BE: History and Culture (11016.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Reading selected literature relevant to each weekly topic, and examining building types through drawings and models, students will enhance their knowledge of how cultural appropriation of space, form and surface attains built-form.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the interconnectivity between culture, form, space, in various building types, from small to large scale projects;
2. Distinguish and categorise architecture across various periods of history;
3. Analyse and explain the organization of a particular building type in reference to function, structure, and cultural nuances; and
4. Make recommendations for modifications to certain building types drawing on a range of established theoretical positions and ideas.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
Equivalent units9483 Design History and 9774 History & Theory 1: Introduction to Architecture History.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Mr Tom James|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr John Ting|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||30 May 2023||On-Campus||Dr John Ting|
A complete list of recommended readings will be advised on the Canvas site. In general, there are two primary sources for this unit, both available at the UC library, Short Loan section:
1 - Architecture: from prehistory to climate emergency - By Barnabas Calder - First edition - 2021
2 - A World History of Architecture - By Michael Fazio, Marian Moffett, Lawrence Wodehouse - Third Edition - 2013
3 - Modern architecture since 1900 - By William J.R Curtis - Third Edition - 1996
Also, digital copies of the weekly readings would be available on the Canvas site, Reading List section.
Attendance at weekly lectures and tutorials is essential to the successful completion of this unit. Tutorial activities are graded and can only be completed in-class.
Required IT skills
MS Word and ability to print to PDF.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 1, 2023, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (211944)
- Semester 1, 2023, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (211945)
- Winter Term, 2022, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (205229)
- Semester 1, 2022, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (206514)
- Semester 1, 2022, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (206515)
- Winter Term, 2021, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (199514)
- Semester 1, 2021, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (199261)
- Winter Term, 2020, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (194876)
- Semester 1, 2020, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (194134)
- Winter Term, 2019, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (191832)
- Semester 1, 2019, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (184269)