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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TECHNOLOGY

CODE 81034
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 8 credits during the 1st year of 8694 Sciences of architecture (L-17) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/12
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Sciences of architecture)
SEMESTER Annual
SECTIONING This unit is divided into 2 sections:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course provides the basic knowledge to understand the role of technology in architectural design illustrating a broad overview of traditional and contemporary architecture exploring: the qualitative behavior of resistant materials and basic structural concepts; the performance and characteristics of construction materials; the building as a system of elements and the mutual relations nship between the building and the environment scale.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to teach the methodological and operational foundations of architectural technology:

- The principles and rules of the design process;

- The availability and the responsible use of material resources;

- The impact of technology options on expressive and symbolic values.

TEACHING METHODS

The course takes place with lessons given by the teacher, with the help of some specialized seminars. If possible, considering the number of students, will be carried out site visits and / or practical activities 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Topics are divided into the following teaching units

1 ) The constructive foundations

2 ) The building materials

3 ) Methodology and instruments of technological design

4 ) Constructive feature , functional and performance expected from the building system 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

A. Laurìa, Tecnologie di base per la residenza, Firenze, Edizioni A-Z, 2000.

M. C. Torricelli, R. Del Nord, P. Felli, Materiali e tecnologie dell’architettura, Bari, Laterza, 2001

M. Salvadori, Perché gli edifici stanno in piedi, Milano, Bompiani, 1995.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIOVANNA FRANCO (President)

ANDREA GIACHETTA

GIORGIO MICHELE GIALLOCOSTA

GIORGIO MOR

FEDERICA POMPEJANO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course takes place with lessons given by the teacher, with the help of some specialized seminars. If possible, considering the number of students, will be carried out site visits and / or practical activities 

LESSONS START

Thurstay 20, October 2016

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The course endse with the final oral examination. During the year, the teacher proposes optional written tests, following the teaching units.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/01/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
06/02/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
08/06/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
12/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
28/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
11/07/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
12/07/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
24/07/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
12/09/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
26/09/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
15/01/2019 15:00 GENOVA Orale
15/01/2019 15:00 GENOVA Orale
15/01/2019 15:00 GENOVA Orale
29/01/2019 15:00 GENOVA Orale
12/02/2019 15:00 GENOVA Orale
21/02/2019 11:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale