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

Organizing the basic construction systems consisting of structure, enclosure and cladding systems. The joints and interfaces where/how these systems come together. Fundamental concerns of construction design: thermal, acoustic, moisture, movement & fire control requirements; precipitation discharge & proofing. The production of proper point & system details considering material specifications & performances. Putting all together from the ground up: typical component assemblies (foundations, floors, roof & walls); considering site practices & procedures