Detail in Architecture 2
FAST-AG028Acad. year: 2018/2019
The detail determines not only the expression and the material, the technological and structural connections but also economy of the whole building. Its quality and sophisticated execution is a feature from which the whole is built up and thus it becomes an important item in the process of designing. As compared with the preceding semester, this semester is concerned with the practical verification by one´s own creation. The subject leads a student to ingeniousness and craftiness, free from a mere technical calculation read from books, to pragmatism and experiment and to a shift from a mere feasibility to perfection.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Student prepare drawing documentations of architectural detail, according to craftsman consultation and create a physical model in an agreed scale. Technical drawings and model is part of the bachelor thesis .
The subject is included in the 4th year of study and is based on the knowledge acquired in the preceding architectonic and technical disciplines. The general interest in solving partial details in relation to a whole, a student´s creative approach and the interdisciplinary cooperation ability in performing a particular detail are supposed.
Study drawings of architectural detail. Method of drawing architectural detail.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Methods of teaching are lectures, seminars, project management and consulting. The students' work is entered and independent work.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Active participation in the exercises. Submission of the tasks, in electronic form (.pdf)and in printed form on A3 format in color. Drawing documentation of architectural detail in the requested form , as part of the bachelors thesis .
Language of instruction
Studio creation of a detail, drawing data, model of a detail, drawings of a detail for the Bc. project, model of a detail for the Bc. project
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
Type of course unit
39 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1. - 5. Enter the first task. Consultation drawing documentation.
6. - 13. Enter the second task, which is a part of the bachelor thesis . Consultation drawing documentation. Consultation with craftmen to product real model of detail.
eLearning: currently opened course