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Altagamoa Al Khames, Main centre of town, end of 90th Street
New Cairo
Faculty of Engineering & Technology

List of Courses

Graduation Project

  • Course Code :
    ARC 502
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    5.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

The main aims of this course are to: • Enhance student's awareness of the importance of fulfilling the urgent real needs of the country and to follow the strategic plans of the government. • Train student to deal with real life situations and to manipulate conflicting requirements and needs in case of complex and mega scale projects.

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Graduation Project

The final design studio deals with a complex design problem to reflect the student's understanding and skills in handling and integrating all knowledge gained through the years of study. The goal is to achieve project's objectives on both architectural and urban levels as well as details.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1. Explain scientific background (theories and history) of similar building types.
2- a2. Define highly complicated design problems and illustrating in drawings and sketches the possible solutions.
3- a3. Define the principles of building technologies, including the application of structures, construction methods, materials and environmental design in relation to human needs.
4- a4. Identify data and requirements for designing complex mega projects which are similar to his/her own building type.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Solve design problems using models, drawings and diagrams.
2- Conceptualize ideas in the form of three dimensional objects and spaces.
3- Criticize alternatives.
4- Choose among different design alternatives.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1. Create architectural designs that integrate social, aesthetic and technical requirements.
2- c2. Use appropriate graphic and modeling techniques for representation.
3- c3. Submit professional good looking complete and integrated drawings.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1. Communicate effectively with other people using visual, graphic, written and verbal means.
2- d2. Work in a self-directed manner.
3- d3. Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in projects and assignments.
4- d4. Manage time and meeting deadlines.
5- d5. Analyze problems and use innovative thinking in their solution.
6- d6. Use the Internet in searching for information about specific building types. 4- Course ILOs versus Program ILOs relation

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
First sketch design 40 - 40
Second sketch design 20 - 20
Third sketch design 30 - 30
Fourth & Final sketch design 30 - 30
Final Submission & Jury 30 - 30

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures & presentations
Discussions of collected data
Students' suggested site visits

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
External Jury 25.00
First Submission 5.00 _
Fourth Submission 15.00
Internal Jury 10.00
Internal Jury Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Samir Sadek Hosny 15.00
Participation & Performance 10.00
Second Submission 10.00 _
Third Submission: 10.00 _

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Book Author Publisher

Course notes :


Recommended books :

a) Neufert, Architects’ Data. b) Time Saver Standards, Handbook. c) Architectural Magazines and Projects. d) Internet Resources that highlight design concepts of similar projects.

Periodicals :

• Architecture • Architectural Record • Architectural Review • Architecture d’aujourdhui

Web Sites :

• www.architecturalrecord.com • www.greatbuildings.com

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