COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Histories and Theories of Architecture II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 204
Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Understanding the development of the history of architecture from 1750 to the 1990s
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to explain mainstream movements of architecture in 19th and 20th Centuries.
  • Student will be able to explain important architects' works of 19th and 20th Centuries along with their theoretical basis.
  • Student will be able to explain the impact of the Industrial Revolution on architecture.
  • Students will be able to explain concepts like power, tradition, nature and gender in terms of their relation with the architecture of 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Student will be able to compare and contrast 19th and 20th century urban and city planning proposals.
Course Description History of architecture from 1750 to the 1990s

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction / What is Architectural Canon? J. Summerson, The Classical Language of Architecture, pp. 717.
2 The Enlightenment Architecture M. A. Laugier, An Essay on Architecture, pp. 714.
3 The 19th Century Nostalgia John Ruskin, excerpts from The Stones of Venice.
4 19. Yüzyıl Teknolojisi E. ViollettleDuc, The Architectural Theory of ViolletleDuc, pp. 115,116, 187, 192-3.
5 Skyscraper and Suburb Frank Lloyd Wright, “Organic Architecture” and “Young Architecture” from Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture, pp. 25, 124-125
6 Early 20th Century AvantGarde A. Sant’Elia and F.T. Marinetti, “Futurist Architecture,” from Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture, pp. 34-38.
7 The Werkbund, The Bauhaus and Mass Housing Hermann Muthesius and Henry van de Velde, “Werkbund Theses and Antitheses,” from Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture, pp. 28-31.
8 MidTerm
9 Public Holiday
10 Modernism 1: Le Corbusier Adolf Loos, “Ornament and Crime,” Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture, pp. 19-24.
11 Modernism 2: Mies, Loos, Aalto Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” and “Five Points” from Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture, pp. 5962, 99101.
12 Germany and Italy in the 1930s Albert Speer, “The Führer’s Buildings” (1936), pp. 72-77.
13 Post World War II Architecture Interview with Louis Kahn in Conversations with Architects, pp. 178-189.
14 After Modernism Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour, “Some Definitions Using the Comparative Method,” from Learning from Las Vegas, pp. 87-103.
15 Semester Review
16 Semester Review
Course Notes/Textbooks None
Suggested Readings/Materials Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.William Curtis, Modern Architecture since 1900, London: Phaidon Press, 2001HannoWalter Kruft, A History of Architectural Theory from Vitruvius to the Present, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1996.Ulrich Conrads, ed, Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture, Cambridge USA: The MIT Press, 1970.Izmir Architectural Guide, İzmir: İzmir Branch of Chamber of Architects of Turkey, 2005.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
14
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
35
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
17
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
1
Field Work
9
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
6
Final Exams
1
12
    Total
82

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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