code AR521
credit_hours 2
title Research & Programming
arbic title -
prequisites None
credit hours 2
Description/Outcomes This course presents a concise framework of academic research and programming. It introduces various methods and techniques for conducting research work, and producing complete research documents (e.g. reports, papers, essays, and dissertations). The course is a practical application for different research techniques and is considered a pre-requisite to graduation project. Developing programmes and proposals for projects in architecture, urban design and related disciplines is particularly investigated.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives • Provide basic knowledge of research fundamentals and methodologyrn• Develop the student`s ability and skills in data gathering and site analysisrn• Give broad understanding of different methods of developing programmes for architectural projects.
arabic objectives
ref. books • Dees, Robert. Writing The Modern Research Paper. Boston, Allyn & Bacon, 2000.rn• Hershberger, Robert G. Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager. New York, McGraw Hill, 1999.rn• Rosa, A. and Eschholz, P. The Writer’s Brief Handbook. Boston, Allyn & Bacon, 1999.rn• Zeisel, John. Inquiry by Design. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1990.
arabic ref. books
textbook N/A
arabic textbook
objective set
content set
course file 46_AR521_Research and Programming.pdf
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Introduction to academic research
2 Fundamentals of research
3 Planning the focus of research
4 Researching library resources
5 Citing sources and different resources
6 Reading and recording information
7 Continuation of the previous lecture and evaluation.
8 Writing stage for research reports
9 Devising a tentative program
10 Architectural programming
11 Architectural programme writing
12 Continuation of the previous lecture and evaluation.
13 Progressing with drafts
14 Multiple topic session
15 Revision