Academic Catalog

BS532 GEOMETRICAL&MORPHOLOGICAL ANAYLSIS OF SPATIAL STRUC.

Course Code: 8540532
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Building Science
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AL HSAN NAY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Classification of large scale structural forms and their development through the ages. Descriptive aspects of the study of form and shape. Morphological analysis of basic forms in architecture. Concepts and models bridging geometric morphology and architecture. Hierarchies of dimensional spaces. Planar and spatial orders. The interaction between the geometric morphological characteristics of selected structures and their physical-structural characteristics: spatial truss structures, membrane and shell structures, folding plate structures, etc.