ARCHITECTURE DESIGN STUDIO II
Cognitive Fields (2005/36/EU): Architectural Design, History and Theories, Fine Arts, Urban Design and Planning, Human Needs and the Built Environment, Social Factors in Design, Design Brief, Structural Design, Physical Issues, Building Technology, Organizations, Regulations, Legislations.
Generic Competences: Ability to search for, process and analyse information from a variety of sources using the necessary technologies, Ability to make reasoned decisions, Ability to work autonomously, Ability to work in a team, Ability to design and manage projects, Ability to interact constructively with others regardless of background and culture and respecting diversity, Commitment to conservation of the environment, Ability to demonstrate social, professional and ethical responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues, Ability to be critical and self-critical , Ability to promote free, creative and inductive thinking.
[Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis]
The studio focuses on multiple housing. Coexistence, density, hierarchy, the relations between public and private, the relation between the building and the urban environment, the internal structure of the building are some of the main issues of the studio.
Students will design a block of flats in the centre of the city of Volos.
Starting within a series of weekly exercises at the beginning of the semester, the students are encouraged to research the coexistence of typologies of flats, the relation of the vertical and horizontal circulation systems, the relation of the blocks of flats with the surrounding dense urban environment.