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Architectural Design Programme

Architectural Design Programme

Architectural Design Programme

From this Academic Year College of Art & Design is implementing the new B. Arch. Programme in Architectural Design. 

Bachelor of Architecture: Architectural Design Programme

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The proposed Program (162 credit hours) is divided into 5 years.

The Architectural design programme is a part of College of Art &Design though some of the courses offered at College of Art & Design may be incorporated into the Architectural Design Programme replacing courses that are of similar nature and content.

B Arch Design/ Year One / Semester 1

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 1101Design Fundamentals 11+43 
ARD 1103Architectural Drawing 10+63 
ARD 1105Freehand Drawing & Sketching0+63 
ARD 1111Computer Skills I0+63 
ARD 1106Thoery of Colour1+43 
 Total15 

B Arch Design/ Year One / Semester 2

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 1202Design Fundamentals 21+43ARD 1101
ARD 1204Architectural Drawing 20+63ARD 1103
ARD 1012Physics33 
ARD 1011Mathematics33 
ARD 1207Architectural Workshop63ARD 1011
 Total15 

B Arch Design/ Year Two / Semester 1

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 2111Architectural Design 10+63ARD 1102
ARD 2121Building Construction 1 (Materials)2+23 
ARD 2141History of Architecture 133 
ARD 2108Photography1+43 
ARD 2131Digital Design I1+43ARD 1111
LAR 101Arabic Language : Compulsory Liberal Arts Course33 
 Total18 

B Arch Design/ Year Two / Semester 2

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 2212Architectural Design 20+63ARD 2111
ARD 2222Building Construction 22+23ARD 2121
ARD 2232Digital Design 21+43ARD 2131
ARD 2242History of Architecture 233ARD 2141
ARD 1013Statistics & Mechanics33ARD 1011
ARD 1015Surveying1+43ARD 1011 
 Total18 

B Arch Design/ Year Three / Semester 1

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 3113Architectural Design 30+63ARD 2212
ARD 3123Building Construction 32+23ARD 2222
ARD 3145Islamic Architecture33ARD 2242
ARD 3143Theory of Architecture33ARD 2242 
ARD 1014Structural Analysis1+43ARD 2242
LAR 121History of Bahrain : Compulosry Liberal Arts Course 33 
 Total18 

B Arch Design/ Year Three / Semester 2

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 3214Architectural Design 40+63ARD 3113
ARD 3217Interior Design for Architects1+43ARD 3113
ARD 3224Detailing and Working Drawings0+63ARD 2222
ARD 3251Mechanical Services33ARD 1011 
ARD 3244Design Methodology33ARD 3113 
LAR 112Human Rights : Compulsory Liberal Arts Course33 
 Total 18 

B Arch Design Year Three / summer

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 4172Architectural Internship 8 weeks3ARD 3271

B Arch Design/ Year Four / Semester 1

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 4115Arch Design 50+126ARD 3214
ARD 4152Lighting & Acoustics33ARD 1012
ARD 4163Housing & Planning33ARD 4115 
ARD 4161Landscaping1+43ARD 3214
 LAR 4 33 
 Total18 

B Arch Design/ Year Four / Semester 2

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 4216Arch Design 60+126ARD 4115
ARD 4271Professional Practise (Includes Laws & Regulations)33 
ARD 4263Sustainability in the Built Environment33 
 LAR 533 
 Total15 

B Arch Design/ Year Five / Semester 1

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 5118Graduation Project Research33ARD 4216
ARD 5162Urban Design1+43ARD 4115 
 Architectural Elective 1 3 
 LAR 6 3 
 Total15 

B Arch Design/ Year Five / Semester 2

 

CodeCourse titleTh+StCr HrPrerequisites
ARD 5219Graduation Project  126ARD 5118
 Architecture  Elective 2 3 
 LAR 733 
 Total12 

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