CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

Department of Architecture & Environmental Design (AED)

Contact Info

Centre for Foundation Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Administration Building,
26300 Gambang,
Pahang Darul Makmur,Malaysia
Phone: +609 518 3400


Registration & Scheduling Matters

Phone: +609 518 3418
Ext: 3486/3485/4322/4323

Examination & Graduation Matters
Phone: +609 518 3418
Ext: 3487/3593/3594

Any matters related to CFS, please email 

to: cfs.enquiry@iium.edu.my



Department of Architecture & Environmental Design (AED)


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OVERVIEW

The Department of Architecture and Environmental Design is one of the science-based departments in the Centre for Foundation Studies, IIUM. The department was established in May 1997.

This department functions as a preparatory platform to provide the introductory knowledge and fundamental skills in the field of architecture and environmental design. The students who have completed their programme may join the Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED) at Gombak campus for their undergraduate studies. The curriculum structure of architecture and environmental design programme is designed to suit the specific needs of the Kulliyyah.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • To offer architecture and environmental design courses for students of architecture and environmental design programme.
  • To provide the students with the fundamental architecture and environmental design knowledge and skills which are required by undergraduate studies at Kulliyyah level.
  • To introduce the Islamization of knowledge and adab in architecture and environmental design programme’s students.

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

The department offers six (6) courses:


  • AED0613 Introduction to Mathematics for Built Environment

This course will cover the following topics; Algebraic processing skills I and II, trigonometry, geometry, calculus and introduction to mechanics.


  • AED0623 Introduction to Statistics for Built Environment

This course will cover the following topics; Basic concepts, variables and measurements, population and sampling procedures, summarizing qualitative data, summarizing quantitative data, measures of central tendency, measures of variability/dispersion, the normal curve and correlation.


  • AED0633 Introduction to Economics for Built Environment

            This course will cover the following topics; Introduction to economics, types of economic systems, the market mechanism/price system, market elasticity, utility analysis, production, market structures, money and banking and public finance.


  • AED0644 Introduction to Built Environment

            This course will cover the following topics; Introduction to built environment, principles of ecology and ecosystem, environmental management and issues, introduction to urban and regional planning, introduction to architecture, introduction to interior architecture, introduction to landscape architecture, introduction to conservation, introduction to industrial design, introduction to quantity surveying, introduction to other professions in construction industry and introduction to construction materials and technology.

 

  • AED0616 Graphic Communication

This course will cover the following topics; Drawing tools and materials, architectural drafting, architectural drawing system, multiview drawings, paraline drawings, perspective drawings, rendering tonal value, rendering colour medium techniques, representing materials, scale and detail, rendering context and freehand drawings.


  • AED0626 Environmental Design

            This course will cover the following topics; Elements of design, principle of design, serial planes and form, form, the visual and physical attributes of form, form and space, and quality of space.