Study Plan

Architecture Design & Digital Architecture Program

Architecture Design & Digital Architecture Program

Semester 1

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
PHY212 Introduction to Engineering Physics 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
MAT111 Mathematics I 3 1 0 0 4 3 150 6
ARC011 Architectural Drawing 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
DVA026 History of Art 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 2
DVA111 Principles of Design 1 4 0 0 5 3 165 6
UC1 University Requirement (1) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4
UC2 University Requirement (2) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 2

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
CIV113 Structural Analysis 2 0 2 0 4 3 150 6
CHE142 Engineering Chemistry 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
MAT112 Mathematics II 2 2 0 0 4 3 150 6
ARC012 Patterns & Principles of Design 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC041 Introduction to Building Construction 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
UC3 University Requirement (3) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 2
UC4 University Requirement (4) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 2

Semester 3

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
CIV131 Surveying (1) 2 2 2 0 6 3 180 6
ARC113 Architectural Studio 1 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC131 History of Architecture 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
ARC132 Architecture, Society & Culture 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
ARC161 Environmental Studies 1 3 0 0 4 2 120 6
URB111 Introduction to Urban Design 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
UC5 University Requirement (5) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 4

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
CIV115 Concrete Structures Design (1) 3 1 0 0 4 3 150 6
ARC11 Architectural Studio 2 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC133 Theory of Architecture 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
ARC162 Ecologies of Construction 2 0 3 0 5 3 180 6
URB161 Sustainability in Urbanism 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
UC6 University Requirement (6) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4
UC7 University Requirement (7) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 5

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
ARC215 Architectural Studio 3 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC251 Building Technologies 1 1 3 0 0 4 2 120 4
ARC271 Architectural Seminar 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
URB212 Urban Design & Landscape 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
UE1 Elective University (1) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 6

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
CIV116 Steel Structures Design (1) 2 0 2 0 4 3 150 6
ARC216 Architectural Studio 4 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC252 Building Technologies 2 1 3 0 0 4 2 120 4
ARC272 Architectural Reading 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC281 Professional Training 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 2
IDA111 Introduction to Interior Architecture 1 4 0 0 5 3 165 6
E2 Elective Course (2) 1 4 0 0 5 3 165 6

Semester 7

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
ARC317 Architectural Studio 5 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6
ARC353 Building Technologies 3 2 3 0 0 5 3 150 6
ARC373 Digital Design & Fabrication Studio 1 1 3 2 0 6 3 180 6
URB321 Landscape Architecture 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
E3 Elective Course (3) 1 0 4 0 5 3 105 6
UE2 Elective University (2) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 8

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
ARC318 Architectural Studio 6 2 0 4 0 6 4 210 8
ARC354 Building Technologies 4 2 3 0 0 5 3 165 6
ARC366 Smart Architecture 2 3 0 0 5 3 165 6
ARC374 Digital Design & Fabrication Studio 2 1 3 2 0 6 3 180 6
ARC382 Professional Training 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 2
E4 Elective Course (4) 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6

Semester 9

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
ARC419 Architectural Studio 7 2 0 4 0 6 4 210 8
ARC475 Digital Design & Fabrication Studio 3 2 3 2 0 7 4 225 8
ARC483 Contemporary Practices 1 0 2 0 3 2 105 4
ARC491 Graduation Project 1 Architectural Design& Digital Architecture 2 3 2 0 7 4 225 8
UE3 Elective University (3) 2 0 0 0 2 2 90 4

Semester 10

Code Course Name LCT LAB TUT OTH CNTCT CH SWL ECTS
ARC484 Professional Practice 2 0 2 0 4 3 150 6
ARC492 Graduation Project 2 2 6 4 0 12 6 360 11
ARC493 Thesis of Graduation Project 1 0 4 0 5 3 165 6

Elective (E1)

  • ARC301 Knowledge Based Systems
  • ARC324 Building Technologies-3: Energy in Building Design
  • ARC331 Contemporary Architecture 20th Century and Beyond
  • URB335 Housing Projects in Developing Countries

Elective (E2)

  • ARC302 Geometric Modeling
  • ARC325 Independent Studies: Smart Building Information Systems
  • ARC332 History of Islamic Architecture
  • URB336 Independent Studies: Global Trends in Urban Planning

Elective (E3)

  • ARC303 Introduction to Shape Grammars
  • ARC326 Special Problems in Building Construction
  • ARC333 Architecture, Culture & Heritage
  • URB337 Vegetation & Gardening

Elective (E4)

  • ARC404 Selected Topics in Architecture & Urban Design
  • ARC427 Independent Studies: Advanced Building Systems Integration
  • ARC434 Community Design & Social Development
  • URB438 Urban Sociology for Globalizing Urban World

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