Initation Culture

Course Code :1042FOWARC
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)Patrick Viaene

3. Course contents *

This course deals with Western cultural history, from the Enlightenment up untill the present. Special attention is given to art and architecture, and the connection between both. The interrelatedness of the sociopolitical, scientific, technological and cultural evolutions are discussed. It thus becomes clear that art and architecture never develop from a tabula rasa, but are always the products of specific historical circumstances. On a basic level, the students are also introduced to dealing with scholarly sources and texts autonomously.