Advanced History & Theory 1 PG (9780.3)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Design and the Built Environment|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Milica MUMINOVIC (Ph: +61 2 62012250 ) ON-CAMPUS
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Architecture and the City:
Examining the realization of various visions of the city since the emergence of Modern movement, and the transformation of metropolis to megalopolis, this unit discusses the historical connection between architecture and the city. Central to this connectivity are the urbanity; the amalgamation of the built and natural in the form of a totality that in many ways disguises the economic, political and cultural forces reforming the city. The unit will explore the Modern and contemporary theories of the city offering a critical understanding of forces shaping the urbanity of contemporary cities.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Analyse and compare various theoretical approaches to urban design and architecture;
2. Critically evaluate contemporary theories of urbanism;
3. Demonstrate and discuss the complexities involved in architecture's rapport with the city; 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 1, 2020
- Semester 1, 2019
3 hours per week
Architectural knowledge in accord with the learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture or equivalent.
8411 History of Australian Architecture PG