Course title
R04379003
Architecture and Environmental Design Studio

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Course description
The course is a design studio course of urban architecture.
Research the several aspects of built environment of a city in the scale of city planning (e.g. 1 : 2,500), propose reformation of the environment and develop the urban and architectural design in the scale of regional planning (e.g. 1:500), and/or the scale of architectural design (e.g. 1:200).
Purpose of class
Through the course students are expected to solve the practical subject of the contemporary urban design and architecture and acquire the professional knowledge and technique necessary for professional architects and urban designers.
Goals and objectives
  1. Acquire and develop the sense for scale which is quite important for professional architects, urban designers and landscape designers.
  2. Acquire the ability of problem-finding approach.
  3. Acquire and develop the ability of proposing spatial environment in various scale.
  4. Acquire and develop the technique of the presentation drawing and model making, etc.
Language
Japanese(English accepted)
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Assignment: Explanation of the subject and discussion Make research and analysis on the site and the subject. 50minutes
2. Analysis of the project site (1): Road and /or other urban infrastructure Research and analysis on the road and other infrastructure 50minutes
3. Analysis of the project site (2): Region and major surrounding buildings Research and analysis on the region and major surrounding buildings 50minutes
4. Conceptual Design (1) : Analysis of spatial character of the project site Research and analysis on the spatial character of the project site 50minutes
5. Conceptual Design (2) : Set out of the proposal concept Set out of the proposal concept 50minutes
6. Conceptual Design (3) : Visualization of the concept with sketches and/or a model Visualization of the concept with sketches and/or a model 50minutes
7. Mid-term Presentation of Conceptual Design Prepare the presentation materials of Conceptual Design 50minutes
8. Schematic Design (1) : Development of the Conceptual Design Develop the Conceptual Design 100minutes
9. Schematic Design (2) : Design Study with Schematic Drawings and/or Models Design Study with Schematic Drawings and/or Models 100minutes
10. Schematic Design (3) : Design Development with Drawings and/or Models Design Development with Drawings and/or Models 100minutes
11. Schematic Design (4) : Design Review and Discussion Prepare drawings and models for the review and the discussion 100minutes
12. Schematic Design (5) : Development of Drawings and Models Develop drawings and models 100minutes
13. Submission of Drawings and Models Complete the submission drawings and models 200minutes
14. Presentation and Discussion Prepare presentation materials 200minutes
Total. - - 1250minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Mid-term Presentation Final Presentation Class Comments Total.
1. 5% 10% 5% 20%
2. 5% 5%
3. 15% 10% 5% 30%
4. 15% 30% 45%
Total. 35% 50% 15% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Mid-term Presentation (20%), Submission of Drawings and Models (60%), Presentation and Discussion (20%)
Textbooks and reference materials
Should be introduced in the course
Prerequisites
None
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • By appointment through e-mail.
Relation to the environment
Environment-related course (25%)
Regionally-oriented
Regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic interpersonal skills
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Applicatable The professor who have a practice in architectural design instructs the course.
Last modified : Thu Oct 17 04:03:07 JST 2019