Design of complex frames and structures with timber, metal or their combination. Development of details and joints of non conventional structures in combination with the design of light weight skins. Introduction to issues related to regulations, specifications and E&M installations. The comprehension of the studio’s scope is achieved

in the course of preparing exercises on the composition of structures that evolve from simple linear to more complicated spacial. The studio is also linked to the semester’s Architectural Design 5 Studio, supporting it in the formation of the load-bearing structure of the building that is designed by the students and developing its construction details. These are presented in a separate set of drawings.