History and Theory in the Built Environment 2


Explores the built environment through the Twentieth Century period. Elements of architectural theories, manifestos, cultural literacy and self-reflection within major movements of the Twentieth Century will be explored.



  • Semester 2 - 2015

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. identify twentieth-century architecture in terms of periods, traits, principles, theories and philosophies

2. develop relevant frameworks for theorising practice

3. develop capacity for critical and reflexive thinking

4. develop tertiary level report writings skills


Futurism, Constructivism, Expressionism, High Modernism, Brutalism, Rationalism, Metabolism, Postmodernism, Regionalism, Late Modernism and Deconstruction in architecture.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) program.

Assumed Knowledge


Assessment Items

Presentation: Model and Presentation

Essay: Essay

Contact Hours

Callaghan and Distance Education - Callaghan


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Assessment/presentation - 4 hours in Week 9


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks