Week No:

Date:

Topic:

Week 1

26-September-2018

Introduction to the course

Week 2

03-October-2018

  1. Introduction to Architecture:

  Definition of Architecture and the Architect

Week 3

10-October-2018

  1. Form:

  1.1. Elements of Design:

     1.1.1. Conceptual Elements of Design: Point, Line, Plane,      Volume, Form

                     1.1.2. Visual Elements of Design: Shape, Size, Color, Texture

  1.2. Primary Shapes (2D)

  1.3. Primary Solids (3D) and

  1.4. Properties of Form

  1.5. Transformation of Form

  1.6. Articulation of Form

Week 4

17-October-2018

No Classes due to Conference

Week 5

24-October-2018

  1. Form:

   1.5. Perceptual Laws of Visual Organization (Gestalt Theory): (Figure and Ground, Proximity, Similarity, Closure,           Symmetry, Continuity, Simplicity)

Week 6

31-October-2018

  1. Form:

   1.6. Design Principles (Compositional Principles): Unity, Balance, Hierarchy, Scale, Dominance, Contrast, Rhythm,                Repetition

Week 7

07-November-2018

  1. Form: 

    1.7. Form and Space Characteristics in Architecture and Design:

         1.7.1. Proportion and Scale in Architecture and Design

Week 8

14-November-2018

  1. Form:

    1.7. Form and Space Characteristics in Architecture and Design:

         1.7.2. Solids and Voids in Architecture in Architecture and Design

Week 9

21-November-2018

Midterm Examination

Week 10

28-November-2018

  1. Form:

    1.8. Texture and Light in Architecture

         1.8.1. Texture in Architecture

         1.8.2. Light in Architecture

Week 11

05-December-2018

1.Form:

    1.9. Color and Acoustics in Architecture

         1.9.1. Color in Architecture

         1.9.2. Acoustics in Architecture

Week 12

12-December-2018

  1. Structure:

    2.1. Structure in Architecture:

        2.1.1. Architectural Elements

        2.1.2. Structural Systems

Week 13

19-December-2018

  1. Function:

   3.1. Function in Architecture

Week 14

26-December-2018

  1. Context:

   4.1. Architectural Product within its Context

Week 15

To be announced later

Final Exam