Architecture Theory

Course Code :1020FOWARC
Study domain:Architecture
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:42
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Lara Schrijver

3. Course contents *

The course Achitecture Theory consists of two main sections: 

Part 1 (8 lectures): 

1849-1956: Architectuur as mother of the arts

The development of architecture theory after the Classical treatises. A historical overview of teh development of architecture theory in relation to societal and cultural developments.

Part 2 (6 lectures): 

1956-today: Architecture as stepchild of the sciences

The development of postwar architecture theory. A historical overview of the central themes in theory and practice.