Code: 129DS3 Design Studio 3
Lecturer: prof. Ing. arch. Michal Hlaváček Weekly load: 7C Completion: GA
Department: 11129 Credits: 9 Semester: W,S
Studio work is the subject of an application in which students are combining the lessons learned from a wide spectrum of architectural disciplines with their own opinion and artistic creativity. In this third design studio students deal with various types of civil buildings with more complicated service and ambitious operation site with more complicated relationships. After a broad discussion, reflection and assessments of structures built on similar topics, students submit their own proposals in the form of architectural study. Foreign and Czech students are taught together in order to get an opportunity to debate architectonic issues.
This course does not have lectures.
Seminar contents:
01: Assignment of the semestral project
The explanation of spatial, urban and functional context
Information on the schedule of the semester, getting acquainted with the tasks and check deadlines etc.
02 :Excursion o the construction site
Collective analyses of the sight ? spatial contexts, surrounding environment, the specifics of the sight ? scale, orientation and sun exposure, ecological aspects. Background research on current architecture along with the analysis of the function and typology in the form of a team presentation in connection with the studio assignment, a discussion on the topic.
03 ? 07: Defining of the concept and architectural design of the building ? searching for the lay-out and spatial contexts, validation of the building?s scale and proportions by means of perspective sketches and case models.
First presentation ? concept approval.
08 ? 12: Architectural design ? basic building technical solution, architectural, material and color solution. Finalization of the architectural design and the second presentation. Finishing of the architectural design and second presentation.
13: Work on the final presentation ? graphic set-up of the poster, finishing of the physical model. The poster can be a combination of computer graphics and hand drawing. Preparation of portfolio and a bound sketch - book containing design development (in width A3 format)
Recommended literature:
Periodicals - in particular: Wettbewerbe Aktuell, Detail, Domus, Wallpaper,
Neufert and other building typologies
complex conceptual design, functional building, creative thinking, theoretic knowledge of design, particular situations, architectural design, civil and production buildings

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