Course code Arhi2048

Credit points 1

Architecture I-2

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation30.08.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Maija Žodziņa

Mg. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Objective of the subject - to reclaim general information of living and public buildings; classification, constructive structure, shemes, sistems, composition, design. principal constructions of civil buildings: foundation, walls, floors, partitions, stairs, roof carrying constructions, roofs, doors and other constructions and included in the design of civil building.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

1.The course develops knowledge and understanding about constructions of living and public buildings, drawing design; gives students practical issues of draft design houses.
2. The cours enables students to make construction drawing, critical evaluate details, functional use of materials and calculations of strength.
3. Competence - to evaluate functional meaning of human environment, evaluate afordable building constructions, to make simple calculation of bearing and external constructions.

Compulsory reading

1. Noviks J.Ģimenes māja I. Rīga: SIA Tehniskā grāmata, 2006. 263 lpp.
2. Noviks J. Ģimenes māja II. Rīga: SIA Tehniskā grāmata, 2006. 272 lpp.
3. Šterns H. Jumtu nresošās konstrukcijas un segumi. Rīga: Avots, 1992. 158 lpp.
4. Neufert Ernest Ernst Architects Data. 3rd Edition. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Company, 2000. 636 p.

Further reading

1. Belindževa-Korkla O. Norobežojošo konstrukciju siltumtehniskie aprēķini. Rīga: RTU, 2002. 166 lpp.
2. Ambrose James. Building construction and and design. New York, 1992. 403 p.