Undergraduate Course: Design: space, function and planning (ARCH07017)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||A studio based course consisting of technical exercises followed by projects dealing with site analysis, spatial design and planning.
1. to introduce concepts relating to the design of landform and earthworks
2. to resolve spatial and functional requirements for a simple design problem
3. to introduce site planning and analysis
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| none
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 15,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 120,
Fieldwork Hours 25,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Technical exercises and design projects
Students must pass all learning outcomes. The aggregation of failed Learning outcomes with passing learning outcomes to generate an overall pass mark is not permitted. Failure of one learning outcome will result in a Forced Fail (FF) outcome.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- undertake site analysis and site planning to comply with a basic brief
- design landform for specific functional requirements
- resolve functional and spatial demands in a simple composition
|Ching, F. (1996) Architecture: form, space & order / Francis D.K. Ching. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold.|
Littlefield, D. (2008) Metric Handbook. Architectural Press. Oxford.
Lynch, K. (1984) Site Planning. MIT Press.
Simonds, J. O. (1983) Landscape architecture: a manual of site planning and design. McGraw-Hill.
Tandy, C. (1972) Handbook of Urban Landscape. Architectural Press
Weddle, A. E. (1979) Landscape techniques. Heinemann.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Tiago Torres Campos
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Dingsdale
Tel: 0131 651 5803
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