Arc. Sanusi Waziri Gumau

HOD

Welcome to the Department of Architectural Technology

The Department was established in 1985 with an initial intake of 15 students for the National Diploma Programme.

The courses run by the department are as follows:-

  1. Higher National Diploma
  2. National Diploma

Facilities

The Department is equipped with the following facilities among other things:-

  1. Archi-Cad Computer Studio
  2. 3 drawing Studios/Lecture Halls
  3. Plan Printing Machine
  4. Manually operated concrete files moulding machine
  5. Stabilized earth brick moulding machine
  6. Secretarial equipments.

The Department though quite young, has contributed in several ways to the development of the Polytechnic. Just to mention a few things, the department made the following designs for the Polytechnic.

  1. Design of the proposed Polytechnic Staff Secondary School
  2. Design/Bill of Quantity for the proposed mud oven for the department of Food Science and Technology
  3. Modification of the School of Environmental Technology
  4. Design of a proposed grandstand for the Polytechnic Football field/track
  5. Design of proposed places of worship for bother Christians and Moslems in the institution
  6. Design of a proposed Staff Club Complex
  7. Design and supervision of POLYCON new head office

The department has a staff strength of 20 made up of 16 Academic staff and 4 supporting staff.  The list of those who administered the department is as stated below:-

  1. Mal. M.S. Abdu 1985 – 1986
  2. Arc. V.O. Enegbede 1986 – 1995
  3. Mr. S. Nwokorie 1995
  4. Arc. D.Z. Kambai 1995 – 1996
  5. Arc. J.K. Tumba 1996 – 2002
  6. Arc. S.G. Waziri 2002 – 2014
  7. Arc. Dauda Ali 2014 – 2020
  8. Arc. Ali Dauda Madu 2020 – Date

Contact Information

architecture@fptb.edu.ng

 

Programs

 

s/nProgramme of Study
1Higher National Diploma in Architectural Technology
2National Diploma in Architectural Technology

Entry Requirements

 

TBD

Courses

 

Higher National Diploma in Architectural Technology - HND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC301ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN3
2ARC303ADVANCED BUILDING CONSTRUCTION I3
3ARC305ARCH. WORKING DRAWING & DETAILING I2
4ARC307ARCH. DELINEATION & COMPUTER APPLICATION 3D2
5ARC309ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & CLIMATOLOGY2
6ARC311SITE PLANNING & LANDSCAPE DESIGN2
7ARC313TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING & RESEARCH METHODS2
8ARC319ESTIMATE AND PRICE ANALYSIS2
9ARC321INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SETTLEMENT2
10GNS 301USE OF ENGLISH III / COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
11MTH 311ADVANCE ALGEBRA2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC302ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II3
2ARC304ADVANCED BUILDING CONSTRUCTION II3
3ARC306ARCH. WORKING DRAWING & DETAILING II2
4ARC308ARCH. DELINEATION & COMPUTER APPLICATION2
5ARC310BUILDING SERVICES & EQUIPMENT I3
6ARC312APPLICATION OF BUILDING MATERIALS2
7ARC314ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURES I2
8ARC316MEASUREMENT OF BUILDING WORKS2
9ARC318ADVANCED MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY2
10ARC320SPECIFICATION WRITING I2
11EED323ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT2
12GNS 302COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH IV2

Higher National Diploma in Architectural Technology - HND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC401ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN III3
2ARC403ADVANCED BUILDING CONSTRUCTION III3
3ARC405SPECIFICATION WRITING II2
4ARC407INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING2
5ARC409BUILDING SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT3
6ARC411TENDERING, CONTRACT LAWS AND ARBITRATION2
7ARC419ADVANCED MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY2
8ARC421INTERIOR DESIGN AND DECORATION2
9ARC431ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURES II2
10EED 413ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT II2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC402ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN IV5
2ARC404ADVANCED BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IV3
3ARC406ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES2
4ARC408INTRODUCTION TO MODERN ARCHITECTURE2
5ARC412CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT3
6ARC414PROJECT AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT2
7ARC416PROPERTY VALUATION2

National Diploma in Architectural Technology - ND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC 101FREE HAND SKETCHING3
2ARC 103TECHNICAL DRAWING2
3ARC 107MATHEMATICS FOR ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS2
4ARC 109BUILDING SCIENCE2
5ARC 111SURVEYING FOR ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS2
6ARC 113NIGERIAN TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE2
7BLD 103BUILDING CONSTRUCTION I3
8BLD 105WORKSHOP PRACTICE & TECHNOLOGY I2
9COM 001COMPUTER APPLICATIONS2
10GNS 101USE OF ENGLISH2
11GNS 103USE OF LIBRARY2
12GNS 127CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION I2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC 102BASIC DESIGN2
2ARC 104CONSTRUCTION DETAILS2
3ARC 106HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE2
4ARC 112INTRODUCTION TO CADD2
5BLD 104BUILDING CONSTRUCTION II3
6BLD 106WORKSHOP PRACTICE & TECHNOLOGY II2
7COM 002COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II2
8EED 126INTRODUCTION TO ENTERPRENEURSHIP2
9GNS 102COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
10GNS 121INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY2
11GNS 126PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION1
12GNS 128CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION II2

National Diploma in Architectural Technology - ND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC 201ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN3
2ARC 203PHOTOGRAPHY AND MODEL MAKING2
3ARC 205ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS2
4ARC 207TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING1
5ARC 209STRENGHT OF MATERIALS3
6ARC 211BUILDING SERVICES2
7ARC 213AUTOCAD - TWO DIMENSIONAL DRAWING2
8BLD 203BUILDING CONSTRUCTION III3
9BLD 205WORKSHOP PRACTICE AND TECHNOLOGY III2
10EED 216PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
11SWE 200SIWES4

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ARC 202ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROJECT4
2ARC 206ARCH. GRAPHICS2
3ARC 208SITE MANAGEMENT/INTRO. TO CLIMATOLOGY2
4ARC 210MEASUREMENT AND SPECIFICATIONS2
5ARC 212MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY2
6ARC 214AUTOCAD - THREE DIMENSIONAL DRAWING2
7BLD 204BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IV3
8BLD 206WORKSHOP PRACTICE & TECHNOLOGY IV2