ARCH217 History of Architecture II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
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ARCH217 History of Architecture II 3 3 6 Wed. 13:00-15:50 A, F1.24
Prerequisite ARCH102 It is a prerequisite to
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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.
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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.
Teaching Method Delivery Teaching Method Delivery Notes
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Overview of the course outline; Issues and Terms
Week 2 Formation of Islamic Architecture – From the Sasanians and Byzantines to the Umayyads. Reading Packet: :Hillenbrand, 11-37
Week 3 Abbasid Architecture, the Tulunid Dynasty in Egypt, and the Fatimids
Week 4 Site visit - Sarajevo Center:: Architecture of 15th-19th century :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 1250-1517 Reading Packet: Blair: 99-113
Week 7 From the Mamluks to the Ottomans Goodwin, Ottoman Architecture
Week 8 Mid-Term
Week 9 Early Renaissance - Brunelleschi and Alberti - Leonardo Da Vinci Kostof: 375-386, Kostof: Ch 17
Week 10 The Renaissance in Italy - Michelangelo Watkin: 189-139
Week 11 Baroque & Rococo Architecture – Italian & French Baroque, Bernini, Borromini Watkin: Ch.6 - pp. 240-263
Week 12 The Industrial Revolution & the Beaux Arts Style Selected Sources
Week 13 Art Nouveau & el Modernismo Catalan - Gaudi Web Links
Week 14 The Chicago School of Architecture - HH Richardson Selected Sources
Week 15 Review and Sketchbook
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam & Essay 1 30
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Readings 15
Participation 1 20
Mid-Term Exam & Presentation 1 20
Sketchbook 1 15
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Active Tutorials 2 12 24
Home Study 3 12 36 In-Term Exam Study 3 4 12
Final Exam Study 8 3 24 Other 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: 15/02/2021
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