Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K0286040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 空間の創造
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Creation of Architectural Space
タナカ タカヒロ,ナカゾノ テツヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-2,Fri1-2:ENG 111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students 1st year and higer, all schools
Keywords Creation of architectural space, urban planning, architectural planning, building material, structural space, architectural environment, architectural history, architectural design 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・General culture and  breadth of vision
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to discover problems

Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on learning basic engineering knowledge. (Being able to explain basic contents of mathematics, physics and information technology.  Being able to apply the basic contents to architecture and building engineering) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Obtain basic knowledges on architecture through lectures of the following five categories that are required for creating architectural space:
1. Basics of planning city and architecture
2. Basics of building material and construction management
3. Basics of structural mechanics foe creation of space
4. Basics of architectural environment and facilities
5. Basics of architectural design of space 
Class Schedule Lesson 1:  Guidance
Various areas of architecture, overview of architecture and building structures
Lesson 2:  Basics of mechanics of building structures and forms
Design loads, deformation, flow of structural design, various structural systems (Nakamura)
Lesson 3:   Construction methods of buildings
Classification of construction methods (Ohkubo)
Lesson 4:  Building materials and components
Structural materials, non-structural materials, finishing materials, fire protection materials, waterproof materials (Ohkubo)
Lesson 5:  Steel buildings
Seismic resistant structure, vibration-controlled structure,seismic retrofit (Tagawa)
Lesson 6:  Wooden structure (Mori)
Lesson 7:  Reinforced concrete buildings
Characteristics and seismic performance of RC buildings (Hibino)
Lesson 8:  Earthquake disaster mitigation
Building damage, ground shaking, earthquake early warning, seismic behavior of furniture (Miura)
Lesson 9:  Building services
Architectural environment and building services (Kindaichi)
Lesson 10:  Building Delivery
Implication of architectural planning and building delivery (Sumikura)
Lesson 11: Architectural design (Nakazono)
Lesson 12: Architecture and global environment (Tanaka)
Lesson 13: Urban planning and environment
Ancient city and current city, What is urban planning?
urban environmental design (Tanaka)
Lesson 14: Climate and architecture
Architecture utilizing natural energy, energy saving architecture (Nishina)
Lesson 15: Targets of indoor environment control
What is the comfortable indoor environment?
Architecture and human psychology and physiology (Nishina)

Report or quiz is assigned by each lecturer. 
Handouts are given when necessary. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Powerpoint presentation. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1: Introduction of various fields of architecture
Lessons 2-4: Study building materials and mechanics.
Lessons 5-7: Study disaster prevention.
Lessons 8-10: Study architectural design and construction management.
Lessons 11 and 12: Study architectural history.
Lessons 13-15: Study architectural and urban environment. 
Grading Method Evaluated by the mean value of the points of quizes and reports assigned by the lectures. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other This subject is a compulsory elective subject for students of Architecture and Building Engineering Program in Cluster 4 of Faculty of Engineering. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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