activities of the club fall into the following categories:
The club has provided the following short courses:
- Photoshop: The Photoshop
is a well-known software graphics package. This
short course was provided from 21-9-2003 to
24-9-2003. The lecturer of this course was Ahmad
Konash (a student of Architecture Dept.).
Free Hand Drawing: The
audiance of this short course were taught the
basics of free hand drawing and the methodologies
of shade projection on objects. This short course
was provided from 11-10-2003 to 15-10-2003. The
lecturer of this course was Dr. Richard Luckenz (a
faculty member of Architecture Dept.).
AutoCad: AutoCad is a
well-known software package for architectural
design. Two short courses were provided in
AutoCad, one was for advanced audiance and the
other was for beginners. They were provided from
1-3-2004 to 3-3-2004. The lecturer of these courses
was Dr. Jamal Al-Qawasemi ( a faculty member of
Land Scape Design:
Land scape design is a very important feild that
an architect should be aware of. This short course
was held from 6-3-2004 to 9-3-2004 by Mr. Hasan
are the seminars that were arranged and coordinated by
- Untraditional building
materials: This seminar was held on 20-10-2003
from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm by Dr. Farooq Konash( a
faculty member of Architectural Engineering Dept.). He
concentrated on the possibility of using
untraditional building materials without
affecting the safety and economical factors of
the building. Dr. Konash ended this seminar with
explaining the methodology of building using mud
Rock formation: This
seminar was held on 8-10-2003 by Mr. Hasan
Al-Nozhah ( a faculty member of Architecture
Dept.). He talked about the importance of the
utilization of rock formation in adding beauty to
streams, beaches and rivers.
There is a
competition that is still in effect called "Art 4". It includes the following:
This competition aims at
improving the level of creativity of students as well
as providing opportunities to them to discover their
abilities. The participations will be judged by five
jourers from the faculty of Architecture Department.
The participations of the winners will be shown in the
The conditions of this
competition are as follows:
The participated work
should be within a 2-inch-thick cardboard frame.
- The participation must
be within the boundaries of ethics.
- Name, ID and telephone
number of the participant should be written in
the back of the participated work.
The club has
participated in a number of symposiums and exhibitions
The fifth educational
week for GCC: The club participated in this
educational week as a representitive of the
The first symposium on
the development of the academic city planning
programs & practice in Saudi Arabia: This
symposium took place on 14 & 15-10-2003. The
club participated in the arrangement of this
The symposium of the
national building heritage and how to preserve
and develope it: This symposium took place from
30-9-2003 to 3-10-2003. The club
participated in this symposium with posters of
its previuos annual exhibitions.
The club members and
some of the faculty have gone for a trip to Tabuk in
the period from 22-3-2004 to 26-3-2004. This trip is
considered as a case study for Tabook.
Annually, the club
hold an exhibition. This year, the club will
hold an exhibition from 24-4-2004 to 30-4-2004 with a
title of "Art 4".