Course codes and Outline

PROGRAMME/SUB-DISCIPLINE/DISCIPLINE WORKLOAD BY STUDENT

 

 

YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER

GROUPING

 

COURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

 

GENERAL

STUDIES

COURSES

 
GSS 101Use of English I2002
GSS 105Humanities2002
GSS 107Nigerian People and Culture2002
GSS 108Igbo Studies1001
 

Core

Compuls-ory

Courses.

 
MAT 101Mathematics I3003
PHY 101Physics I3003
 
ENV 111Nature of Environmental Sciences2002
 
ARC111Architectural Graphics and Lettering I1063
ARC 113Introduction to Architecture I2002
ARC 121Freehand Sketching I0062
Total 150621

 

 

 

YEAR ONE: SECOND SEMESTER

 

 

COURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

 

GENERAL

STUDIES

COURSES

UNIVERSITY COMMON COURSE
GSS 102Use of English II2002
GSS 103Introduction to Philosophy and Logic.2002
GSS 108Igbo Studies II1001
 

 

CORE

COMPULSORY

COURSES

MAT 102Mathematics II2003
PHY 102Physics II2033
INTRA FACULTY COURSES
ENV 222Ecology of natural Resources and Environmental Planning.2002
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
ARC112Architectural Graphics and Lettering II1063
ARC 114Introduction to Architecture II2002
ARC 122Freehand Sketching II0062
ARC 132Basic Elements of Planning2002
Total 1501521

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER

 

GROUPING

COURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

UNIVERSITY COMMON COURSES
 

 

Core

Compuls-ory

courses

CSE 101Computer Programming1102
INTER FACULTY COURSES
SVI 181Basic Surveying I2032
GME 231Introduction to Statistics1001
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
ARC 211Architectural Design I1094
ARC 213Descriptive Geometry I1032
ARC 221Graphic Communication0031
ARC 231History of Architecture I2002
ARC 241Building Components and Methods I1102
ARC 243Building Materials I2002
ARC 245Building Structures I

(Statics)

2002
ARC 261Building Climatology1001
TOTAL 1421821

 

DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS MUST IN ADDITION REGISTER FOR:

GSS 105          –           Humanities

GSS 107          –           Nigerian Peoples and Culture.

 

 

 

YEAR TWO: SECOND SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

Core

Compuls-ory

Courses

COURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

INTER FACULTY COURSES
CSC 102Computer Programming II1102
INTRA FACULTY COURSES
SVI 182Basic Surveying II2032
GME 232Quantity Techniques1001
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
ARC 212Architectural Design IIARC 2111094
ARC 214Descriptive Geometry II1032
ARC 252Urban and Rural Sociology1102
ARC 232History of Architecture II2002
ARC 242Building Components and Methods II1102
ARC 244Building Materials II2002
ARC 246Building Structures II ( Dynamics)ARC 2452003
TOTAL 1431521

DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS MUST IN ADDITION REGISTER FOR:

GSS 103 –  Introduction to Philosophy and Logic.

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR THREE: FIRST SEMESTER

GROUPINGCOURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

 

 

 

 

Core

Compulso-ry

Courses

INTRA FACULTY COURSES
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
ARC 3I1Architectural Design IIIARC 2121094
ARC 313Landscape Architecture1032
ARC 315Problem Analysis1001
ARC 331History of Architecture III2002
ARC 341Building Components and Methods III1102
ARC 343Building Materials III2002
ARC 345Building Structures IIIARC 2461102
ARC 347Working Drawing1032
ARC 361Building Services I1032
Electives:2 Units of Electives below     2
 

Electives

Optional

Courses

TOTAL 1121821
ARC  321Basic Photography and Reprography0031
ARC  351

ARC 363

Art Appreciation

Natural and artificial lighting

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

TOTAL  21821

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR THREE: SECOND SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 6 UNITS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR FOUR: FIRST SEMESTER

 

GROUPING

COURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

 

 

 

 

Core

Compuls-ory

Courses

INTER FACULTY COURSES
   QUS 211Building Quantities and Estimating I1032
   SVI 571Geographic Information System I1102
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
ARC 411Architectural Design VARC 31110125
ARC 413Urban Design (Theory and Practice)2032
ARC 431Theory of Architecture I2002
ARC 441Building Components and Methods IV1102
ARC 445Building Structures IVARC 3452002
ELECTIVES ( Any four units from  below)4
TOTAL 921821
 

Electives

Optional

Courses

ARC 415Urban and Rural Development planning1032
ARC 435African Traditional Architecture1032
ARC 443Building Maintenance2002
ARC 447

ARC 451

Construction Management

Contract Law

1

1

1

1

0

0

2

2

TOTAL 1121821

 

 

L – Level of Instruction                                                          T – Area of Stress

P – Sequence within subject                                                   U – Credit Units

 

 

N.B. A student who has more than 4 levels 100-300 level courses outstanding will not be allowed to register for any 400 level courses.

 

YEAR FOUR: SECOND SEMESTER

 

GROUPING

COURSE

CODE

COURSE TITLEPRE-REQ 

L

            T 

P

 

U

 

 

 

 

Core

Compulsory

Courses

INTER FACULTY COURSES
     QUS 212Building Quantities and Estimating II1032
     SVI 572Geographic Information System II1102
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
ARC 412Architectural Design VIARC 41110125
ARC 414Interior Design1032
ARC 432Theory of Architecture II2002
ARC 442Building Components and Methods V1102
ARC 464Building Services II1032
ELECTIVES ( Any four units from below)4
TOTAL 822121
 

Electives

Optional

Courses

    ARC 416Housing Analysis and Design1102
    ARC 462Public Health Engineering1102
ARC 446Project Planning and Control2002
ARC 448Case Study of Building Materials0062
GME 488

 

Housing Systems and Processes in Developing Countries2

 

0

 

0

 

2

 

TOTAL 822121

13.0     COURSE CODE, TITLES AND COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 

 

13.2     ARC 111        ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS AND LETTERING I

( 3 CREDITS)

A laboratory course in Mechanical Drawing, Descriptive Geometry, perspective, shades and shadows including freehand drawing. The course aims to familiarize and train the students to acquire:

 

  1. Manipulative skills in the use of technical instruments.
  2. Dexterity in translating technical ideas into visual and technical drawings.
  3. Aptitude and facility in communication skills in design and
  4. Discipline for clear and eligible technical drawing for architectural projects.

 

 

ARC 113        INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE I (2 CREDITS)

Definition of Architecture: as an Art, as a Science, as a business, and as a profession. Historical development of architecture. Career opportunities in architecture. Architectural vocabulary and language. Design aims and tools, drawings and various graphic communication media, reproduction equipment and materials. NIA & ARCON Members of the building team and their responsibilities, relationship of architecture with other environmental disciplines. Architecture relates to all aspects of human existence.

 

 

 

 

ARC 121        FREEHAND SKETCHING I (2 CREDITS)

Sketching and architectural drawing from file: The course aims at development graphics language by which an architect explains buildings and other objects to himself and others using dry media such as pencil, crayon, water colours, oils, stones, woods, inks, etc.

 

 

ARC 112        ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS AND LETTERING II

(3 CREDITS)

Presentation of architectural drawings; greater emphasis will be laid on presentation and rendering techniques, using different media.

 

 

ARC 114        INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE II (2 CREDITS)

Architectural Education: for technicians, technologists and architects; professional registration. Ethical and legal consideration in architectural practice; architects responsibilities to his clients, the public and other members of the building team; architects code of conduct; architects condition of engagement; architects role during construction. Major conditions affecting architectural practice: the computer systems, economic factors, changing construction markets, multiple contract construction, construction management, package building, home building, design and build, turn – key development, etc.

 

 

 

 

ARC 122        FREEHAND SKETCHING II (2 CREDITS)

Sketching an architectural drawing from life: A continuation of freehand sketching with greater emphasis on quick sketching techniques using wet and/or dry media such as water and poster colours, ink, crayons, charcoal, pencils, etc.

 

ARC 132        BASIC ELEMENTS OF PLANNING (2 CREDITS)

Theory and models of urban and rural land use. Land Use Acts (29th March 1978). The rationale for town planning. Morphological structure of Nigerian cities planning process. Slums and Blighted Developments. New Towns and Revitalized Villages/Rural Settlements.

 

ARC 211 & 212         ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I & II (4 CREDITS EACH)

Studio course using project method in development of creative thinking, analytical skills and an aesthetic sensitivity in organising space(s) for human activities. Design exercises involving basic architectural and creative design problems. Model making. Passing ARC 211 is pre-requisite for ARC 212.

 

ARC 213        DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY I (2 CREDITS)

General introduction to geometry of space and its elements. Types of projections and their application to design. The method of orthogonal projection (the method of Gaps and Monge). The point, the straight line and the plane. Intersection of lines, planes and geometric forms. Shadows in orthogonal projections and use of shadows in architectural design. The theoretical basis of the construction of shadows. Shadows in complex geometric forms, Isometric projections. Passing ARC 213 is pre-requisite for ARC 214

 

ARC 214        DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY II (2 CREDITS)

The importance of perspective in architectural design. The method of central projection as basis of perspectives. Composition in perspective. The choice of observation point, the focal point and the eye level. Metric operation in perspective. The circle of perspective. The construction of architectural details. Construction of shadows in perspective. Reflections. Interiors perspectives. Aerial perspectives.

 

 

ARC 221        GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION (1 CREDIT)

The concepts: ideals and strategies of presentation of projects by an architect. The application and innovation of various media and techniques of presentation as a marketing tool to architecture. The aim is to provide he student with sufficient facility and confidence in preparing presentation materials and acquainting him with presentation strategies for successful communication and production. Manual (analog) and /or Digital.

 

ARC 231        HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I (2 CREDITS)

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to some major cultures, which have developed in the world. The mode of life and people, their works of art, architecture and planning, discoveries and inventions are described. The students are shown how to recognize periods from artefacts, and how to discuss the way people lived from available data. The Stone Age, Egyptians, Chinese, Japanese, Hindus, Latin America, Africa and Islam, any others up to the 21st century.

 

ARC 232        HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II (2 CREDITS)

The course continues with cultural History with emphasis on the forces which have shaped the history of the world; Greek, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Middle Ages of Discovery. Industrial Revolution, the Exhibitions of the 19th Century up to the 21st Century.

ARC 241        BUILDING COMPONENTS AND METHODS I (2 CREDITS)

Site clearance, bulk excavation, trenching. Elements and components of construction: Foundations, solid ground floors, load bearing walls, roofs. Opening in walls, doors and windows, floors, simple roofs, finishes, Frames structures.

 

ARC 242        BUILDING COMPONENTS AND METHODS II (2 CREDITS)

Elements and components of construction; windows – casement, pivoted sashes, vertically sliding sashes, horizontally sliding sashes; frames, boards, windowsills. Doors – panelled, flush, match boarded, framed and lining. Hardware. Dry Methods Combinations and Pre-fabrications cum Site Assemblage

 

ARC 243        BUILDING MATERIALS I (2 CREDITS)

General properties of building materials density, specific gravity, strength; optical, electrical, thermal and acoustic properties. Strength; optical electrical, thermal and acoustic properties. Deformation and deterioration. Basic building materials and their characteristics: timber: nomenclature, anatomy, properties, deterioration, seasoning and preservation, stones; types appearance and properties: maintenance of stone work. Bricks and blocks. Traditional building materials. Boards and slabs: plywood, block board and laminated board, densified laminated board, particle board, fibre building boards, wood wools slab.

 

ARC 244        BUILDING MATERIALS II ( CREDITS)

Limes, cements, setting and hardening, types of cement. Concrete: dense and lightweight concrete, manufacture of concrete. Ceramics, mortars, fibre reinforced composites,  fibre (asbestos) products. Recycling of Building Materials, Anthill powder for bedding.

 

 

 

ARC 245        BUILDING STRUCTURES I (STATICS) (2 CREDITS)

–           Introduction to mechanics and design of building structures, the object of structural design.

 

–           Current coplanar forces: triangle of forces, parallelogram of forces, rectangular components, polygone of forces.

 

–           Non – concurrent coplanar forces: The link polygon, application of the link polygon.

 

–           Direct stress and strain; and stress, stain, elasticity, Hooke’s law and the modulus of elasticity. Behaviour of steel in tension, limiting values of stress, factors of safety, compound bars, and temperature stresses, energy of suddenly applied loads, failing, loads, life loads, dead loads.

 

–           Properties of structural sections. The centre of gravity or centtroid second moment of area, second of area about a centroidal axis, the parallel axis principles. Compound sections. Radius of gyration. Polar second moment of area section modulus.

 

–           Friction: work principles of virtual work; conservation systems of potential energy. Kinematics of particles in various co-ordinate systems; relative motion of particles.

 

–           Shear force and bending moment: Shear forces calculation. Bending moment calculation. Shear force and bending moment diagrams. The mathematical relationship between load, shear force and bending moment.

ARC 246        BUILDING STRUCTURES 11 (DYNAMICS) (2 CREDITS)

–           Kinematics of rigid bodies and engineering systems: Dynamics of particles etc. Newton’s laws of motion and D’A lembert’s principle. Impulse, momentums; energy, Power.

 

–           Stresses in laterally loaded septumetrical beam. Stresses induced by bending. Pure bending; the theory of bending; Simple beam design for bending.

 

–           Shearing stresses in beam: A general expression for the distribution of shearing stress. Distribution of sharing stress in angular section.

 

–           Beams of two materials – composite beams, design principles.

 

–           Further work on stress and strain, compound stresses. Biaxial, and strain. Volume metric strain. Stresses on inclined planes for simple tension and compression; Mohr’s circle/Oblique planes and general two-dimensional stresses system.

Principal planes and principal stresses. Moh’s stress circle. Tension or compression in three perpendicular directions. Deflection of beams: Bending and stiffness. Curvature and bending. Mathematical relationship between bending moment, slope and deflection. Determination of deflection by the use of bending moment diagram. Area moment method.

 

ARC 252        URBAN AND RURAL SOCIOLOGY (2 CREDITS)

General principles of social organisation – cultural systems, traditions, customs and social norms. Effects of physical environment on behaviour. Social aspects of housing development. Social problems of housing: crime, delinquency and violence. Neighbourhood concept. Aspects of urban and rural sociology, ecology, institutions, functions and culture, interrelationship of population, size, age distribution, occupational and class structure, abilities and information including both knowledge and belief. Urbanisation and social aspects of community development, recreation planning. Social implications of planning for a city. Rural – urban social relations, rural – urban social classes and their relationships. Rural – urban migration, urban and inter-urban migration. Social future of towns and cities, urbanisation and urbanism in Nigeria.

 

ARC 261        BUILDING CLIMATOLOGY (1 CREDIT)

The course is focused on the analysis and applications of climatic factors and the way they interfere with architectural design, planning and building technologies. The effects of the natural and man–made environment on the built forms, and human comfort. Practical applications of climatic, geologic, hydrologic, soil and ventilation conditions to the built forms using available data emphasis on climate/air movement, orientation, exposure and solar control. Thermal characteristic of building materials and some elements construction. The climatologically zones of Nigeria and their characteristics. Study of traditional buildings in varying climatic zones and their problems solving potentials.

 

 

ARC 311        ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 111 (4 CREDITS)

Design exercises on problems stressing the values of programming, orientation, microclimate, ventilation and spatial relationship. Analysing of projects consisting of a series of multiple units increasing in magnitude and complexity and including elements of vertical circulation. Detailing and working drawings.

 

ARC 313        LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (2 CREDITS)

A theory project course to develop general appreciation of natural and man-made landscape elements and their contribution to the design of open paces in relation to buildings. Designing with nature or subjugation of nature. Landscape architecture of the territorial, urban neighbourhood or – single building lands. Climate and environmental constraints. Spatial relationship between architectural interiors and landscape. Traditional building techniques and landscape. Analysis of elements of urban landscape. The use of natural resource: trees, bushes, grass, rocks, water etc in urban landscape.

 

ARC 315        PROBLEM ANALYSIS (1 CREDIT)

A lecture course in problem solving techniques/exploring CPM, the use of network and systems analysis, operations research, time motion studies, topological phenomena, set theory, group theory, and cluster theory as tools or analyzing architectural and planning problems.

 

 

ARC 321        BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY AND REPROGRAPHY (1 CREDIT)

Principles techniques and procedures. Camera characteristics. Picture taking and processing techniques. Studio and outdoor photography.

 

ARC 331        HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE III ( 2 CREDITS)

Society and community – A study of pre-colonial communities in North – West Africa.

The settled people of Sahara. The nomads of North West Africa, Sudanese City Dwellers. The Sudanese farming communities. West Africa and cultural survey. The Egyptian factor. Indigenous Architecture of the Savannah Belt, Traditional Architecture of the Forest Belts. The European Architecture of the Guinea Coast. The European Architecture of the Guinea Coast. Forts and Castles, Trade. Settlements, Mission and Government, modern architecture of West Africa.

 

ARC 341        BUILDING COMPONENTS AND METHODS III (2 CREDITS)

Elements of building construction – load bearing elements, partitions, staircases and ramps, intermediate floors, ceilings, roofs, internal and external surface finishes. Traditional construction methods.

 

ARC 343        BUILDING MATERIALS III (2 CREDITS)

Glass, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, asphalt and bituminous felt. Paints, Plastics, Rubber materials for sound and thermal insulation and their applications, Mastic and Gaskets.

 

 

ARC 345        BUILDING STRUCTURES III (THEORY OF STRUCTURES AND DESIGN) (2 CREDITS)

–           Elements and systems of construction; structural forms, designs and materials.

–           Basic structural systems.

–           Bar systems and surface systems

–           Systems of loads.

–           Design of statically determinate structures

–           Theory of stress of trusses. Application of method of joints and method of sections for trusses.

–           Frame structures. Calculations of bending moments and forces in frames.

–           Properties of the influence line. Influence of beams. Series of concentrated live loads – maximum live shear. Influence line for trusses

–           Stress analysis of statically indeterminate structure. Analysis of statically indeterminate structure using castogliances second theorem. Theorem of least work. Development of three-moment equation. Development of slope – deflection equation.

–           Fundamentals of the moments – distribution method.

–           Application of moments – distribution method of beams and frames.

 

 

ARC 347        WORKING DRAWINGS    (2 CREDITS)

Standard, time budgeting, layout guide, code and covenant review, the process, schematic synthesis) floor plans, schedules, site plan, sections, structural design, foundations, framing, utility plans, details, dimensions, specifications, schedules.

 

ARC 351        ART APPRECIATION   (2 CREDITS)

Development of visual literacy through analysis of works of art. Principles of art form, meaning, context and significance. Aesthetic analysis.

 

ARC 361        BUILDING SERVICES (2 CREDITS)

Water supply prospecting, purification, storage and distribution to communities. Domestic, industrial and commercial supply. Cold water storage in buildings. Hot water storage (unitary and central system) Bye-law and code of practice. Drainage J including roof, foul and surface water sewage, sewage and sewer construction. Bye regulations and codes of conduct practice. Principles of five fighting and associated equipment. Regulations and codes of practice. Production of natural and town gas. Township distribution, distribution within buildings, regulations and codes of practice.

 

ARC 363        NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING (1 CREDIT)

Natural Lighting: Special lighting requirements, space geometry and light distribution for special effects.

 

Artificial Lighting: Basic principles, characteristics or various fittings, light service distribution and space geometry, illumination: Basic principles of illumination, illumination for human comfort.

 

ARC 411 & 412         ARCHITECTURE DESIGN IV & V (5 CREDITS)

Design exercises on problems with emphasis on building technology and the use of different concepts of structural forms and details for designs and complex nature. As far as possible, live projects would be assigned.

 

ARC 413        URBAN DESIGN (THEORY AND PRACTICE I) (2 CREDITS)

Definition of urban design. Principles and methods of urban design. Theory of urban forms, patterns of urban forms and the relationship with natural environment. Land-subdivision and its influence on urban form. Urban conservation. Methods of restoration of historic landscape and building. Application of urban design principle to town centre development.  Combation, Slums, slum clearance and Re-planning.

 

 

ARC 416        HOUSING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN     (2 CREDITS)

Definitions of Housing. Analysis of Housing, Types of low Density (or High Income) Occupiers; Medium Density (or Medium Income) Occupants; High Density (or Low Income) End-users; village and/or Rural/Farm Housing; Urban, Estate or Layout or Neighbourhood Housing, Housing in Castles, Mansions, Manors, Mansionettes, Villas, Barrack’s, Palaces or Institutions; commercial Housing and/or Owner Occupier Housing; Site and services (Infracstructure) Housing; Subsidizing Housing; e.t.c.

Analysis of Housing Finance. Analysis of Housing Development Experiences in the sic (6) Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria in the pre-colonial Era, colonial Era (1914 to 1960) and the post colonial Era (October 1960 to date in the 21st Century).

 

 

ARC 431        THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE I (2 CREDITS)

The “Art Nouveau”

Horta, Hoffman, Mackintosh.

The “Great Structuralist”

Elffel, Perret, Mailant Herri etc

The “Bauhaus School”

The “Chicago School”

Sullivan, Root, Burham

The “Expressionism”

Mondelsch, Sharoun.

 

 

 

ARC 441        BUILDING COMPONENTS AND METHODS  IV (2 CREDITS)

Advances in building constructional elements: Foundations, steel frames, concrete frames, roof lights and roofs of big spans (over 12m).

 

 

ARC 445        BUILDING STRUCTURES IV REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN (2 CREDITS)

Introduction to reinforced concrete – basic principles and properties of materials for reinforced concrete, method of design-elastic theory method, load factor method and limit state methods: design of reinforced concrete structures in bending rectangular section and flange section; Transversal share reinforcement, columns-axially and eccentrically loaded, foundation: stair case. Design of reinforced concrete building structure – composition of loads, dimensioning of the section and constructional provisions: bar bending schedule pre-stressed concrete basic principles and properties of materials for pre-stressed concrete (pre-tensioning and post-tensioning), Pre-stressing force and use changes (losses), application of pre-stressed concrete in building practice and example of dimensioning of pre-stressed concrete section.

 

 

ARC 415        URBAN AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING ( 2 CREDITS)

The city as a system. Growth factors that form cities. The urban land use problem. Space allocation standards. Population and land use, demography and economic data of urban areas. Central plane systems and the Central Business District (CBD). Mathematical modelling of urban systems location systems. The role of industrialisation in urban development. Case study of urban development planning and some Nigerian urban towns systems and the Central Business District (CBD). Mathematical modelling of urban systems. Location systems. The role of industrialisation in urban development. Case study of urban development planning of some Nigerian urban towns.

 

 

 

ARC 435        AFRICAN TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE  (2 CREDITS)

This course is a study of the traditional architecture of the Sahel Belt; Savannah Belt, Forest Belt, and the Guinea Coast. The forces that have shaped them including physical and environmental resources and external factors. The structures, materials and methods of construction. Case studies and building of models.

 

 

ARC 443        BUILDING MAINTENANCE (2 CREDITS)

The course deals with: Building maintenance technology, decay in building, agencies involved, alteration, conversion, extension, improvement in building dimensional consideration. Design defects and remedies, structural survey of buildings, maintenance of all types of buildings, mechanical services.

 

 

ARC 447        PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (2 CREDITS)

The course deals with management and practice general, management science, organisation theory and application to building projects.

–           Personnel management

–           Communication and communication system

–           Introduction of design theory

–           Financial Accounting

–           Appraisal and control of capital project from conception to completion.

–           Workshop(s) Set Up and Practical Applications in Architecture

 

ARC 414        INTERIOR DESIGN (2 CREDITS)

The purpose of design: vocabulary of design form, scale, texture. Colour and light, style. The elements of interior design furniture, interior materials, lighting. Accessories, painting and sculpture. System design. Interior design in current practice work spaces, living spaces, public spaces, special purpose interiors, office landscape, personal interiors and super graphics.

 

 

 

 

ARC 432        THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE II (2 CREDITS)

The “Rationalism”

–           Le Corbusier, Van Doesbure, Walter Gropius

The “Futurism”

–           Santo Elia

The “Organic Movement”

–           Ero Sarinen. F. Lioyd Wright, Alvar Alto, Phillip Johnson, Buckminister Fuller.

“Modern” up to and including “Free Style”.

 

 

ARC 442        BUILDING COMPONENTS AND METHODS  V (2 CREDITS)

Continuation of advanced building constructional elements: advanced doors and windows, curtain walling. Infilling panels; solar control in buildings. Load bearing and Non-load-bearing components.

 

 

 

ARC 464        BUILDING SERVICES II (2 CREDITS)

Lifts, Escalators, Hoists, Standards and codes of practice. Telephone and P. A. services. National Communication networks PAC, PA8X PM8X systems. Public address systems. Fire alarm related to communications. Types of electrical supplies in Nigeria. Design procedure and data requirement. Domestic installations, service units and ring main. Non-domestic installations, voltage drops, ring and rising main distribution, industrial installations, fitting switch gear, fuses, Radio and Television Networks, Digital Communications, etc.

Contemporary services that make buildings “smart” and “Efficient” for the end-users in the 21st century.

 

 

ARC 462        PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING (2 CREDITS)

The course aims at acquainting the student with the basic elements, of estate engineering with primary focus on primary infrastructure: Water supply system, water circulation, sources of water: rainfall runoff, collection and storage, distribution and effluents. Sanitation Standards for Good Health.

 

Sewage disposal system, types of sewage, quantity and characteristics, factors affecting sewage planning development. Types of sewage treatment plants. Septic tanks and soak away system. Drainage system and byelaws. Refuse Disposal Systems. Recycling services

 

ARC 446        PROJECT PLANNING AND CONTROL    (2 CREDITS)

This course deals with the sequence, organisation and control of projects and the responsibilities of various groups on the implementation of capital projects. Management principles are briefly covered, so also is introduction of work-study productivity and financial implication, legal implications, environmental implications etc. Introduction to “SMART BUILDING”.

 

 

ARC 451        CONTRACT LAW     (2 CREDITS)

Introduction to Nigerian legal system; formation of contract and remedies, nature of tort, negligence, public nuisance, the rule of Ryland and Fletcher. National Building Coe (2007); Land Use Act (1978).

 

 

ARC 448        CASE STUDY OF BUILDING MATERIALS           (2 CREDITS)

Detailed academic and practical study (ies) of the technological characteristics, sourcings, handlings, processings, combinations, applications, service abilities and varieties of ALL contemporary, futuristic and (some) previous building materials for the TROPICS especially as used in Nigeria in the past, in the present and possibly in the future.