- Critical review of recent architecture
- Demonstration and testing of sequencing and materiality for conceptual ideas relating to architectural procedures
- Siting contemporary work in relation to the classical tradition, modern and post-modern approaches
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The History of Architecture teaching unit is designed to provide a set of references. It will however avoid considering history as merely a reservoir of examples, but attempt to analyse it ¿historically¿, i.e. to put these examples in their context to gain better understanding of their deep meaning.
The main objective of the unit is to examine and (attempt to) understand architecture as a complex phenomenon, at the same time intellectual, physical and social in nature and what it means, taking a strictly historical approach.
Specific learning outcomes:
By the end of this course, students will be able to
Contribution to the learning outcomes reference network:
Build knowledge of architecture
Place the action
Make use of other subjects
Express an architectural procedure
Make committed choices
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.