Contemporary Architecture Theories (8179.3)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Design & Architecture|
This unit focuses on the genealogy of architectural theories unfolding since the first decades of the last century. It discusses concepts and movements that, in one way or another, were/are informative for a comprehensive understanding of contemporary architectural praxis. Assessment includes an essay focusing on a chosen architect's work, or the theme of an architectural movement and individual presentations.
1. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the impact of modemisation on architecture;
2. understand socio-cultural and technological factors undermining the emergence of various architectural discourses;
3. appreciate the rapport between architectural theor and design;
4. critically assess the ways which architectural movements achieve architectonic form;
5. discuss architecture in terms of various idioms
Up to four hours per week.
Design History and Architecture and the Modern World (or equivalent units).
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