Architecture and Dwelling: Home Culture

Course Code :1044FOWARC
Study domain:Architecture
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:21
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Els De Vos

3. Course contents *

Architecture and Home Culture

In this course we will investigate housing and home culture from several disciplines, including architectural theory, sociology, anthropology, material culture, social history, the history of technology, consumption studies, gender studies, housing policy and design history. The physical morphology of a house, the patterns of its use and the way the house is perceived and experienced, will be considered as being interrelated