2016 Architectural Workshop 2

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Architecture and Building Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yasuda Koichi  Okuyama Shinichi 
Course component(s)
Lecture / Exercise
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
ARC.D521
Credits
2
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2016/12/14
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

Targeted mainly at students affiliated with the International Graduate Program, students experience architectural design related to actual architecture projects and the practical work related to construction management by completing internships at first class architectural design firms that handle architectural design business. The objective is for students to cultivate the practical skills, ethical sensibilities, and expertise of first class architects.

Student learning outcomes

The purpose is to learn the way of making concepts, drawing, conducting meetings, and the workflow of practical design works in one of the best architects' offices.

Keywords

architectural design, architect, architect's office, concept making

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

In this course aimed at IGP students, a design firm for training is decided on through meetings with prospective students and the instructor. Later, the instructor negotiates with each design firm decide on training schedule, conditions, etc. and to communicate this information to the student being dispatched. It is generally a 3 week training program, with the content of the training left to the guidance of each design firm. After completion of training, students are asked to submit and present reports, and together with evaluation forms the persons directing the trainings, grades are awarded.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 guidance, introduction about architect's office Description of design firms at training locations, and desired researches
Class 2 introduction about the program in each office decision of office
Class 3 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 4 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 5 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 6 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 7 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 8 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 9 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 10 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 11 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 12 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 13 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 14 internship Left to the guidance policy of each design firm
Class 15 Submit and present reports report and presentation

Textbook(s)

nothing

Reference books, course materials, etc.

nothing

Assessment criteria and methods

report, presentation, and evaluation from the office

Related courses

  • ARC.D421 : Architectural Design Studio I
  • ARC.D422 : Architectural Design Studio II
  • ARC.D423 : Architectural Design Studio III

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

IGP student who have enough skill for architectural design

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