Academic Catalog

ARCH415 FUNDAMENTALS OF SITE PLANNING

Course Code: 1200415
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. MMHAN NERKS KURAL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Studies the techniques of site planning in four parts. Starts with an analysis of the main physical site elements, continues with the analysis, relation and location of activities on a site. Alternative choices for vehicular and pedestrian circulation systems are studied in the third section. The architectural design elements of site design, criteria for the evaluation of good site design, and practical know-how on site design constitute the fourth section.