History and Theory in the Built Environment 1

Course code ARBE1104Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Explores the built environment through pre-Modernist periods. The religious, cultural, social and political factors that underpin architectural styles and major building programs will be examined. Develops writing and information literacy skills.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesIdentify the major periods, traits, examples and figures associated with the history and theory of Western European architecture and its influence on regional practices. Develop information literacy and writing skills.
ContentEgyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque, Medieval, Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Rococo, 18th century, 19th century and non-Modernist 20th century architecture. Sections of the course will also look at how the Classical tradition has transferred to Australian architecture. Information literacy and academic writing techniques.
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Essay and Report
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE1104