Special Lecture in Architectural Design Theory University of Tsukuba
Students will observe the environment around the site and the city from the viewpoints of housing, architecture, and urbanism, and discuss how the results are incorporated into architectural design by taking up specific examples. In addition, as a practical application of architectural design theory, each student will make a proposal for an architectural project. The proposal will be based on the analysis of the context of the site, which will be set arbitrarily, and the students will learn about the possible architectural design of the site. The class will conclude with a presentation and critique of each student's architectural project.
Students will learn how to survey and analyze target sites, and how to plan, design, and present architectural designs.
(Generic Competences)Ability to use knowledge, International character (Specific Competences)Conceptual and expressive skills, Analytical skills
Must have basic knowledge of architecture and expression.
Evaluation will be based on the content of the presentation (30%) and the final product (70%).
OrientationPresentation on theme settingPresentation on survey results1Presentation on survey results2Presentation on Planning and Programming Methods 1Presentation on Planning and Programming Methods 2Presentation on design methods 1Presentation on design methods 2Presentation on presentation methods 1Final presentation critique and opinion exchange
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