INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Architecture PhD
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 628 STONE IN ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nermina Mujezinović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
• Detailed analyze of diverse modalities and potential advantages of the use of stone in architecture through the detailed analyzes of:
• rocks origin and properties
• use of stone in art and architecture through the history and stone
in design today
• techniques and technologies

• Understanding of artistic, constructive and technological achievements of contemporary use of stone

• Identifying multilayer values of stone built heritage (ambiance, autochthony, architectural value)

• Introduce various aspects of degradation and conservation of historical stone buildings

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction ( Syllabus review; course scope and content, requirements, policies; teaching methods)
  2. Rocks - differences in the origin: Genetic classification of rocks
  3. Development of individual studies, discussions: Subject of Research
  4. Rocks - the differences in the properties: Properties of rocks Stone - a potential medium: Building stone and decorative stone
  5. Development of individual studies, discussions: Hypothesis
  6. Language of architect, artist and builder: Use of stone in architecture (Walls, Roofing)
  7. Development of individual studies, discussions: Research - methods and instruments
  8. Language of architect, artist and builder Use of stone in architecture (Stereotomic Structures – Arch, Vault, Dome)
  9. Mid-term
  10. Language of architect, artist and builder: Technologies - tools and work processes Color, ornament , texture - one more \\
  11. Development of individual research: Paper - Formal Structure
  12. Language of architect, artist and builder: Stone in the twentieth century, stone today
  13. Development of individual research: Thematic discussion: Conclusion

  1. The tradition of stone in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Development of tradition of stone in different natural environments

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project20
    Midterm Exam(s)30
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • • Various aspects of architectural potential of stone understood and adopted
    • Acquired knowledge that is necessary for developing an advanced design using a stone as material
    • • Acquired relevant scientific - research base for the development of candidate\\
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1. Nermina Mujezinović, Kamen – materijal kontinuiteta i izražajnih mogućnosti, Federalno ministarstvo obrazovanja i nauke, Sarajevo, 2009.

    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 Examination7,50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0