Haryana polytechnic syllabus architect architectural design

Haryana polytechnic syllabus for the trade architect and subject architectural design and you download and read the syllabus from here.

RATIONALE
Diploma holders in Architectural Assistantship find employment with private architects and also majority of them go for self-employment. Therefore, they are required to develop aptitude/skills to design residential, commercial and other public buildings.

Teachers while imparting instructions/giving assignments to students are expecting to teach various elements of design like form function, balance, light of shadow, shape, plane, volume, line, rhythm, proportions, textures and other such related elements. Teachers are also expected to show various types of designs of small building to develop and appreciation for this subject.

Teachers should also motivate students to maintain sketch book/portfolio of all the assignments given to the students.

DETAILED CONTENTS

The subject includes the elements of Anthropometrics with respect to:
a) Human body
b) Various activities and human body
c) Furniture and fitting (standards)
d) Vehicles (all angles movement, parking, turning, sizes etc)
e) Street furniture

Note: a) All dimensions in all segments to be related to human figures.
b) Dimensions should be resolved from actual measurements.
c) Minimum of 10 sheets should be made in the semester

1. Proportion of Components of Human Body (1 sheet)
The proportions of the different components of the human body; Examples from Le Corbusier Modular Man, Vitruvius Marco Pollione, Vastu Pursha Mandala

2. Human Activities 2 sheets)
Requirement of space (2-D, 3-D) for various human activities (Single and multiple use of spaces such as queues etc.)

3. Furniture Standards (2 sheets)
Furniture standards (sizes of domestic and public furniture); Toilet and Kitchen equipment – sizes and standards; Doors and windows – sizes, standards and locations.

4. Vehicles (1 sheet)
Vehicles in motion, parking along with turning radii for two-wheelers, cars, buses, vans etc. Standard road width.

5. Street furniture (3 sheets)
Standards for drinking fountains, waiting queues at bus stops, garden seats, waste bins, telephone booths, street lights, foot paths, public walkways, railing etc.

6. Graphic Representation of plant material (ground cover, foliage, shrubs, trees) human figures and vehicles. (2 sheets)

Note: While imparting instruction, special visits may be arranged to demonstrate and explain important architectural features of different types of residential, commercial and public buildings. Practicing architects may be invited from time to time to present case studies and to deliver expert lectures on important elements like form, function, balance, light of shadow, shape, plane, volume, line, rhythm, proportions, textures and other such element appropriate to various designs. Teacher may present some of the already completed design works of practicing architects to the students and explain the important features and elements. Audio-visual material available in this field may be procured and presented to the students from time to time. Students should be encouraged to visit relevant web-sites and teachers should develop the design problems/assignments which can be taken up by the students using relevant and appropriate software. Students should be given group and independent design/drawing assignments and they should also maintain sketch book/portfolio of all the assignments given to them throughout the session. Teachers may conduct viva-voce on completion of each assignment. Students may present seminars towards the end of the session.

Total No. of Sheets = 11 (Minimum)

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY
This is one of the most important practical oriented subject for diploma in architectural assistantship. While imparting instruction, special visits may be arranged to demonstrate and explain important architectural features of different types of residential, commercial and public buildings. Practicing architects may be invited from time to time to present case studies and to deliver expert lectures on important elements like form, function, balance, light of shadow, shape, plane, volume, line, rythem, proportions, textures and other such element appropriate to various designs. Teacher may present some of the already completed design works of practicing architects to the students and explain the important features and elements. Audio-visual material available in this field may be procured and presented to the students from time to time. Students should be encouraged to visit relevant web-sites and teachers should develop the design problems/assignments which can be taken up by the students using relevant and appropriate software. Students should be given group and independent design/drawing assignments and they should also maintain sketch book/portfolio of all the assignments given to them throughout the session. Teachers may conduct viva-voce on completion of each assignment. Students may present seminars towards the end of the session.

Author: Ramesh Saini

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