History & Theory 2: Modernity & 20th Century Architecture (9775.2)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Built Environment and Design|
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- Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178756) - View
- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165185) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (162613) - View
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The objective of this unit is to study theories and history of the twentieth century architecture within the discourse of modernity with a view to critical practice of design. It will attempt to explore the twentieth century architecture in its dialectical relationship with the Modern Project. This unit focuses on major movements in architecture, architects and buildings in the last century within the technological, artistic, cultural and socio-political transformations that shaped the twentieth century.
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Recognize the fundamental concepts of modernity and recall sufficient knowledge of the architecture of modernity in twentieth century;
2. Discuss acquired knowledge of history, theories, movements and manifestos of the architecture of the twentieth century;
3. Review significant building types in cultural, technological, aesthetics and socio-political contexts; and
4. Report and conduct individual research and develop analytical skills in writing essays on selected buildings, theory and history, using appropriate conventions of research and writing.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2018
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016