Academic Catalog

ARCH453 CONSTRUCTION DESIGN PRACTICE

Course Code: 1200453
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AYE TAVUKUOLU
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

System detailing of buildings, consisting of its structural, enclosure and cladding systems. Fundamental concerns of construction design in terms of environmental requirements, such as thermal and sound insulation, water proofing, rainwater drainage, and moisture control. Details of the essential and/or typical constructional features of buildings, from basement to roof, particularly where various key components (foundations, floors, walls, and ceilings) come together as joints and/or interfaces. Material descriptions and application procedures of cladding systems.