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Introductory Design Studio

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
129INDS KZ 6 4C English
Garant předmětu:
Jana Hořická
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Adam Bohatý, Jana Hořická, Štěpán Lajda, Eva Linhartová
Supervisor:
Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

The semester programme is organised to introduce students to the architectural design process, simulating all the phases of the process with certain level of simplification: analysis and understanding of the assignment, formulating of the concept, design proposal, architectural detail, oral and graphic presentation etc. The subject of the design is a small object housing a simple function with elementary regulation. Final competences after passing the course are: Understanding the design process and its phases and creating a design proposal of a simple object.

THE COURSE IS PRIMARILY INTENDED FOR ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS IN 2nd/3rd SEMESTER, IT REQUIRES BASIC SKILLS IN ARCHITECTURE DESIGN AND PRESENTATION.

Requirements:

Active participation in the studios (only excused absences of up to 25% of the studio hours are allowed) - individual consultations besides classes do not substitute for compulsory attendance.

Participation in review dates and presentations.

Submission of work in the predefined time, scope and format.

The above requirements are necessary but not sufficient conditions for successful completion of the course.

Syllabus of lectures:

The course does not have lectures.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Semester schedule (in weeks):

1. Assignment: introduction and interpretation of the assignment in a way that allows for quick understanding.

2. Analysis of the assignment, environment and other contexts, creative and typological research.

3. Creative and typological research, discussion of architecture, concept work, exploration of variants.

4. Concept work, exploration of variants, discussion of architecture.

5. Concept work, review of variants, 1. work-in-progress check - stabilisation of the concept.

6.-10. Elaboration of the design.

11. 2. Work-in-progress check, finalizing the final design.

12.-13. Work on the final design presentation - drawing and model.

Study Objective:

The studio follows previous studios and expands on the skills a student should have upon successful completion of this course:

- to be oriented in the design process and be able to solve a design type assignment within a specified time (1 semester);

- to develop the ability to work creatively and approach assignments conceptually;

- understand the context of the assignment and learn methods to understand and describe it;

- to perceive in contextual terms artistic, spatial and operational solutions;

- to be able to work critically with research throughout the design process;

- to define the basic structural principles and material solutions of a proposal;

- to present a comprehensive design in all its phases, verbally and graphically.

Study materials:

Foreign professional periodicals focused on contemporary world architecture: A10 - new Eropean architecture, The Architecture Review, Wetbewerbe Aktuel, Detail ad.

Czech professional periodicals focused on contemporary world and Czech architecture: Architect+, Era 21 ad.

Websites of leading architectural studios and servers focused on contemporary architecture and design, such as:

http://www.archiweb.cz/, https://www.archdaily.com/, http://www.archplus.net, https://www.detail-online.com/, https://www.dezeen.com/, http://www.landezine.com/, http://www.baunetz.de/, https://www.nextroom.at

Publications on contemporary architecture.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:D-A8

15:00–18:50
(parallel nr.101)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
D-A8
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-18
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