Students should note that all of the modules below may not be available to them.

Undergraduate students should refer to the relevant section of the UCC Undergraduate Calendar for their programme requirements.

Postgraduate students should refer to the relevant section of the UCC Postgraduate Calendar for their programme requirements.

AT1001 Design Studio I
AT1003 Construction, Materials and Structures I
AT1004 History and Theory of Architecture 1: Ancient Greece to Michelangelo
AT1005 Design Studio 2
AT1006 Construction, Materials and Structures 2
AT1008 History and Theory of Architecture 2: Baroque to Post-Modernity
AT1009 Applied Technology Studio 1
AT1010 Applied Technology Studio 2
AT2001 Design Studio 3
AT2002 Applied Technology Studio 3
AT2003 Construction, Materials and Structures 3
AT2004 History and Theory of Architecture 3: How we live and How we might live: Modernity and Housing
AT2005 Design Studio 4
AT2006 Environmental Design I
AT2007 Applied Technology Studio 4
AT2008 History and Theory of Architecture 4: Contemporary Architecture: Themes, Ideas and Techniques
AT3001 Design Studio 5
AT3002 Conservation: Theory and Practice
AT3003 Applied Technology Studio 5
AT3004 History and Theory of Architecture 5: Landscape
AT3005 Design Studio 6
AT3006 Environmental Design II
AT3007 Applied Technology Studio 6
AT3008 History and Theory of Architecture 6: Urbs and Civitas: The City and its Cultures
AT4002 Dissertation I
AT4003 Architectural Technology: Current Practice
AT4004 Design Studio 8
AT4005 Dissertation 2
AT4006 Professional Practice and Management (Architecture)
AT4007 Architectural Technology 2: Design Integration
AT4008 Design Studio 7 (Architecture)
AT6011 Design Research: Cultures and Context
AT6012 Design Research: Technology Transformations
AT6013 Design Research Studio: Investigation and Formation
AT6014 Design Project
AT6015 Exhibition Design and Implementation
AT6016 Documentation and Dissemination of Design and Design Process

AT1001 Design Studio I

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 9hr(s) Other (Design Studio - 3 x 3hr sessions weekly); 12 x 2hr(s) Workshops (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Margaret Mulcahy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, email:margaret@mulcahyralphsarchitects.com.

Module Objective: To develop architectural skills for design decision-making, based on the student's own experience and knowledge through cumulative project work. To develop communication skills for architecture.

Module Content: Basic design project and sketchbooks involving individual and group work. Basic graphic techniques. Sketching and painting. Pencil drawing to scale. Freehand drawing. Model-making. Photography.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Evaluate their own existing skills and their need to acquire skills
?Illustrate independent research
?Plan, prepare and present an effective presentation
?Identify and record the formal and spatial qualities of a given environment
?Demonstrate a range of graphic, photographic and three-dimensional techniques.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks ( 3 - 5 projects, 20 marks per week of project duration 240 marks; Design Portfolio 60 marks. Coursework organised in a Portfolio of design projects and skill development exercises with formative assessment on completion of each project component).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised/resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT1003 Construction, Materials and Structures I

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 24hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Mary Moloney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Ms Katherine Keane, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: This module is an introduction to the basic principles which are pertinent to the issues of building construction and materials, structural design and analysis for architecture.

Module Content: Basic Performance requirements (theory and analysis) of internal and external building systems. External and internal environmental factors which affect the design of buildings. The elements and components commonly used in domestic construction. The issues of moisture and thermal control. Principles of stability, connections, assembly and material properties. Introduction to the concepts of structural analysis and design. The behaviour of simple structural members subjected to forces. The forces acting on building structures and components. Principles which determine structural design and analysis. Introduction to structural systems.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Identify basic materials used in simple building types, and their common uses within the construction industry.
?Describe the functions of the individual components of simple building types
?Describe a range of options for construction and detailing of simple building types.
?Describe the basic principles of structural analysis and design.
?Identify the structural elements of a simple building.
?Show the behaviour of simple structural members subjected to forces.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 100 marks.

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2017.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018.

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AT1004 History and Theory of Architecture 1: Ancient Greece to Michelangelo

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 24 Lectures (and Tutorials plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Dr Sarah Mulrooney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Katherine McClatchie, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Email: katherine@jca.ie.

Module Objective: To encourage analysis and discussion of the evolutionary nature of architectural form from Ancient Greece to Michelangelo, the developing means through which Architecture was produced, and its ongoing relationship with society.

Module Content: The module examines the spatial, formal and structural components of key buildings from Ancient Greece through the Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic periods to the Renaissance, reflecting on how these responded to the cultures and societies in which they were produced.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?describe key buildings and identify significant moments in architectural history from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance
?illustrate how these different buildings and their authors responded to functional, aesthetic and structural criteria
?discuss the evolutionary nature of developments in architecture in this period
?reflect on and discuss the meaning embodied in architectural form.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1x 2,500 word Essay).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Failed Continuous Assessment must be repeated as prescribed by the Module Coordinator.

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AT1005 Design Studio 2

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 9hr(s) Other (Design Studio (3 x 3hr sessions weekly); 12 x 2hr(s) Workshops (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Margaret Mulcahy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Email: margaret@mulcahyralphsarchitects.com.

Module Objective: To help the student to apply the knowledge and working processes acquired in all Period 1 modules in a range of design projects of increasing scale or complexity.

Module Content: Design Projects. Multi-media techniques.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?distinguish basic user needs in buildings and how these affect design decisions in different ways
?demonstrate the development of design processes from outline design to detailed design
?illustrate simple site analysis and show an ability to design in response to these factors
?describe design intentions
?Demonstrate the association between a range of factors and the objective selection of appropriate building form, choice of techniques and materials
?Demonstrate the integration of structural, constructional and environmental strategies within an outline design, and develop selected elements in detail
?Complete building design project exercises
?Select effective ways to communicate ideas, through graphic techniques, modelling in different forms, verbal and written descriptions
?Evaluate design processes and results, through design diaries, sketchbooks and portfolio.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (3 - 5 projects, 20 marks per week of project duration 240 marks; Design Portfolio 60 marks. Coursework organised in a Portfolio of Design Projects and Skill Development Exercises with formative assessment on completion of each project component).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised/resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT1006 Construction, Materials and Structures 2

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1003 Construction, Materials and Structures 1

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 24hr(s) Lectures (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Mary Moloney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Ms. Katherine Keane, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop the student's understanding of the principles of construction, materials and structural design and analysis pertinent to simple building types.

Module Content: Analysis of the performance of foundations, ground floors, external walls and roof (in simple domestic construction). Introduction to Brickwork and Concrete. Openings in external walls, windows, doors, stairs, masonry construction and internal finishes. Introduction to the application of the Building Regulations. Introduction to concepts and principles of Safety in Construction.
Analysis and design of simple static structural elements and the forces imposed on them. Analysis of the characteristics of materials in terms of joints and connections.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?State the advantages and disadvantages of various construction methods, focusing on simple building types.
?List the characteristics of a selection of internal and external building materials used in simple building types.
?List basic components within a simple building and describe these items in terms of performance and function.
?Describe the structural purpose of simple building elements.
?Estimate and assess by calculation simple structural design.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 100 marks.

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018.

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AT1008 History and Theory of Architecture 2: Baroque to Post-Modernity

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 Lectures (and tutorials plus self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Dr Sarah Mulrooney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Katherine McClatchie, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Email: Katherine@jca.ie.

Module Objective: To encourage analysis and discussion of the evolutionary nature of architectural form from the Baroque to Post-Modernity, the means through which Architecture was reaslised, how it responded to contemporary society, and its relationship with the past.

Module Content: The module examines the spatial, formal and structural components of key buildings from the baroque period to post-modernity. It explores the ideas and techniques of architects such as Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Inigo Jones, Lord Burlington, Frederich Schinkel, John Soane, Viollet Le Duc, Joseph Paxton, Louis Sullivan, Auguste Perret, Raymond Hood, Mies van der Rohe, Louis Kahn, as well as the key practitioners and thinkers of the Bauhaus, de Stijl and the concepts of post-modernity.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Illustrate key buildings and identify significant moments in architectural history from the baroque to post-modernity.
?Describe the different building types of this period and their forms and characteristics.
?Analyse how different buildings in this period responded to functional, aesthetic, technical and cultural developments.
?Reflect on how architectural form embodied and conveyed meaning.
?Discuss the increasingly important role of the individual architect in the production of architectural form and space.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,500 word Essay).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Failed Continuous Assessment must be repeated as prescribed by the Module Coordinator.

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AT1009 Applied Technology Studio 1

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 3hr(s) Tutorials (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Declan Fallon, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Mr Ed Raftery, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To introduce practical and technical skills for design and making. To undertake a cumulative series of assignments which integrate and inform Design Studio projects. To further develop the principles explored with the Construction, Materials and Structures module

Module Content: Preparation of technical drawings and/or models. To design a series of assemblies for simple building types. To consider options for construction and detailing of simple building types.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Define and represent by technical drawing the architectural technologies employed in a simple domestic scale building.
?Undertake simple drafting and assembly exercises identifying materials used for small scale construction
?Analyse simple forms of construction by using basic forms of representation
?Investigate the basic principles of structural analysis
?Demonstrate an awareness of concept of 'materiality' within construction.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2-4 projects, set for the class by the Module Coordinator for the year, weighted to total 100 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised/resubmitted as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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AT1010 Applied Technology Studio 2

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1009

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 3hr(s) Tutorials (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Declan Fallon, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Mr Ed Raftery, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To further develop practical and technical skills for design and making through cumulative project work and practical exercises.

Module Content: To analyse performance of buildings through drawing and other practical exercises. Graphic representation of simple foundations, ground floors, external walls and roofs (used in simple domestic construction). Detailing of openings in external walls, windows, doors, stairs, masonry construction, internal finishes.
To introduce design in compliance with Building Regulations. To introduce contemporary building trade skills.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Examine the advantages and disadvantages of various construction methods and assess technical detailing solutions for simple building types.
?Select internal and external building materials, for simple building types.
?Prepare drawings which show a designed response to identified environmental influences
?Prepare drawings and/or models which clearly represent components and assemblies within a simple building.
?Formulate design responses based on an awareness of contemporary building trade skills
?Develop a concept of 'materiality' within construction.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2-4 projects, set for the class by the Module Coordinator for the year, weighted to total 100 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised/resubmitted as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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AT2001 Design Studio 3

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1005 Design Studio 2

Co-requisite(s): AT2002 Applied Technology Studio 3

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 9hr(s) Other (Design Studio (3 x 3hr sessions weekly)); 12 x 2hr(s) Workshops (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop students' critical engagement with the complexities of designing public buildings and space within the urban environment.

Module Content: Urban analysis (group and individual work). Design projects of varying size, scale, spatial and material complexities primarily within the realm of the city. Various representational and surveying techniques and methods.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?analyse, measure and record context through a variety of techniques and media
?articulate architectural space and materials in a way which responds to urban context and programme to create environments of high quality.
?reflect precedent and other tools and techniques of analysis in the critique and development of projects.
?demonstrate an ongoing and developing grasp of the tectonics of building and in particular structure through their integration with design development and realization
?respond to environmental concerns in the development and realization of design projects.
?organize an accommodation schedule of large and small, public and private spaces.
?communicate design intentions and test and develop design projects through an expanding range of media tools and techniques.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (3 - 5 projects, 20 marks per week of project duration 240 marks; Design Portfolio 60 marks. Coursework organised in a portfolio of design projects and skill development exercises).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT2002 Applied Technology Studio 3

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1009 Applied Technology Studio 1; AT1010 Applied Technology Studio 2

Co-requisite(s): AT2001 Design Studio 3

Teaching Method(s): 36hr(s) Tutorials (including self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Mr Adam Darcy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To further develop practical and technical skills for design decision-making pertinent to medium scale buildings, primarily based on studio design work and practical exercises.

Module Content: Preparation of advanced technical drawings and models.
Design of components for medium scaled building types.
Options for construction and detailing of medium scaled building types. Model making for structural evaluation of medium-scale, multi-storey buildings.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Define and represent by technical drawing the architectural technologies employed in medium scaled construction projects.
?Specify materials commonly used for the construction of medium scaled buildings.
?Undertake simple studio exercises to evaluate the performance of framed multi-storey buildings.
?Examine structural models in order to analyse and develop the design of framed structures for medium scaled buildings.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2-4 projects, set for the class by the Module Coordinator for the year, weighted to total 100 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised/resubmitted as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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AT2003 Construction, Materials and Structures 3

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1006 Construction, Materials and Structures 2

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 2hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Mary Moloney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Ms Katherine Keane, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop an understanding of the integral role of structural issues and architectural technologies within the context of architectural design of medium scale building types.

Module Content: Basements.Foundation. Ground and upper floors - in-situ, pre-cast plank and composite. Concrete manufacture, testing, components and frames. Steel frames and secondary structure. External wall and roof cladding. Rainscreen principle. Curtain Walling. Timber products. Flat and low pitch roof construction. Rooflights. Fire-proofing of structure and compartmentation. Limit state design. Load factors. Material safety factors. Eccentric loading. Structural steel preliminary sizing of members. Reinforced concrete /timber/steel - Preliminary sizing structural members. Stability of masonry walls. Foundations and ground conditions. Retaining walls.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Describe the architectural technologies employed in medium sized multi-storey buildings.
?Select appropriate building materials commonly used on medium sized buildings within the Irish Building Industry.
?Describe a range of options for construction and detailing of medium-scale buildings.
?Describe the structural issues involved within the design of medium-scale buildings.
?Analyse the structural components of a medium-scale building and calculate the size of structural elements.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 100 marks.

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018.

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AT2004 History and Theory of Architecture 3: How we live and How we might live: Modernity and Housing

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1008 History and Theory of Architecture 2: Baroque to post-modernity.

Co-requisite(s): AT2001 Design Studio 3

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 2hr(s) Lectures (and Tutorials plus Self-Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Mr Kevin Donovan, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Tara Kennedy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop a critical appreciation of how modern architecture responded to the changing functional requirements of modern industrial society and especially the issue of dwelling. To provide a theoretical support to some of the practical design work being undertaken in AT2001 and AT2005 Design Studio Architectural Design Studio.

Module Content: This modules investigates the space, form and technologies of Modern architecture. It discusses how historical forms were challenged and a new functional architectural language emerged. John Ruskin, the Utopian Socialists, Dutch architecture, Existenzminimum, the Russian Avant-garde, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, CIAM, the Eames, Team X etc.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Analyse the space, form and aesthetics of key modern housing prototypes.
?Discuss the various methods through which modern architecture responded to the problem of the dwelling.
?Reflect on how political, ideological and philosophical factors influenced the production of modern architecture.
?Describe the role of technology in the creation of new living spaces.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 4,000 word essay).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Failed Continuous Assessment must be repeated as prescribed by the Module Coordinator.

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AT2005 Design Studio 4

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT2001 Design Studio 3, AT2004 History & Theory of Architecture 3.

Co-requisite(s): AT2007 Applied Technology Studio 4.

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 9hr(s) Other (Design Studio (3 x 3hr sessions weekly)); Workshops (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop students' design abilities in the design of collective dwellings and other ways of inhabiting urban space. To engage students in some of the roles and responsibilities of the architect concerning social issues.

Module Content: Study and analysis of housing typologies, precedents and relevant texts. Design project[s] focusing around issues of dwelling in the city. Analytical, representational, and measuring techniques and methods, also provide an introduction to CAD. Study trip to major European city and related design project(s).

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?resolve a complex brief of multiple residential units and concomitant issues of public and private space in an urban environment.
?respond to and incorporate issues of context and function in the design process
?develop their own design from strategic to detail level through the study of precedent and other analytical tools and techniques.
?incorporate materials, technologies and structure appropriate to develop the design process and produce high quality interior and exterior spaces.
?demonstrate ongoing development of an analytical and critical approach to architectural design.
?communicate their design intentions and design development through a range of analogue and digital media and techniques.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (3 - 5 projects, 20 marks per week of project duration 240 marks; Design Portfolio 60 marks. Coursework organised in a portfolio of design projects and skill development exercises with formative assessment on completion of each project component.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT2006 Environmental Design I

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 2hr(s) Lectures (plus Self Directed Learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop an understanding of environmental control and building services, as part of an overall architectural design.

Module Content: Principles of environmental control, building services as part of integrated design. Lighting design. Acoustic Design. Heating systems. Introduction to air conditioning and ventilation. The relative environmental impact of servicing options.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Identify the servicing requirements of a building according to its function, fabric design and site constraints.
?List the significant variables that affect the lighting and acoustic performance in buildings
?Estimate sizes for the major components of lighting and ventilation systems.
?Recognise conditions that might cause condensation problems.
?Discriminate between servicing options on the basis of their comparative carbon footprint.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 100 marks.

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2017.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018.

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AT2007 Applied Technology Studio 4

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT1010 Applied Technology Studio 2

Co-requisite(s): AT2005 Design Studio 4

Teaching Method(s): 36hr(s) Tutorials (including self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Mr Adam Darcy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To further develop practical and technical skills for design decision making primarily based on studio design work, practical exercises and CAD.

Module Content: Introduction to CAD drafting and or manual drafting standards and practices. Demonstration of trades skills and construction processes. Construction and detailing of Design Studio projects and other similar building types and scale. Structural analysis and design for architectural projects.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?A student who has successfully completed this module will have the ability to
?Represent by technical drawing the architectural technologies employed in the student's Design Studio project.
?Select materials are most suited to a selection of medium scaled projects.
?Undertake simple studio exercises in order to evaluate the performance of Design Studio projects.
?Examine structural models in order to analyse and develop the design of Design Studio projects.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2-4 projects, set for the class by the Module Coordinator for the year, weighted to total 100 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT2008 History and Theory of Architecture 4: Contemporary Architecture: Themes, Ideas and Techniques

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT2004 History and Theory of Architecture 3

Co-requisite(s): AT2005 Design Studio

Teaching Method(s): 10hr(s) Tutorials; 2hr(s) Seminars (plus self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Jason O'Shaughnessy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Ms Tara Kennedy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To promote critical analysis and research into some of the key themes, seminal buildings and texts of contemporary architectural culture.

Module Content: Contemporary themes and issues will be addressed by this module and thus some of the content will alter from year to year. Topics such as studies of Trophy Architecture; Critical Regionalism; Synthetic Landscape; Habitat and Sustainability; Architexts; Datascapes; Swiss Matter will form the basis of debate.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?A student who has successfully completed this module will have the ability to:?
?Identify, retrieve and analyse key material and information relating to the topic.
?Discuss the relationship between theory and practice in the production of seminal contemporary architecture.
?Use comparative studies as a means of analyzing and discussing buildings and texts.
?Discuss the design process and techniques of exemplary architects from the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
?Comment critically on how these architects respond to important issues in contemporary society.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 Seminar Presentation and its Documentation 40 marks; 1 x 3,000 word Essay 60 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT3001 Design Studio 5

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT2005 Design Studio 4

Co-requisite(s): AT3002 Conservation: Theory and Practice, AT3004 Landscape: Theory and Practice, AT3005 Applied Technology Studio 5.

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 9hr(s) Other ((Design Studio 3 x 3hr sessions weekly); workshops (plus self directed learning)).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Mr Andrew Lane, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop students' architectural design skills in responding strategically, formally, spatially and tectonically to the attendant issues of building in specific social and environmental contexts across a variety of scales.

Module Content: Site visits, measuring, recording and analyzing contexts using a variety of media and techniques (group and individual studies). Strategic responses to context at a variety of scales. Precedent studies. Design projects with appropriate briefs of varying scale and complexity.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Record and measure and analyse context from strategic to detail scale using a variety of media and techniques.
?Demonstrate a critical and sensitive response to the issue of context within design projects.
?Synergise response to context with the functional, ergonomic and social requirements of building.
?Develop innovative and creative design projects from strategic to detail level through the study of precedent and other analytical tools and techniques.
?Integrate appropriate materials, technologies and structure to develop the design process and produce high quality interior and exterior spaces.
?Demonstrate ongoing development of an analytical, critical and innovative approach to architectural design.
?Communicate design intentions and design development through an expanding range of media and techniques.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks ((3-5 projects, 20 marks per week of project duration) totalling 240 marks; portfolio design 60 marks. (Organization of coursework in a portfolio of design projects and skill development exercises.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT3002 Conservation: Theory and Practice

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 24 Lectures (and 4 hrs tutorials supporting self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Mr Gareth O'Callaghan, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Mr Paul Hegarty, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Ms Katherine McClatchie, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, and/or relevant UCC/CIT departments.

Module Objective: To introduce students to the theories and practices of building conservation and building in historically sensitive areas.

Module Content: History of conservation; the history and morphology of an Irish town; retrieving and examining historical records; surveying, recording and analysis of historic buildings and settings; theories and practice of contemporary conservation; contemporary statutory legislation; conservation technologies and materials: lime technologies, rot and decay in building fabric, fireproofing and insulating of historic buildings; case studies. Modern interventions in historic fabric.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Identify and discuss the major themes and practices in architectural conservation.
?Discuss the historical evolution of an Irish town.
?Survey, record and analyse historic buildings and settings using a variety of means.
?Retrieve and analyse relevant historical records concerning historic areas.
?Discuss important conservation processes and technologies and their application in buildings.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 40 marks; Continuous Assessment 60 marks (1 x original drawing and research sketchbook).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2017.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018.

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AT3003 Applied Technology Studio 5

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT2007 Applied Technology Studio 4

Co-requisite(s): AT3002 Conservation; AT3001 Design Studio

Teaching Method(s): 36hr(s) Tutorials (and self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Declan Fallon, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Mr. Declan Fallon, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To further develop practical and technical skills for decision making by focussing on design and construction issues based primarily on studio design interests.

Module Content: Technical analysis of studio design work. Developing structural, constructional and conservation (where appropriate) strategies. Selection of appropriate materials, structural systems and envelope solutions. Exploring the expression and experience of materiality in architecture. Component, assembly and detail design.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Develop a strategy for structure and construction for a specific design project
?Develop selected aspects of a design concept to the level of detail design
?Produce a technical analysis of studio design work
?Evaluate the selection of materials specified for a complex building.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2-4 projects, set for the class by the Module Coordinator for the year, weighted to total 100 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT3004 History and Theory of Architecture 5: Landscape

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 24hr(s) Lectures (and tutorials plus self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To introduce students to the histories, theories and practices of landscape design.

Module Content: Histories of landscape: society, forms and influences; Irish landscapes and its politics; the ecologies of landscape; contemporary landscape design practices and themes; landscape urbanism; case studies.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Identify the key forms and theories in the history of landscape design.
?Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the historical connections between landscape and society.
?Discuss and analyse the evolution of Irish landscape design.
?Analyse the ecologies and mechanics of contemporary landscape and their attendant problems and possibilities.
?Discuss contemporary themes and practice of landscape design.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 4,000 word essay).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Failed Continuous Assessment must be repeated as prescribed by the Module Coordinator.

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AT3005 Design Studio 6

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT3001 Design Studio 5

Co-requisite(s): At 3006 Environmental Design 2; AT3007 Applied Technology Studio 6

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 9hr(s) Other (Design Studio 3 x 3hr sessions weekly; workshops (plus self directed learning)).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Mr Andrew Lane, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To further develop students' architectural design skills in responding formally, spatially and tectonically to the attendant issues of building in specific social and environmental contexts. To integrate some of the contemporary theories, methods, practices and techniques concerning conservation, landscape and environmental design in architectural design projects.

Module Content: Site visits, measuring, recording and analyzing contexts using a variety of media and techniques. Strategic responses to context at a variety of scales. Precedent studies. Architectural design projects with appropriate briefs of varying scale and complexity.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Record and measure and analyse context from strategic to detail scale using a variety of media and techniques.
?Develop innovative design projects from strategic to detail level through the study of precedent and other analytical tools and techniques.
?Synergise response to context with the functional, ergonomic and social requirements of building.
?Demonstrate a critical and sensitive response to the issue of context within the realization and tectonic qualities of design projects.
?Integrate appropriate materials, technologies and structure to develop the design process and produce high quality interior and exterior spaces.
?Integrate critical response to environmental design and issues of sustainability into the design process.
?Demonstrate ongoing development of an analytical, critical and innovative approach to architectural design.
?Communicate design intentions and design development through an expanding range of media and techniques.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (3-5 projects, 20 marks per week of project duration) totalling 240 marks; portfolio design 60 marks. (Organization of coursework in a portfolio of design projects and skill development exercises).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT3006 Environmental Design II

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 12hr(s) Lectures; 24hr(s) Tutorials.

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop the student's knowledge of advanced environmental design. To support the integration of environmental factors into the students' design projects.

Module Content: Development of integrated, architectural, environmental strategy, environmental impact assessment of architectural designs, renewable energy technologies.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Develop an environmental design strategy for a medium or large-scale building.
?Develop detailed proposals for one aspect of an environmental design strategy.
?Evaluate the selection of environmental design solutions in terms of environmental impact.
?Evaluate design solutions in terms of consistency with environmental strategy.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 Project: Environmental Design Strategy and Detailed Development.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT3007 Applied Technology Studio 6

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT2007 Applied Technology 4

Co-requisite(s): AT3005 Design Studio

Teaching Method(s): 36hr(s) Tutorials (and self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Declan Fallon, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Mr. Declan Fallon, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop the student's knowledge of more advanced constructional systems and materials primarily based on studio designed projects.

Module Content: Computer aided design and data management.
Technical analysis of design responses to studio based project work.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Describe a range of options for construction and detailing appropriate to a specific architectural design project
?Demonstrate a competence in using digital representation to produce architectural drawings
?Develop technical and design responses appropriate to the context.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2-4 projects, set for the class by the Module Coordinator for the year, weighted to total 100 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT3008 History and Theory of Architecture 6: Urbs and Civitas: The City and its Cultures

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 24hr(s) Lectures (and tutorials plus self directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To promote critical analysis and commentary into the relationship between the urban process, the physical environment of the city and the different forms of culture produced there.

Module Content: This module explores the space and form of the city, the underlying factors in its historical development, and the emergence of new urbanised cultures and their relationship with: architecture, film, photography, literature, political thinking and social theory etc. Case study cities may include the following: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Manchester, Glasgow, Berlin, Vienna, London, Dublin, New York, Rome, Chicago, L.A., Detroit, Delhi, Mumbai, Beijing.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Demonstrate an analytical knowledge of the urban form and space of key cities.
?Discuss some of the underlying economic and cultural factors which influence the realization and development of the urban process.
?Reflect on the relationship between the urban condition and society and cultural production.
?Respond critically through text and other media to some key aspects of the urban experience.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks ((1 seminar presentation and its documentation 40 marks; 1 x 3,000 word essay 60 marks).).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT4002 Dissertation I

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT3008 History and Theory 5

Co-requisite(s): AT4001 Design Studio 7

Teaching Method(s): Tutorials; Other (Independent Research).

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To provide the context through which students can develop a critical understanding and initiate research on a chosen theme.

Module Content: In groups students investigate and analyse key texts and other media on a chosen theme. Other tutorials encompass research techniques and methodologies such as literature searches, academic writing skills and the identification of primary and secondary sources. From this students begin to develop a research question and dissertation proposals.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Present cogent analyses of texts, buildings or other subjects to peer-group for discussion.
?Under tutor guidance, identify and develop an appropriate research question.
?Complete a draft abstract and chapter outline of a research project for critical feedback.
?Produce an analytical appraisal of an architectural topic through the selection and study of appropriate materials.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 Project).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT4003 Architectural Technology: Current Practice

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT3006 Environmental Design 2; AT3007 Applied Technology Studio (or equivalents)

Co-requisite(s): AT4008 Design Studio 7

Teaching Method(s): 36hr(s) Lectures (/seminars/tutorials).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Louise Cotter, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Mr Lorenzo Cammoranesi, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop a detailed knowledge of, and to undertake a critical evaluation of contemporary practice in architectural technology and its integration.

Module Content: Case study methodology, examples and critique of integrated architectural technology.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Explain to a peer group, in an illustrated presentation of a contemporary work of architecture, the factors that influence the design decisions on building technology and their integration
?Analyse the relationship between an overall architectural design concept, and the environmental, structural and construction technologies adopted
?Apply appropriate procedures for the evaluation of selected architecturally significant technological design decisions
?Evaluate technological specifications and system selctions using evidence from practice, from technical literature, or from analytical procedures.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (Produce Technical Report/Case study (100 marks)).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. (Case Study Report).

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT4004 Design Studio 8

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 96hr(s) Other (Design Studio tutorials and reviews plus self-directed learning); Other.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop ability to carry out a comprehensive architectural design(s).

Module Content: Architectural design.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Formulate an intellectual position, explored through architectural design which reconciles the development of a critical brief with spatial and functional criteria.
?Conceptualise and develop a brief for a design project which, through engagement with a series of contexts, seeks to provide a critique of the built environment by proposing alternative spatial, formal, organisational or material solutions.
?Synthesise a design solution which combines appropriate architectural expression, cultural response and the fulfillment of the functional requirements of a brief.
?Produce appropriate drawings, models and other media of an architectural design which explore, test and express its qualities of space, form, organisation and response to physical and other contexts.
?Integrate appropriate technologies concerning structure, materiality and services into the design proposal.
?Effectively communicate the design or designs through an exhibition incorporating drawings, models, texts and other appropriate media.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (1-3 design projects).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT4005 Dissertation 2

Credit Weighting: 10

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): AT4002 Dissertation 1

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): Tutorials; Other (Independent Research).

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop the student's ability to undertake a piece of original independent research on a chosen theme.

Module Content: With tutor guidance students undertake independent research on a topic chosen by themselves to produce an original dissertation or equivalent body of work.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Develop a sustained and coherent argument on an agreed topic, supported by both secondary and primary sources
?To communicate the result of a systematic programme of research with clear identification of the topic, research issues, the context and the theoretical perspectives.
?To evaluate significant information sources referred to
?To draw coherent conclusions relevant to the topic and issues initially identified, from the observations, evidence and arguments presented.

Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 Project).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (revised and resubmitted as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT4006 Professional Practice and Management (Architecture)

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 36hr(s) Lectures (/Tutorials).

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Susan Brennan, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To introduce the student to the technical and professional knowledge and skills expected of a graduate student taking up their first post in architectural practice.

Module Content: Forms of building contracts. Building Law. Cost estimating. Statutory procedures. Roles & responsibilities of the Design Team. Work stages. Design stage. Planning stage. Tender stage. Construction stage. Completion. To introduce the issues of financial management, health and safety, data acquisition management. Introduction to structure and organisation of the building industry.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?identify the principal legislative, technical and professional factors influencing the design strategy of a building project.
?describe the components and organisational structures and their interrelationships
?determine the factors effecting cost
?define the issues that an architect will consider with reference to building contract law
?explain the procedures to be followed for compliance with planning and building control regulations.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 100 marks.

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2017.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018.

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AT4007 Architectural Technology 2: Design Integration

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 2hr(s) Lectures (/seminars); 12 x 1hr(s) Tutorials.

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Louise Cotter, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Mr Lorenzo Cammoranesi, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop skill in integrating technology and architectural design

Module Content: Design analysis and integration studies and report writing.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Develop integrated architectural designs which demonstrate an ability to synthesise architectural concepts and architectural technologies
?Select appropriate procedures for the analysis of technological solutions
?Argue the case for specific examples of integrated designs, technological specifications and system selection, using evidence from precedence and case studies, and/or from analytical studies.
?Demonstrate through design, the relationship between the architectural concept and the environmental, constructional and structural technologies.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (Coursework Submission).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Co-ordinator).

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AT4008 Design Studio 7 (Architecture)

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s): None.

Teaching Method(s): 96hr(s) Other (Design Studio Tutorials and reviews plus self-directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Ms Orla McKeever, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop ability to produce architectural design project(s).

Module Content: Architectural design.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Use a series of appropriate representational techniques to test and express the qualities of space, form, organisation and materiality in a design proposal.
?Develop innovative design projects from strategic to detail level through a series of analytical tools and techniques.
?Demonstrate tectonic and structural integration within a design proposal.
?Engage in a critical evaluation about the design and identify problems and possibilities inherent within design features.
?Integrate appropriate technologies within the design proposal.
?Respond to and synthesise cultural and aesthetic factors into the realisation of a design proposal.
?Critically evaluate the sustainability of the design proposal.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (1-3 Projects (20 marks per week of project duration (240 marks); Design Portfolio (60 marks). Coursework to be organised in a portfolio.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module coordinator).

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AT6011 Design Research: Cultures and Context

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 3hr(s) Lectures ( + 9 hrs of seminars + 12 hours tutorial group + independent study).

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Eve Olney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Jason O'Shaughnessy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: ? To enable students to employ a practice-led multidisciplinary approach to research with the aim of critically framing key thematics beyond the student's immediate discipline and encourage thinking through other discursive fields and contexts.
? To enable students to consciously construct their own methodological approach to researching their chosen site in relation to key thematics within their major project
? To develop a critical perspective on the prevailing socio- economic-cultural, planning and historical issues raised by the study and recording of a particular site context.
? To identify and develop a critique of relevant design approaches to contexts comparable with those studied

Module Content: Examples of practice-led critical inquiries, site analysis and critiques of contextual issues, case study methodology.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Develop critical and intellectual skills which relates to a design investigation project.
?Analyse, interpret and synthesise key research themes.
?Undertake independent research using accessible textual and primary sources.
?Develop key thematic and research ideas within a Group.
?Produce a critical research framework.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2 coursework submissions. [1]Contextual Study using architectural representations @ 75 marks [2] Recording, documentation and critical reflection through visual media @ 25 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 50%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module co-ordinator).

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AT6012 Design Research: Technology Transformations

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s):

Co-requisite(s):

Teaching Method(s): 3hr(s) Lectures; 9hr(s) Seminars (/workshops); 12hr(s) Tutorials (groups + independent study).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Lecturer(s): Mr Simon Conolly, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To select and analyse appropriate examples of technical and technological innovations in the built environment which might inform the development of an architectural idea.

Module Content: Technologies which influence structural stability, environmental control and constructional techniques and materials, the influence of each on the perceived architectural environment, and the impact of technological choices on the economics of a design proposal.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Identify and analyse appropriate technical and technological frameworks within the area of contemporary architecture.
?Demonstrate a critical appreciation of the role of technical and technological frameworks in supporting the implementation of contemporary architectural ideas.
?Develop the intellectual content of a project through the use of appropriate technical and technological investigations.
?Research and interpret constructional, climatic and structural systems, and be able to demonstrate an innovative or experimental use of these through an architectural project.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks ((2 coursework submissions)[1] Seminar report using selected media @ 25 marks [2] Visual Dossier @ 75 marks.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 50%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module co-ordinator).

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AT6013 Design Research Studio: Investigation and Formation

Credit Weighting: 20

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s):

Co-requisite(s):

Teaching Method(s): 72hr(s) Tutorials (group); 12hr(s) Seminars (+ independent learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Jason O'Shaughnessy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Ms Eve Olney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education; Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: TTo support students in developing their ability to move from a project concept to a practical plan, developing skill in brief formation, work programming and design feasibility evaluation, particularly in relation to critical thinking through design, contextual, and cultural, and technological issues.

Module Content: Examples and Critiques of architectural briefs, architectural feasibility studies and schematic designs (e.g. for architectural competitions).

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Develop a design proposal that identifies a central research proposition.
?Develop an outline proposal report that defines the programmatic framework of an architectural project.
?Develop key thematic and research ideas within a Group.
?Ability to record, analyse and synthesise an architectural idea for a specific site or territory.
?Program their own workload taking into account external deadlines and task dependencies
?Articulate an architectural premise, through a series of design studies and recordings.
?Synthesise complex relationships between design and programme, and between design and contextual constraints.
?Synthesise responses to site, contextual and thematic issues.

Assessment: Total Marks 400: Continuous Assessment 400 marks ((2 projects) [1] Pre-thesis report defining the central investigation of research and study area, and identifying key programmatic and spatial requirements for the Design Project in AT6014 @ 100 marks [2] Schematic architectural representations of research and thematic ideas that define key contextual, cultural, architectural and environmental constraints @ 300 marks.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 50%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module co-ordinator).

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AT6014 Design Project

Credit Weighting: 30

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s):

Co-requisite(s):

Teaching Method(s): 108hr(s) Tutorials (Design Studio tutorial groups plus self-directed learning).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Jason O'Shaughnessy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To develop a response to the design proposal identified in AT6013, to a level which combines outline design with a sample of detail design and design testing.

Module Content: Design project development, contextual appraisal and assessments; outline design development, detailed design development; development of technological and constructional strategies, consideration of infrastructural services, economic strategies and climatic behaviour and synthesise into a complex architectural framework.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Synthesise a design project through architectural representations, written communication and other technical recordings.
?Appraise and synthesise complex design ideas that display intellectual and methodological rigour.
?Implement a coherent architectural design project and programmatic framework that constitute an understanding of urban design, cultural, environmental, technological and constructional processes.
?Demonstrate how contextual, cultural, technological, structural and environmental issues impact on the development of a complex architectural project.
?Communicate a rationale for specific architectural investigation based on an understanding of site and contextualizing information.
?Devise appropriate technological, structural and constructional strategies for a complex architectural study.
?Appraise and test a key aspect of selected technological, construction or environmental systems of a complex architectural study.
?Use visual and verbal communication methods and appropriate methods to analyse, test and critically appraise complex design proposals.
?Synthesise advanced architectural representations having critically examined appropriate techniques available.

Assessment: Total Marks 600: Continuous Assessment 600 marks (1 project dissertation).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 50%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by module co-ordinator).

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AT6015 Exhibition Design and Implementation

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 3.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s):

Co-requisite(s):

Teaching Method(s): 1hr(s) Lectures; 2hr(s) Tutorials ((individual) + independent study).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Jason O'Shaughnessy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To design and construct a display of the the Design Project (AT6013 & AT6014). This will provide both a technical delineation and convey a perceptual impression of the designed environment.

Module Content: Effective communication and media strategies, portfolio collation, exhibition preparation, management and documentation of design proposals and process.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Disseminate the synthesis of a central design idea and research project.
?Synthesize a description of technical information appropriate for a specialist audience with a display which conveys an impression of the designed environment in a way that is comprehensible to a public audience.
?Illustrate technological solutions to specific architectural problems.
?Demonstrate where appropriate, how the design responds to relevant technical and technological requirements
?Demonstrate where appropriate how the design responds to relevant socio/cultural/economic and climatic constraints
?Communicate a detailed development of at least one significant aspect of the design proposition.
?Convey the critical comparison of a developed design solution with alternative design concepts
?Ability to manage and implement an exhibition.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (One coursework submission: Exhibition).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 50%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module co-ordinator).

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AT6016 Documentation and Dissemination of Design and Design Process

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 3.

No. of Students: Max 50.

Pre-requisite(s):

Co-requisite(s):

Teaching Method(s): 1hr(s) Tutorials (Group); 2hr(s) Tutorials ((individual) + independent study).

Module Co-ordinator: Prof Kevin McCartney, Cork Centre for Architectural Education (Mr. Jason O'Shaughnessy, Cork Centre for Architectural Education).

Lecturer(s): Staff, Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Module Objective: To document the design response to the brief, developed in AT6013 and AT6014 for the Design Thesis project. This will explain both the particularities of the design solutions devised for a specific site and programme, and also identify the more generic knowledge derived from the project.

Module Content: Effective communication strategies, portfolio collation, exhibition preparation, Documentation of design proposals and process.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Independently document and communicate a complex architectural design project
?Analyse how contextual, technical and technological issues impact on the design and performance of an architectural development
?Critically review the process by which a design project was realized
?Present argumentation for key design decisions by way of reasoned argument, critical comparisons, precedent studies or other evidence
?Explain a technological strategy developed for a major design project
?Explain the detailed design of at least one significant aspect of a major design project
?Demonstrate an awareness of the choices underlying economic frameworks with the construction process.
?Critically appraise the key programmatic aspects of a design project having regard to an awareness of economic constraints, relevant statutory frameworks and guidelines, appropriate technical and technological practices and innovative environmental practices.
?Identify and have a knowledge of innovative practices which may be of more generic value to the profession.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (One coursework submission: Documentation of design Thesis investigation and process in form of a written monograph and/or electronic and other equivalent media).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 50%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the module co-ordinator).

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