ST-84 Design Studio - Sustainable Architecture

The Faculty of Architecture / Architecture
5th Year, sem 2, 2023-2024 | Optional Project | Hours/Week: 3P | ECTS Credits: 3
Technical Sciences
Course Leader:
lect.dr.arh. Daniel Armenciu
Teaching language:
Learning outcomes:
The subject aims to acquire the necessary knowledge about the application of design principles, by developing an architecture project related to the theme of sustainability. The proposed approach aims to develop competences regarding the design of an architectural object and related technological solutions based on sustainable intervention principles.
The "Optional Project of Sustainable Architecture" offers the opportunity to apply the notions acquired at the "Architectural Eco-Technology" course. Thus, the students will acquire basic sustainable design skills in order to guide them to the relevant conceptual and technological choices that are imperative for the architectural profession.
The proposed framework theme refers to the design of an intervention on the buildings of the ˮIon Mincuˮ University of Architecture and Urban Planning, including the adjacent urban spaces through possible sustainable urban regeneration measures.

The project will be developed in different phases, following successively and mandatory the following issues:
- framing the design theme in the contemporary context, starting from the principles of sustainable interventions;
- documentation on major subjects of study;
- criteria and parameters of site analysis;
- establishing the principles and scenarios of intervention;
- establishing the concepts, especially those relating to sustainable design principles;
- graphic design of the project, according to the scales of representation related to the dimension of the intervention, including the technical details for execution;
Teaching Method:
Guided activities: thematic presentations, discussions, group debates, etc.
Final evaluation of the project, with oral defense in front of a jury. The final evaluation will take into account the ongoing study and the project development.
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