Architectural Engineering

The Architectural Department aims for the preparation of distinguished architects, who combine between the knowledge and skills of architecture with the knowledge of other engineering disciplines; in order to ensure coherence and integration necessary for the application of the profession; by maintaining its customs and traditions while working to consolidate the values ​​of the new civilization and upgrading it to keep up with the times.

The program also works on preparing architectural engineers with the ability to initiate, compete, think-freely, take responsibility and interact with the community issues.

Program Admission Requirements :
1. Successfully completing and obtaining a cumulative average of 70% or more in the following courses: MATH1411, MATH1321, PHYS141, PHYS131
2. Successfully completing and obtaining 70% or more in the following courses: ENAR1111 and ENAR 1211.
3. The overall average grade will be computed based on 50% for the courses listed in item 1, 30% for ENAR1111, and 20% for ENAR1211.
4. Department approval based on its capacity. In the case the number of applicants exceeds the enrolment capacity of the Department, only those with the highest overall competitive average grade will be admitted. The average grade will be calculated based on the grades of all course attempts.

  • The development of the concept of architecture and urbanism to the student, by defining it as a social phenomenon stemming from the society’s needs. In addition to the development of his ability to recognize the factors influencing them.
  • Understanding the movement of architecture in different historical eras, and use that in criticising and analysing the modern phenomena, and link them to the society needs.
  • Clarify the relationship between architecture and other engineering concepts.
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  • Development of students’ knowledge in urban architectural design, and ability to use models, visual perception of space, its components, and the phenomena that affects the design.
  • Educate the student with the main principles used to document architectural and urban monuments, in addition to collecting data and analysing it.
  • Provide students with the knowledge needed to understand the environment and the mutual relationship between its elements.
  • Develop the students’ capability to use the various tools in the field of expression and design.
  • Providing the student with skills that will help to choose the best construction methods, materials and systems.
  • Develop the technological capabilities of the students.
  • Clarify the relationship between architectural and engineering concepts.
  • Develop the student ability to produce scientific researches and studies on Palestinian society, and to communicate with it.
  • Strengthen the spirit of teamwork among students.
  • Enhance scientific research.

 

Upon successful competition of the program, students will be able to:

  • Apply the presentation tools, methods and techniques in the fields of architectural work.
  • Control objects and spaces and have visual perception over their components.
  • Develop architectural designs and solve the various issues that arise from it to meet the needs and desires of the local and global community, and understand its relationship to other engineering disciplines, including project management, environmental control and in construction techniques and methods.
  • Understand the movement of architecture in different historical eras, use that in criticising and analysing the modern phenomena, and link them to the society needs.
  • Deal with the cultural heritage in the field of architecture and urbanism, and solve the related issues regarding its consolidation and rehabilitation to keep up with time.
  • Establish the necessary principles of architectural design and formulate solutions for issues affecting it.
  • Learn and interact with the contemporary issues.
  • Work with the community, and have the profession values and morals.
  • Architectural design for all types of buildings and facilities (residential buildings, public, administrative and commercial, cultural, industrial, agricultural ... etc.).
  • Interior Design.
  • Industrial design (furniture, home and office accessories, tiles, sanitary fittings, lighting units ... etc.).
  • Open Spaces Design (public and private gardens, parks ... etc.).
  • Planning spaces of all aspects (planning cities and villages, local, national and regional planning ... etc.).
  • The development of shop drawings for various projects.
  • Graphic design.
  • Rehabilitation of historical buildings and urban complexes and developing them.
  • Urban Design (housing projects, tourist and recreational areas, the development of cities and villages centers, sports complexes ... etc.).
  • Visual arts.

The Academic plan consists of 164 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirement type

Credit hours

University requirements

21

Engineering faculty

30

Program requirements

107

Elective  courses

6

TOtal

164

Program Requirements (107 Credit Hours):

A. Compulsory Courses:

93 credit hours distributed as follows:

Course Number

Prerequisite

ENCE223 | MECHANICS 1

ENCE232

ENCE323 | MECHANICS 2

ENCE223

ENCE330 | SURVEYING 1

ENME121

ENCE336 | CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY AND REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN

ENCE323

ENCE532 | CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

ENAR442

ENME430 | SANITARY AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

ENAR335

ENEE3301 | LIGHTING AND ACOUSTICS ENGINEERING

ENAR237 or concurrent

ENAR213 | VISUAL COMMUNICATION 2

ENAR211

ENAR214 | VISUAL COMMUNICATION 3

ENAR213

ENAR221 | DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY

ENME121

ENAR231 | ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 1

Department approval

ENAR232 | ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2

ENAR231

ENAR233 | ARCHITECTURAL PRESENTATION AND PERSPECTIVE

ENME 121

ENAR234 | HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 1

Department approval

ENAR235 | HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 2

ENAR 234

ENAR236 | BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS 1

Department approval

ENAR237 | BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS 2

ENAR 236

ENAR323 | THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE 1

ENAR 235

ENAR324 | THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE 2

ENAR 323

ENAR330 | FIELD SCHOOL ON LOCAL PALESTINIAN ARCHITECTURE

ENAR 324

ENAR334 | HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE IN ISLAM

ENAR 235

ENAR335 | BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS 3

ENAR 237

ENAR341 | ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 3

ENAR 232

ENAR342 | ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 4

ENAR 341

ENAR401 | PRACTICAL TRAINING

ENAR 442

ENAR421 | COMPUTER VISUALIZATION AND MODELLING

ENAR 220

ENAR431 | ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHITECTURE

ENAR 342

ENAR433 | PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING 1

ENAR 324

ENAR434 | PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING 2

ENAR 433

ENAR436 | LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

ENAR 433،  ENAR 441

ENAR441 | ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 5

ENAR 342

ENAR442 | ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 6

ENAR 441

ENAR511 | ADVANCED SKILLS

Fifth year / second semester

ENAR520 | INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATION PROJECT

ENAR 401, ENAR 442 Or fifth year level

ENAR530 | GRADUATION PROJECT

ENAR 520،  ENAR 541 or ُENAR543

B. Electives Courses (14 credit hours) distributed as follows:

Student must finish all courses (11 credit hours) in one of the following concentrations, or for the general track, students can choose from the following list and should include ENAR 543 or ENAR 541

Credit Hours

Course Number

Prerequisite

Group 1:

Architectural Design

ENAR412 | SEMINAR IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

ENAR441

ENAR539 | INTERIOR DESIGN

ENAR442

ENAR5391 | HISTORY OF ART

Department approval

ENAR541 | ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

ENAR442

Group 2:

Urban Design

ENAR413 | SEMINAR IN URBAN PLANNING

ENAR433

ENAR535 | COMMUNITY ARCHITECTURE

Department approval

ENAR536 | GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Department approval

ENAR543 | ADVANCED URBAN DESIGN

Department approval

3 credit Hours from the following  courses or the previous mentioned courses

ENAR531 | THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE 3

ENAR 324

ENAR532 | PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING 3

Department approval

ENAR533 | HOUSING

ENAR 434

ENAR534 | BUILDING REHABILITATION

ENAR 330 + ENAR431

ENAR537 | Special Topic

Department approval

ENAR538 | Special Topic

Department approval