FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

ARCH 204 | 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 Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
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
Suggested Readings/Materials
  • Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • William Curtis, Modern Architecture since 1900, London: Phaidon Press, 2001
  • Hanno-Walter 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
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
4
56
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
8
8
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
4
4
Final Exam
1
4
4
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to offer a professional level of architectural services.

2

To be able to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of design and construction.

X
3

To be able to understand methods to collaborate and coordinate with other disciplines in providing project delivery services.

 

4

To be able to understand, interpret, and evaluate methods, concepts, and theories in architecture emerging from both research and practice.

X
5

To be able to develop environmentally and socially responsible architectural strategies at multiple scales. 

X
6

To be able to develop a critical understanding of historical traditions, global culture and diversity in the production of the built environment.

X
7

To be able to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in construction materials, products, components, and assemblies based on their performance within building systems.

8

To be able to present architectural ideas and proposals in visual, written, and oral form through using contemporary computer-based information and communication technologies and media.

X
9

To be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and direct self-education skills for developing solutions to architectural problems and design execution.

X
10

To be able to take the initiative for continuous knowledge update and education as well as demonstrate a lifelong learning approach in the field of Architecture.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Architecture and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 

X

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

 


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