History and Theory in the Built Environment 1

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Be familiar with and gain an understanding of design developments and architectural discourse of pre-modern architecture.

2. Develop information literacy and academic writing skills.

Content

The course covers architecture from the dawn of civilisation, to pre-modernist 20th century architecture in various regions with emphasis on regional characteristics and cross-cultural influences.  The course supports students' development in information literacy and academic writing techniques.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in ARBE1104.

Assessment Items

Annotated Bibliography: Annotated bibliography

Essay: Essay

Journal: Illustrated weekly journal

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks