PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TECHNOLOGY

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TECHNOLOGY

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Code
81034
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
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
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This unit is divided into 2 sections: A, B. This page refers to the section
Teaching materials

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

Ricevimento: The teacher will receive sudents on appointment to be fixed sending email to: francog@arch.unige.it.

Exam Board

GIOVANNA FRANCO (President)

FEDERICA POMPEJANO

GIORGIO MOR

GIORGIO MICHELE GIALLOCOSTA

ANDREA GIACHETTA

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

ORARI

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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TECHNOLOGY B

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
28/01/2020 15:00 GENOVA Orale
11/02/2020 15:00 GENOVA Orale