ARCH102 History of Architecture I

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH102 History of Architecture I 3 3 6 Mon. 11:00-12:50& Thur.13:00-13.50 A, F1.24
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Carl Haddrell Office Hours Schedule Monday; Wednesday 13.30-16.00
E-mail chaddrell@ius.edu.ba
Phone 387 33 957 234 Office / Room No A F3.9 A
Assistant Maida Halilovic
E-mail mhalilovic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives To strengthen the capacity for developing creative and responsible solutions to the proffessional challanges based on the appropriate level of knowledge of the ideas and practices of architecture from pred history to the late fifteenth century in the diverse regional and historical contexts
Textbook A History of Architecture, Spiro Kostof, Oxford University Press, 1995. https://www.scribd.com/document/334182705/Spiro-Kostof-A-History-of-Architecture-Settings-and-Rituals-pdf
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Recognize the different labels and periods in architecture from predhistory to 15th century
  2. Identify buildings from each of the selected styles and periods
  3. Use the relationship between history of architecture and practical work
  4. Compare, analyse and make critique of the relationship: built environment and the social, political, economic & cultural formative factors
  5. Develop skills in written and graphic analysis of art works and buildings
Teaching Methods Teacher focused methods: combination of weekly lectures and presentations, the buzz group method; tutorials and demonstration method; the study assignement method - delivered both on campus and on-site during the field trips.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Overview of the course outline
Week 2 Introduction Pre test
Week 3 Prehistoric Architecture Quiz 1 - Sketching Tutorials Chapters 2&3- pp. 21-65
Week 4 Mesopotamian and Persian Architecture; the architecture of Qa'ba - Sketching Tutorials Chapter 4 - pp. 65-90
Week 5 Architecture of Ancient Egypt - Sketching Tutorials Chapters 6, 7 and 8 - pp. 115-190
Week 6 Classical Greek Architecture Quiz 2 Chapters 2-8
Week 7 Classical Roman Architecture; Sketching Tutorials Chapters 9 and 10 - pp. 115-160
Week 8 Mid Term Exam Chapters 2-8
Week 9 Early Christian Architecture; Bysantine Architecture Sketching Tutorials Chapter 11 - pp. 245-267
Week 10 Site trip - Gradacac Sketching Tutorials
Week 11 Romanesque Architecture; Quiz 3 Chapter 13 - 14 pp. 295-347
Week 12 Early Muslim Architecture - First Mosques; Rashidun Chaliphate, Umayyad Architecture Chapter 12 - pp. 247-294 Handouts
Week 13 Site visit - National Museum of Bosnia - Sketching Tutorials
Week 14 Architecture of Abassids, Al Andalus, Fatimids, Ayyubids, Quiz 4 Chapter 12 - pp. 247-294 Handouts
Week 15 Gothic Architecture Drawing Exercise (Assignement) Chapters 15&16 - pp. 323-401
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quizes 4 20 1,2
Sketchbook 1 10 4
Midterm Exam 1 20 5
Drawing Excercise (Assignement) 1 20 3
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 14 14 In-term exam study 9 3 27
Active tutorials 2 14 28 Final Exam study 12 2 24
Home study 3 15 45 Excercises study 6 2 12
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 07/10/2019

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