AR-301(d) / 10 credits

Teacher(s): Fröhlich Anja, Fröhlich Martin

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

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Summary

"Tackle the type" deals with processes of development and redesign of architectural typologies, and addresses the theme critically under today’s contemporary condition. Based on the analysis of a specific building typology, independent projects are to be developed at a specific location.

Content

Keywords

Typology and Adaptation -Tradition and Modernity - Image and Reference - Complexity and Logistics - Large Scale and Small Scale - Location and Context - Material and Atmosphere - Object and Ensemble - Use and Reuse - Prototype and Full-Size Model - Sustainability and Craftmanship

 

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • analyse a site, its context and a given/ existing building structure.
  • research and apply different adequate typologies.
  • develop independently a consistent architectural project.
  • explain a design concept and its theoretical framework.
  • Analyze a site, its context and an existing building structure.
  • Generate and integrate new functions; compare, research and apply different adequate typologies.
  • Create spatial and tactile atmospheres.
  • Develop independently a consistent architectural project.
  • Explain a design concept and its theoretical framework.
  • Present a project in an adequate and clear manner using various means of presentation.

Teaching methods

Group work, individual work, lectures, studio work, round table discussions, study trip, intermediate review and final review with guest critics.

Expected student activities

Studio work, team work, participation in various pedagogic activities, analysis of the site, development of a program, presentation of the project by means of drawings, visualizations, oral presentations and models ranging from 1:1000 to 1:1 scale, practical and manual skills.

Assessment methods

Evolution of the project through studio work, table critics, participation in pedagogic activities (40%), presentations (30%), juries (30%).

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Others

Resources

Websites

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Studio BA5 (Fröhlich M. & A.)
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Studio BA5 (Fröhlich M. & A.)
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Studio BA5 (Fröhlich M. & A.)
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Studio BA5 (Fröhlich M. & A.)
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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