ARCH217 History of Architecture II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH217 History of Architecture II 3 3 6 Wed. 13:00-15:50 A, F1.24
Prerequisite ARCH102 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Tarek El-Akkad Office Hours Schedule Wednesday 16:00-17.00
E-mail tel-akkad@ius.edu.ba
Phone 387 33 957 216 Office / Room No A F3.17
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Course Objectives To strengthen the capacity for developing creative and responsible solutions to the professional challenges based on the appropriate level of knowledge of the ideas and practices of architecture from 15th century to the modern time (19th century) in the diverse regional and historical contexts with an introduction of Islamic architecture from the Umayyads to the Mamluks, the Ottomans, and their European contemporaries.
Textbook Selected chapters from: Hillenbrand, Islamic Art and Architecture; Blair & Bloom, The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800; De Angelis, Architecture in Islamic Painting; M.S. Kostof, A History of Architecture; G. Goodwin, A History of Ottoman Architecture; D. Watkin, A History of Western Architecture.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Recognize the different labels and periods in architecture from Renaisscance to Modern Time
  2. Identify buildings from each of the selected styles and periods
  3. Understand 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
  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 seminar method; the study assignment method - delivered both on campus and on-site during field trips.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Overview of the course outline; Issues and Terms
Week 2 Formation of Islamic Architecture – From the Sassanians and Byzantines to the Umayyads. Reading Packet: :Hillenbrand, 11-37
Week 3 Site visit: Sarajevo city museum: development of city from 15th-19th century
Week 4 Abbasid Architecture, the Tulunid Dynasty in Egypt, and the Fatimids :Reading Packet: Hillenbrand,: 38-81
Week 5 Architecture of al-Andalus - The Islamic West, al-Maghreb Web Links and Reading Packet: Blair: 114-131
Week 6 Mamluk Architecture Reading Packet: Blair: 99-113
Week 7 Exam
Week 8 Quiz; Early Renaissance , Brunelleschi and Alberti Kostof: 375-386, Kostof: Ch 17
Week 9 High Renaissance, Renaissance in Northern Europe, Mannerism Watkin: 189-139
Week 10 Architecture of Classical Ottoman Style, Architecture of Sinan - Presentations Goodwin: Chs 6 and 7, Kostof: Ch. 19; Kostof: Ch.18
Week 11 Baroque Architecture – Concept of building design, Italian Baroque Architecture, Bernini, Borromini Watkin: Ch.6 - pp. 240-263
Week 12 French Baroque, German Baroque, Spanish Baroque - Presentations Watkin: Ch. 6 - pp. 266-308
Week 13 Quiz; Tulip Period and Turkish Baroque
Week 14 Holidays
Week 15 Presentations and Mock Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quizzes 2 20 1,2
Presentations and Study Assignments 1 10 4
Mid-Term Exam 1 30 5
Homework 1 10 3
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 In-Term Exam Study 4 6 24
Active Tutorials 1 14 14 Final Exam Study 12 2 24
Home Study 3 15 45 Exercises Study 6 2 12
        Total Workload Hours = 161
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 07/10/2019
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