AR-202(m) / 10 crédits

Enseignant: Taillieu Jo François

Langue: Anglais

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

Remark: Inscription faite par la section


A house is the simple topic of this studio. A matter of simple complexity. Starting from a movie depicting ways of living and a framed reference about materials, defining a fragment; redrawing a house; finally arriving at a house. Learning about a house is learning about architecture.


Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understanding how detail makes space, how space makes detail or one cannot be without the other one.
  • Finding the reference and finding the personal.
  • Evolving and revolving by drawing and model and arriving by drawing and model.

Teaching methods

- movements -

The studio will debate in-group and guide in person; depending on the evolution of the studio. This will be decided at the very moment in order to achieve the best progress.
The studio is organized in 2 parts; over 2 semesters; in 1 year. Those parts are also called movements.

Part 1: movement I semester I

Part 2: movement II semester II

Special moments will conclude these movements; invited guests will enlarge the field of thoughts. Various studio lectures will open up the frame of references. Guests will be part of it too. A study trip too will be planned each semester.

Expected student activities


Assessment methods

- semester I: 40% - 14 weeks - jury.

1 fragment: 1 model 1/20; 1 axonometric drawing A1 scale according to project; the sketchbook

- semester II: 50% - 14 weeks - mid-term jury / jury

1 house: 1 model 1/50 or 1/33; 1 set of unfolded plans scale according to project; the sketchbook


- general attitude, involvement, progress, etc. 10% - continuous monitoring.



Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Théorie et critique du projet BA3, BA4 (Taillieu)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence


Lundi, 8h - 10h: Cours

Lundi, 10h - 12h: Projet, autre

Lundi, 14h - 18h: Projet, autre

Mardi, 8h - 12h: Projet, autre