Watson-Guptill, First edition, 1991.

    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)14684
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination12020
    Preparation for Final Examination13030
    Assignment / Homework/ Project12020
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 158
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6