Curriculum

Department of Architecture

The Department of Architecture aims to train talented individuals who have a broad outlook and creativity, a knowledge of architectural planning, design, production, preservation, technology, and the arts in the fields of planning, structure and the environment, as well as who have acquired a comprehensive knowledge and ability to design and make proposals, and who will contribute to the sustainability and development of mankind.

 

Architecture Department members

  1. Ahmad Sharifzai, Ph.D.
  2. Sadruddin Tajik, Ph.D.
  3. Adina Hashemi, M.Sc.
  4. Mirwais Arghandiwal, M.Sc.
  5. Ashequllah Faryad, M.Sc.
  6. Ayaz Fazeel M.Sc.
  7. Naweed Ahmad Hashemi M.Sc.
  8. Ahmad Fawad Omar, B.Sc.
  9. Rashed Ahmad Mushkan, B.Sc.
  10. Syed Farhad Alawi, B.Sc.

 

Curriculum

1. Architecture Department

 

First Year – Architecture

First Semester

 

Second Semester

Course

Course Name

Units

 

Course

Course Name

Units

EF 101

English I

 

3

 

EF 121

English II

3

EF 112*

Engineering Calculus I

4

 

EF 122

Engineering Calculus II

4

EF 115

Engineering Chemistry

4

 

AR 110

Architectural Drawing

4

EF 104

Introduction to Engineering & Computers

3

 

EF 124

Engineering Chemistry  

3

EF 105

Islamic Studies

1

 

EF 125

Islamic Studies

1

EF 106

History of Afghanistan

1

 

PHYS 102

Engineering Physics II

4

PHYS 101

Engineering Physics I

3

 

 

 

 

 

Total:

19

 

 

Total:

18

 

Second Year – Architecture

Third Semester

 

           Fourth Semester

Course

Course Name

Units

 

Course

Course Name

Units

AR 201

Architectural Design I

4

 

AR 202

Architectural Design II

4

AR 214

History of Architecture I

2

 

AR 220

History of Architecture II

2

EF 201

English III

3

 

CE 214

Strength of Materials

4

CE 216

Statics

3

 

AR 230

Sustainable Environmental Systems

3

AR 211

Sketching I

2

 

EF 221

English IV

3

EF 205

Islamic Studies

1

 

EF 225

Islamic Studies

1

AR229

Use of Color in Architecture

2

 

AR212

Sketching II

2

 

Total:

17

 

 

Total:

19

           

 

 

Third Year – Architecture

Fifth Semester

 

Sixth Semester

Course

Course Name

Units

 

Course

Course Name

Units

AR 303

Architectural Design III

5

 

AR 304

Architectural Design IV

5

AR 321

History of Architecture III

2

 

AR 331

Construction II

3

AR 330

Construction I

3

 

AR 332

Mechanical Equipment I

3

AR 311

Computing in Architecture

3

 

CE 306

Concrete I

4

CE 302

Structural Analysis

4

 

AR 322

Sustainable Environmental Systems

3

EF 305

Islamic Studies

1

 

EF 325

Islamic Studies

1

 

Total:

18

 

 

Total:

19

 

Fourth Year – Architecture

Seventh Semester

 

Eighth Semester

Course

Course Name

Units

 

Course

Course Name

Units

AR 405

Architectural Design V

5

 

AR 406

Architectural Design VI

5

AR 4xx

Non-Technical Elective

3

 

AR 440

Site Planning & Design

3

AR 433

Mechanical Equipment II

3

 

AR 441

City Planning Theory

3

CE 304

Survey I

3

 

AR 442

Interior Design

3

AR 240

Environmental Design and Society

3

 

CE 308

Concrete II

4

EF 405

Islamic Studies

1

 

EF 425

Islamic Studies

1

 

Total:

18

 

 

Total:

19

 

Fifth Year – Architecture

Ninth Semester

 

Tenth Semester

Course

Course Name

Units

 

Course

Course Name

Units

AR 507

Architectural Design VII

5

 

AR 508

Urban Design

5

AR 543

Topics in Architecture & Urban Theory

3

 

AR 534

Construction Management

4

AR 544

Project Programming

2

 

 

History of Art

2

AR xxx

Technical Elective

4

 

AR xxx

Technical Elective

3

 

Non-Technical Elective

3

 

 

Non-Technical Elective

3

 

Total:

17

 

 

Total:

17