Course Details

Introduction to Buildings‘ Design 2

Academic Year 2022/23

NHA040 course is part of 1 study plan

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Elementary architectural and structural design principles of civil buildings. Rooms and floor areas requirements, building volume and zones, cardinal point orientation, operation schemes, interiors equipments and furniture.

Respect for applicable ordinances, regulations, standards. Application of current requirements for economy, energy efficiency of buildings and environmental protection. Requirements for barrier-free design of buildings and accessibility to them.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Lubor Kalousek, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Building Structures

Objective

Elementary architectural and structural design principles of civil buildings.

Knowledge

Knowledge refinement of regarding residential buildings, civil buildings, new knowledge of design constructions needs from the point of view of space formation, operation scheme, and selected types of buildings capacity solutions, students orientation in the current legislation regarding those constructions requirements.

Syllabus

1. Temporary accommodation building I.
2. Temporary accommodation building II.
3. Public eating.
4. Educational facilities I – nursery, kindergarten.
5. Educational facilities II – primary and secondary school.
6. Shops and services.
7. Administrative buildings.
8. Garages.
9. Sport centers.
10. Public libraries.
11. Museums and galleries.
12. Theaters, concert halls.
13. Barier-free buildings – basic rules for designing.

Prerequisites

The curriculum is continuation of general typology of Building Science 1.
Without having attended it is impossible to design civil buildings. Knowledge of bricked, monolithic, wooden and steel constructions. Knowledge of building services and fire safety of buildings.

Corequisites

Gain further knowledge of principles suitable constructions and details. Basic knowledge of thermal protection of buildings and building acoustics, fire safety of buildings.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Credits

4 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/253990

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Temporary accommodation building I. 2. Temporary accommodation building II. 3. Public eating. 4. Educational facilities I – nursery, kindergarten. 5. Educational facilities II – primary and secondary school. 6. Shops and services. 7. Administrative buildings. 8. Garages. 9. Sport centers. 10. Public libraries. 11. Museums and galleries. 12. Theaters, concert halls. 13. Barier-free buildings – basic rules for designing.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

A) Main task: (4th – 12th week)

DESIGN an architectural study of public building on the given construction site (including furnishings) - own design

Criterions:

  • orientation to the cardinal points (building situation site, access from public transport or parking )
  • choice of suitable construction system
  • functional structures - operating schemes
  • area of rooms
  • ergonomy in singl rooms
  • capacity of hygienic facilities, kitchenette
  • barrier free access
  • work space x relax premises (coffee bar, small canteen) – in office buildings
  • stowage space
  • parking
  • attractive design of proportions, materials and fasades (in colours)

B) Preparatory task: (1st– 3rd week)

Before you start your own design - work up preparatory research - rewiev on choosen task (hotel or office building). Choose three projects – designs on www.archiweb.cz. Find out all rules, regulations and standards related to your task.

Notice:

  • placement on the site, architecture
  • orientation to the cardinal points
  • analyse operational relations

Complete with photos, pictures, layouts, sketches of new designed solutions

Output: size A3 – ribbon or ringlet bookbinding and will contain:

  • research – rewiev
  • accompanying information
  • site layout
  • layouts of floors 1 : 100
  • section through staircase 1 : 100
  • all fasade elevation 1 : 100
  • 3D visualization
  • graphic arrangement – any art - all sheets of papers in unified adjustment, in colors

13th week – CREDIT