College of Engineering

Courses

Local Architecture

Course Code C0211 Th 2 Pr 2 CrHrs 4

Objectives & Learning Outcomes:

          The aim of this course is to introduce students to their local built environment and traditional architectural elements and urban elements as well…. Also to create sort of attachment to their cultural heritage as they are raised in one of the ancient nations in the globe “Mesopotamia”. The course is reviewing the Iraqi Architecture starting from the period of the World War II. Coming to the British effect on Iraqi Architecture .. and then the international effect on local architecture in 40s and 50s ..Analyzing the buildings for many famous Architects from the world.. Reaching the period of 60s and 70 where many Iraqi Architects presented a unique contribution to the local Architecture

 

 from Kurdistan Region Also presenting many aspects from the Kurdish Vernacular Architecture from the viewpoint of Elements and House Designs and Urban Structure Also analyzing many examples for the Iraqi Traditional House “for samples from the whole country”

 

 Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be expected to be able to:

  1. Understand and different types of local Architecture.
  2. Analyze scientifically the local elements, reporting them and presenting them
  3. Drawing examples from the Local Kurdish Heritage, as a practical exercise.
  4. Improving the group work within exercise presentation and discussion until the final

presentation.

Distribution of Marks

Final Mark

Final Exam

Second Semester

Mid Exam

First Semester

100

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

 

60 %

 

10 %

 

20 %

 

10 %

References

SN

Lemason , 1997, Modern Iraqi Architecture – Maath Alaloosi

1

Rebaz Khoshnow 2018 Sustainable Kurdish Architecture, Publisher:
Periodica Polytechnic Architecture

2

Dilan Rustam, 2017 Vernacular Building of Kurdish Architecture

3

First Semester

 

Subject

Date

Week

To

From

Introduction

22/9/2020

18/9/2021

First

Affecting Factors in Local Architecture

29/9/2020

25/9/2021

Second

Sustainability of Local Architecture

6/10/2020

2/10/2021

Third

Hasan Fathi – Rasim Badran  

13/10/2020

9/10/2021

Fourth

British Effect on Local Architecture

20/10/2020

16/10/2021

Fifth

The Period of Iraqi Construction council

27/10/2020

23/10/2021

Sixth

local Arch. in the 40s to 60s

3/11/2020

30/10/2021

Seventh

Local Arch. in the 60s to 80s

10/11/2020

6/11/2021

Eighth

Contemporary Iraqi Architecture Part 1

17/11/2020

13/11/2021

Ninth

Mid-Term Examinations – First Semester

24/11/2020

20/11/2021

Tenth

Contemporary Iraqi Architecture Part 1

1/12/2020

27/11/2021

Eleventh

Kurdish Local Architecture part 1

8/12/2020

4/12/2021

Twelfth

Kurdish Local Architecture part 2

15/12/2020

11/12/2021

Thirteenth

Kurdish Local Architecture part 3

22/12/2020

18/12/2021

Fourteenth

 

29/12/2021

25/12/2022

 

Final Submission

5/1/2021

2/1/2022

Fifteenth

Final Examination-   First Semester

12/1/2021

8/1/2022

 

 

19/1/2021

15/1/2022

 

Second Semester

 

Subject

Date

Week

To

From

Architectural Heritage

2022/1/26

2022/1/22

First

Islamic Effect on Local Architecture Part 1

2022/2/2

2022/1/29

Second

Islamic Effect on Local Architecture Part 2

2022/2/9

2022/2/5

Third

Islamic Effect on Local Architecture Part 2

2022/2/16

2022/2/12

Fourth

Identity and local Architecture

2022/2/23

2022/2/19

Fifth

Identity and Globalization

2022/3/2

2022/2/26

Sixth

Contemporary local architecture part 1

2022/3/9

2022/3/5

Seventh

Contemporary local architecture part 2

2022/3/16

2022/3/12

Eighth

Nawroz Holidays

2022/3/23

2022/3/19

 

Islamic Culture & Traditional Oriental House

2022/3/30

2022/3/27

Ninth

Mid Term Examinations – Second Semester

2022/4/6

2022/4/2

Tenth

Traditional Settlements Part 1

2022/4/13

2022/4/9

Eleventh

Traditional Settlements Part 2

2022/4/20

2022/4/16

Twelfth

Students Reports Presentations Part 1

2022/4/27

2022/4/23

Thirteenth

Students Reports Presentations Part 2

2022/5/4

2022/4/30

Fourteenth

Final First-Sitting Examinations

Second Semester

2022/5/11

2022/5/7

Fifteenth

2022/5/18

2022/5/14

 

 

2022/5/25

2022/5/21

 

First Semester

Subject

Date

Week

To

From

Introduction

22/9/2020

18/9/2021

First

Affecting Factors in Local Architecture

29/9/2020

25/9/2021

Second

Sustainability of Local Architecture

6/10/2020

2/10/2021

Third

Hasan Fathi – Rasim Badran  

13/10/2020

9/10/2021

Fourth

British Effect on Local Architecture

20/10/2020

16/10/2021

Fifth

The Period of Iraqi Construction council

27/10/2020

23/10/2021

Sixth

local Arch. in the 40s to 60s

3/11/2020

30/10/2021

Seventh

Local Arch. in the 60s to 80s

10/11/2020

6/11/2021

Eighth

Contemporary Iraqi Architecture Part 1

17/11/2020

13/11/2021

Ninth

Mid-Term Examinations – First Semester

24/11/2020

20/11/2021

Tenth

Contemporary Iraqi Architecture Part 1

1/12/2020

27/11/2021

Eleventh

Kurdish Local Architecture part 1

8/12/2020

4/12/2021

Twelfth

Kurdish Local Architecture part 2

15/12/2020

11/12/2021

Thirteenth

Kurdish Local Architecture part 3

22/12/2020

18/12/2021

Fourteenth

 

29/12/2021

25/12/2022

 

Final Submission

5/1/2021

2/1/2022

Fifteenth

Final Examination-   First Semester

12/1/2021

8/1/2022

 

 

19/1/2021

15/1/2022