Course handbook


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.

Availability2017 Course Timetables

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017


  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.


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.

Assessment items

Annotated Bibliography: Annotated bibliography

Essay: Essay

Journal: Illustrated weekly journal

Contact hours

Callaghan and Distance Education - Callaghan


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


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