Architecture: History & Theory 2 (11022.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate 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)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify and classify the major elements of modern architecture and its difference with the architecture of pre-modern times;
2. Provide detailed classification of major aspects of modern movement architecture;
3. Analyse and explain organizational, spatial, formal, and the aesthetics identifiable with modern architecture in general terms, and in specifics as it evolved in different geographies; and
4. Identify the ethical responsibilities architects faced during various developmental stages of modern movement architecture.
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 - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
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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
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will have comprehensive knowledge about continuity and discontinuity architectural themes that emerged because of the clash between universal aspects of modernization and traditions of architecture. The students will also have a broad knowledge about how historical issues inform design.
Prerequisites11016 BE: History and Culture.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Dr Rahmatollah Amirjani|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Gevork Hartoonian|
* Kenneth Frampton, Modern Architecture: A critical history, pp. 90-95; 192-202; 330-335.
* Gevork Hartoonian, Ontology of Construction: On Nihilism of Technology in Theories of Modern Architecture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp. 43-55.
*Gevork Hartoonian, "Modernism," in Encyclopedia of 20thCentury ArchitectureVol. 2, R. Stephen Sennott, ed. (New York: Firzroy Dearborn, 2004), pp. 860-863.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Students are expected to attend all lectures and read weekly assigned literature; attend tutorial sessions. Students are encouraged to ask questions and discuss them with their tutor as well as the unit convener.
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- Practise good hand hygiene, washing hands regularly;
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- Practise effective physical distancing;
- Follow all directions of teaching and other UC staff regarding safety measures;
- Stay off campus if you are unwell and get tested according to ACT Government guidelines, and
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Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
Workload: There will be two weekly written reports and an abstract of their final paper in addition to the final paper the topic of which students will decide in consultation with the tutors and the instructor.