Contemporary Architecture Theories (8179.3)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Design & Architecture|
CLOSED FOR FUTURE ENROLMENT.
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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