[u_heading]THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY || THE OKE-OGUN POLYTECHNIC, SAKI (TOPS)[/u_heading]
[u_heading]COURSES OFFERED[/u_heading]

The Programmes and Courses Offered in the Department meet the minimum requirement of the NBTE to run Programs leading to National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma in Architectural Technology

Courses Offered are drawn up from:

  1. Architectural Courses: Architectural Basic Design, Building Construction, Architectural Graphics, History of Architecture others include Photography and Model Making, Building, Climatology, Building Services and Equipment, Properties of Building Materials, Visual Perception and Communication, Technical Drawing.
  2. Engineering Courses: Architectural Strength of Materials, Mechanics And Dynamics, Workshop practice both which include Wood Concrete and Mechanical Workshops Practice.
  3. General Studies: Courses include English for General Purpose, Mathematics, Citizenship Education, General Chemistry, Government and Physical Health Education, Introduction to Sociology, Economics and Optics, Waves Electricity and Magnetism.
  4. Environmental Course:  Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning

BRIEF HISTORY

The department of Architectural Technology initially existed as the Department of Architecture and Quantity Surveying. It was headed by Arc. O.B.A. Adeyemi-Doro from October 1986 – October 1989.

The name was later changed to The Department of Architecture and Town Planning with TPL. S.O. Gbadamosi as the Head of Department before October 1989 to September 1993; followed by Arc. F.S. Alabi as the Head before October 1993 – February 1994; and TPL Farore between February 1994 – May 1994. The department thereafter metamorphosis to the Department of Architectural Technology in 1994 and remain so till date. It was headed by Arc. F.S. Alabi between 1994 – 2001 and was succeeded by Arc. F.O. Enilolobo from 2001 – 2002. From 2002 – 2004, Arc. Onifade A.O. also headed the Department and later again Arc. F.S. Alabi became the Head of Department between 2004 – 2008. Late Arc. A.D. Ajani from May 2008 – September 2008. Arc. F.S. Alabi also from 2008 – 2010. Arc. (Mrs.) Siyanbola S.O. headed the Department from 2010 – 2012.

Arc. Babatunde L.O. headed the department from October 2012 – February 2015 and was succeeded by Arc. A.B. Siyanbola between February 2015 and September 2015. Arc. Babatunde L.O. again became the Head of Department from Oct 2015 till date.

[u_heading]WHAT WE CHERISH[/u_heading]

We cherish the infusion of traditional architectural creativity with technological innovation within the context of modern trends in technical design guidelines.

[u_heading]WHAT WE DO[/u_heading]

We train and build up Architectural Technologist who will respond positively to the contemporary global environmental challenges and human settlement issues in relation to the growing socio cultural technological and economic challenges.

[u_heading]ACHIEVEMENTS[/u_heading]

We participate in industrial attachments/Internship programmes. We also participate in seminars and conferences across the globe.

[u_heading]NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME GOALS[/u_heading]

The National Programme in Architectural Technology is aimed at Producing Technicians for the Architectural Profession.  The Objectives are to produce a Diplomat that will be able to:

  1. Read, Interpret and Trace Drawing.
  2. Letter and Stencil Drawing sheets
  3. Scale, Dimension, Blow-up and reduce drawings,
  4. Produce measured  drawing
  5. Make good Freehand sketches
  6. Produce Basic Presentation and Perspective
  7. Build simple models
  8. Print, Fold and collate drawing for submission.
  9. Set out simple buildings.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of the course is to produce diplomats withy sound grasp of the basic skills to be able to contribute to the work of an architect or Contractor and with experience will become available member of their respective teams.

The course also provide a foundation for those wishing to further their studies by entering HND Programme in Architectural Technology, or Courses in other construction related professions.

[u_heading]ND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS[/u_heading]

Minimum entry requirements is five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes in Mathematics, English and Physics and two from Engineering/Technical Drawing, Fine Art, Geography, Chemistry, Music, Biology and Economics.

The programme is for four academic semester duration spread over two years.  It includes a period of supervised Industrial Training with an approved organization during the three months’ vacation at the end of the Second Semester of ND

[u_heading]HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES[/u_heading]

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The Higher National Diploma (HND) Architectural Technology is aimed at producing Technologist for the architectural profession and other sectors of the building industry. The graduates of HND programme will be able to:

  1. Prepare space programmer and working drawings for architectural projects
  2. Design and prepare spatial relationship, circulation and area diagrams.
  3. Develop and prepare design drawings
  4. Read and interpret technical drawings and specifications and incorporate such details in the architectural working drawings,
  5. Supervise construction works and make progress reports on simple structures,
  6. Make presentation drawings of architectural works and draw detailed perspective with necessary  renderings and requisite colour schemes
  7. Make detailed architectural models
  8. Undertake preliminary site investigations in relation to orientation, landscape, environment, soil form, etc.
  9. Collect information and data on simple architectural projects,
  10. Write specifications for simple building projects and
  11. Be self employed.
[u_heading]HND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS[/u_heading]

Applicants with the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the Higher National Diploma programme:

  1. G.C.E. Ordinary Level or its equivalent with five credit passes in Mathematics, English Language Physics and any other two from the following: Engineering/Technical Drawing, Fine Art, Geography, Economics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric, Science and Music at not more than two sittings.
  2. A minimum of Lower Credit pass (CGPA 2.50 and above) in the cognate ND examinations in Architectural Technology.
  3. A minimum of one year cognate work experience.

In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a pass (CGPA 2.00-2.49) in the ND examinations and must have two or more years of cognate experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the into the HND programme.

[u_heading]HEAD OF DEPARTMENT PROFILE[/u_heading]
BABATUNDE LUQMAN OLAKUNLE (Basic Profile)

Surname

BABATUNDE

Other name

LUQMAN OLAKUNLE

Post

Ag. Head of Department

Email Address

kbabatmillarch@yahoo.com

Telephone

08037145370; 08096580923

Nationality

Nigerian

Affiliation

Department of Architectural Technology, The Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki.

Education

Iseyin District Grammar School, Iseyin; 1993. The Polytechnic, Ibadan; 1997 and 2001, ND and HND Architecture. Federal University of Technology, AKure, 2008; PGD Architecture. University of Ibadan, Nigeria; 2010; Msc Housing.

Background

Babatunde Olakunle, a Christian, was born in Iseyin in Oyo state. He attended Anzar-ud-deen Primary School, Iseyin. He also attended Iseyin District Grammar school, Iseyin.

[u_heading]ACADEMIC STAFF LIST[/u_heading]
S/N LECTURER’S NAME AND STATUS DESIGNATION FIELD OF SPECIALISATION
i

Arc. Babatunde L.O.(Ag. HOD)

ND, HND, PGD (arch)

M.Sc. (Housing)

M.A.ARCHES

Assistant Chief Instructor

Architectural Design Presentation

Construction method and freehand sketching.

Sketching Properties at building

Construction Drawings

ii

Arc. F.S. Alabi

B.ScM.Sc (arch) M.Sc. (Tech Mgt) MNIA

SPL.

Architectural Design Presentation

Construction Management, Detailing and Specification

iii

Arc. Mrs.Siyanbola S.O.

ND, B Tech. M.Tech (Arch)

Lecturer I Architectural Design Presentation Interior and Exterior Design and Landscape Design
iv

Arc.Siyanbola A.B.

ND, HND PGD M.Tech (|Arch) M.Sc. (Housing) M. AARAHES

Lecturer I

Architectural Design Presentation Building Construction and Detailing Theory of Architecture

Climatology

v

Arc. Onifade A.O.

HND (Arch), PGD (Arch)

 

Principal Instructor II Building Construction and Architectural Design and Technical Drawing
vi

Arc. Ogunkunle O.A

Bsc. (Arch)

Part-time Lecturer Architectural Design Presentation Computer aided design & descriptive Geometry
vii

Arc. Yekeen I.O.

HND (Arch)

Part-time

Lecturer

Building Construction and Architectural Design and Technical Drawing
viii

Arc. (Miss) Ogunkunle T.O.

Bsc. (Arch)

Part-time

Lecturer

Architectural Design Presentation Computer aided design & descriptive Geometry
ix

Mr.Adepoju A.A

B.A (Fine & Applied Art) M.A (Visual Art)

Part-time

Lecturer

Visual Art, Painting, Graphics,
[u_heading]TECHNICAL STAFF[/u_heading]
S/N LECTURER’S NAME AND STATUS DESIGNATION FIELD OF SPECIALISATION
i

Mr.Salaudeen A.F.

OND (Arch) HN|D. (Civil Structure Option)

Principal

Technician Officer II

Model Making/Studio Work Supervision
ii

Mr.Adejumobi J.A.

WASC, Trade Test III, II & I

C.P.M. Cert. Computer

Cert Photo Cert O’Level NABTEB

ADV NABTEB

Senior Foreman Photography
iii

Mr. F. Ishola

WASC. Trade Test III,

Advance Level NABTEB,

Draught-manship Cert.

Senior Foreman Draughting/Studio Works Supervision
[u_heading]NON ACADEMIC STAFF[/u_heading]

S/N

NAMES

DESIGNATION

i

Mrs.Oguntayo B.A.

Prin. Secretariat Assist. II

ii Mrs.Adeyemo K.O. Executive Officer
iii Miss. Lasisi W. Head Messenger
iv Miss. OkeFoluke Cleaner