History & Theory 2: Modernity & 20th Century Architecture (9775.2)
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|Faculty Of Arts And Design
|Discipline Of Built Environment And Design
|Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn 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.
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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
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
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3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites9774 History & Theory 1: Introduction to Architecture History
Incompatible units8401 Architecture and the Modern World
Equivalent units8401 Architecture and the Modern World
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This is the texbook for this unit (all required readings are included in this book):
Cohen, Jean-Louis, The Future of Architecture. Since 1889. A Worldwide History. Phaidon, 2016
Some recommended readings (purchase is not required):
Conrads, Ulrich. Programs and Manifestoes on 20th Century Architecture. 1970, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2002. (3hr loan in UC Library)
Curtis, William J. R. Modern Architecture Since 1900. London: Phaidon, 1996. (3hr loan)
Fazio, Michael, Marian Moffett, Lawrence Wodehouse. A World History of Architecture, 2nd edition. London: Lawrence King Publishing Ltd., 2009.
Forty, Adrian. Words and Buildings: A Vocabulary of Modern Architecture. London: Thames and Hudson, 2000.
Frampton, Kenneth. The Evolution of Twentieth Century Architecture: a Synoptic Account. Wein (Vienna): Springer, 2007. (3hr loan in UC Library)
Frampton. Kenneth, Modern Architecture, A Critical History. London and New York, Thames and Hudson, Fourth Edition, 2007.
Gideon, Sigfried. Space, Time and Architecture. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1967 and more recent editions.
Ingersoll, Richard and Spiro Kostof, World Architecture, A Cross-Cultural History. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.
Kruft, Hanno-Walter. A History of Architectural Theory: from Vitruvius to the Present. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1994.
Mallgrave, Harry Francis, ed. Architectural Theory. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.
Watkin, David. A History of Western Architecture 3rd ed. New York: Watson-Guptill, 2000.
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