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Module Code: ARC204
Module Title: Small Urban Buildings
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 10.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Architecture and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
To further develop architectural design strategies based on typology as an instrument of architectural design.

To explore qualities of public and private space and their respective thresholds.

To specifically address the architecture of public institutions.

To consider accessibility and fire safety

To continue investigation of acoustics, daylighting and lighting.

To continue investigation of appropriate structures and materials
Learning outcomes 
A Present a coherent account of a creative and critical design development process.

B Show evidence of personal research on materials and form, applying it to the design process.

C Demonstrate an understanding of the social, cultural and environmental contexts which influence architectural design.

D Communicate architectural proposals clearly using a variety of media and graphic communication methods, including drawing techniques that demonstrate knowledge of drawing conventions.

E Demonstrate an ability to structure an oral presentation to communicate ideas clearly verbally.

Method of teaching and learning 
Project work developed through group and individual tutorials, and presented for public discussion. Critics will include visiting architectural practitioners.
Design of a small scale building on a constrained site for a client with specified characteristics, including a detailed site analysis.

The studio programme is complemented by a series of building studies lectures by module tutors leader in accordance with the design process stages detailed in the project brief.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13    91      196  300 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Project Presentation 100.00

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