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Tenured, Tenure-track Faculty and Tenure-track Faculty to be Appointed

The successful examination in the courses "Design Thesis 1 & 2" constitutes, after the "Research Thesis", is the second fundamental requirement for obtaining the Diploma of Architect Engineer. It certifies the student's ability to practice architecture and related fields as a designer at a sufficiently high level of complexity and depth and to conduct design research of a sufficient degree of originality.

The "Design Thesis" is the final integrated synthetic subject of architectural studies and has a character of design research. Its subject falls within any of the cognitive subjects of the undergraduate program of studies of the Department and is treated as a very important final teaching process of the studies, intended to prove the completion of the analytical and synthetic, scientific and artistic abilities of the students. It is conducted individually or in groups of two people.

Design Thesis 1 constitutes the preparation phase of the whole Design Thesis, leading to Design Thesis 2. It contains the following elements or processes: conduct research directly related to the subject of each individual Design Thesis subject, editing and presentation of the basic elements of the research (statistics, photographic, historical or other documentation, interviews, field data, etc.) and the presentation of conclusions. These are submitted and presented at the end of the 9th semester.

Design Thesis 1 is an independent course and is evaluated separately from Design Thesis 2