2021 Advanced Exercise in Facility Planning

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Graduate major in Architecture and Building Engineering
Saio Naoko  Oki Takuya 
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Course description and aims

To learn practical methods of facility planning based on field researches and proposal of community complex.

Student learning outcomes

To acquire practical skills for research and evaluation of community facilities, and to propose community complex.

Course taught by instructors with work experience

Applicable How instructors' work experience benefits the course
Master plan of public and community facilities, Basic concept and plan of public schools.


Architectural planning, Facility planning, Community facility, Architectural design, Community complex facility

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

theme 1 : Site planning and management system of various community facilities
theme 2 : Planning and proposal of school complex (Elementary school and community functions)

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance, Research of "theme 1". theme 1 : Site planning and management system of various community facilities
Class 2 (1) theme 1 : presentation (2) Lecture of "theme 1,2"
Class 3 Facility tour (TBA)
Class 4 theme 2 : 1st interim presentation theme 2 : community complex (Elementary school, Community center and Welfare facilities)
Class 5 theme 2 :Field research and workshop
Class 6 theme 2 : 2nd interim presentation
Class 7 theme 2 : final presentation

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.



Reference books, course materials, etc.

Books and references are introduced during classes.

Assessment criteria and methods

reports and presentation.

Related courses

  • ARC.P421 : Theories in Facility Planning Ⅰ
  • ARC.P441 : Theories in Urban Analysis and Planning Ⅰ
  • ARC.P401 : Theories in Architectural Planning Ⅱ

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

Knowledge of architectural planning is desirable.


Classes will be held face-to-face in Multipurpose Room 1, Midorigaoka Bldg. 6 (with Zoom if necessary).

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