Architectural Professional Practice - 62572
Course Title
Architectural Professional Practice
Course Number
Instructor Name
Sameh Monna
Contact Information
[email protected]
Semester(s) and academic year(s)
Compulsory / Elective
Course Description

This course is an examination of the professional architectural practice and the problems related to job control both in the office and the field.  Students also learn about construction contracts, bidding supervision, building law, architect's relationship with the owner, and professionals in the building industry.

The students also get to know how investors, developers, industrialists and others view architecture and building. And the administrative environment for the production of architecture.

The contents of this course are the following:

1.  Legal implications of architectural practice (Engineering Association).

2.  Technical regulations for engineering offices (Engineering Association)

3.  Building Local Government Laws.

4.  Architectural competitions.

5.  Engineering supervision,

6.  Tendering and negotiating.

7.  Contract administration procedures (FIDIC General and special conditions)

8.  Claims, Disputes and Arbitrations.

9.  Building code

10. Ethical responsibility

Course Objectives
Intended learning Outcomes and Competences
  1. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  2. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  3. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern architectural engineering tools necessary for architectural engineering practice
Textbook and References
Assessment Criteria
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