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Architecture (ARCH)


ARCH110-ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS I

3 Credits

This is the first course in a two-course sequence which is designed to provide the architectural student with exposure to the various tools, conventions and techniques that will form the basis of work in Architectural Design.
Prereq: TECH028 or BGCSE Technical Drawing Grade ‘C’ or BGCSE Graphical Communication Grade ‘C’

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ARCH120-ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS II

3 Credits

This is the second course of a two-course sequence which will provide students with an exposure to the appreciation of simple structural and design conventions, tools and techniques that form the basis for work in Architectural Design.
Prereq: ARCH110

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ARCH210-HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I

3 Credits

This course deals with the chronological development of Architecture. This covers primitive through Gothic Architecture stressing the influences that led to those cultures. Factors such as geographical location, climate, materials, limitations, inventions and discoveries are examined in relation to man’s approach to problems of shelter.
Prereq: ARCH120

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ARCH211-ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO I

5 Credits

The course provides an introduction to environmental design analysis, decision-making and evaluation methodologies for use in the solution to problems of human scale.
Prereq: ARCH120

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ARCH220-HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II

3 Credits

This course is a follow-up to ARCH210. The Renaissance Period to the present day is considered in the same context as in History of Architecture I.
Prereq: ARCH210

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ARCH221-ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO II

5 Credits

The course consists of a series of studio exercises designed to develop skills in the determination and communication of architectural forms, fundamental activities and site analysis, spatial organisation, structural clarity and formal composition.
Prereq: ARCH210 and ARCH211 and CET 213

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ARCH222-INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING

3 Credits

A course in planning which introduces students to various factors that influenced the urban and regional planning process as well as provides them with the means to deal with the impact of these factors.
Prereq: ARCH120

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