ARCH209 History of Architecture III

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ARCH209 History of Architecture III 1 1 4
Prerequisite ARCH217 It is a prerequisite to


Lecturer Mejrema Zatrić-Šahović Office Hours / Room / Phone
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives Achieving complex and wide-scoped understanding of modern architecture by offering an overview of the development of its practices, ideas and institutions, from the 19th c. to the end of 20th c, in relation to multifarious (social, political, technological, economic, ecological) processes that affected it.
Textbook Kenneth Frampton, Modern Architecture: A Critical History, (third edition),Thames&Hudson, 2006.
Additional Literature
  • Provided as and when required
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Recognize the different labels, periods and trends in Modern and Contemporary Architecture
  2. Identify buildings from each of the selected styles, periods and significant architects
  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 Weekly lectures and mentoring of individual research (study assignment).
Teaching Method Delivery Face-to-face Teaching Method Delivery Notes
Week 1 Introduction.
Week 2 Industrialization and Urbanization
Week 3 First Responses: Arts and Crafts and the Glasgow School
Week 4 Art Nouveau (across Europe)
Week 5 Vienna: Wagner and Loos
Week 6 America: Adler, Sulivan and Wright
Week 7 Germany: Deutscher Werkbund, the Bauhaus and Mies
Week 8 New Objectivity, De Stijl and Constructivism
Week 9 Mid Term Exam
Week 10 Le Corbusier and the International Style
Week 11 CIAM and the Functional City
Week 12 Post-Second World War Architecture I - High and Late Modernism
Week 13 Post-Second World War Architecture II - Return to Form
Week 14 Postmodernism and Regionalism /ONLINE!!
Week 15 Recap / ONLINE!!
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 2,5
Semester Evaluation Components
Research Portfolio 1 40 4,5
Mid Term Exam 1 20 2,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 14 14 Home Study 2 14 28
In-term Exam Study 5 2 10 Final Exam Study 10 2 20
Research Study 1 14 14 Active Tutorials 1 14 14
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 20/02/2024
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