Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
194416001105BUILDING INFORMATIONElective113
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach the factors that will be taken into consideration when designing the building equipped with professional knowledge. In addition, to provide students with the design ideas that emerged through the researches carried out by department faculty members and nationwide researches. The aim of this course is to provide the transition from the initial design experience to the level of design research, development and realization.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Ali Osman ÖZĞAN
Learning Outcomes
1To recognize the place and importance of interior space in the building construction system,
2To have a command of professional technical and communication language,
3To provide comprehensive knowledge with basic and up-to-date information,
4Spatial organization teaching will be realized,
5To pursue new developments by following scientific developments,
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Building-building concept, basic factors affecting building planning and design will be discussed. Information about building typologies will be given. In addition, the actions and areas of action in the use of buildings will be examined. Planning principles of different typologies such as residences, office buildings and tourism buildings will be examined.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1The place of building knowledge in indoor education.
2Architecture, people and the environment, the effort to create space
3The concept of interior and its basic elements
4Concepts used in architecture
5Human dimensions (anthropometric dimensions, static, dynamic)
6Basic elements and criteria in the creation of a whole space
7Indoor planning process (programming-designing-executing-Using)
8Midterm exam
9Building, Interior, Function and integrity relationship
10Housing essential functions (living, eating, serving, sleeping and cleaning)
11Housing essential functions (living, eating, serving, sleeping and cleaning)
12Housing essential functions (living, eating, serving, sleeping and cleaning)
13Plan analysis and building typology relations
14Student Presentation – Homework Submission
Recommended or Required Reading
Neufert, 2016, Yapı Tasarımı, Beta Yayınları, İstanbul. Rasmussen, S. E., Yaşanan Mimari, Remzi kitabevi, 2010. Özer, B., Kültür-Sanat, Mimarlık, YEM Yayınevi, 1986. İzgi, U., Mimarlıkta Süreç: Kavramlar-İlişkiler, YEM Yay.,1999. Güvenç, B., İnsan ve Kültür, Remzi Kitabevi, 1974. Sanatın Öyküsü, Gombrich Mimarlığın Öyküsü, L. M. Roth Görsel mimarlık sözlüğü, Gavin Ambrose.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination140
Project Preparation15
Project Presentation110
Project Design/Management120
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination150
Project Preparation110
Project Presentation120
Project Design/Management115
Individual Study for Final Examination15
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation111
Project Presentation111
Project Design/Management111
Self Study11414
Individual Study for Homework Problems155
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination166
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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