Arch.Uth Postgraduate Course Postgraduate Course Postgraduate Course Postgraduate Course Arch.Uth Ελληνικά
Obligatory, Semester 4, ECTS: 4
Cognitive Fields (2005/36/EU): Architectural Design, Design Brief, Structural Design, 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 adapt to and act in new situations and cope under pressure, Ability to make reasoned decisions, Ability to work in a team, Ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, Ability to design and manage projects, Commitment to conservation of the environment, Ability to promote free, creative and inductive thinking.



Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis


The course revolves around five main axes.

  1. Theoretical approach of the subject in the form of lectures, namely: stone constructions, wooden constructions, metal constructions, glass buildings, new technologies- façade covering materials, dry construction, green roofs, solar protection.
  2. Visits to construction sites
  3. Exercises of on-site measurements
  4. Design exercise of the semester. The design representation is sought through detail scales (1: 20-1: 10-1: 5) of the two-storied residence of the previous semester namely: construction sections in selected points of the building, stair calculation, runoff , restrooms, roof, coatings, technical description and budget, frames’ chart
  5. Small Research Topic (Duration three weeks)

Students choose a building from around the world and present it in groups of 2 people in a 10 minute lecture

The aim of the assignment is the coherent and well documented presentation of the topic, adequately covering the architectural, structural and constructional organization, as well as the personality and work of the architect.