History and Theory in the Built Environment 3

Description

Examines the built environment through the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century period. The architectural theory and philosophy and their relationship to architectural practice and history within major themes will be examined.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify ten themes in architectural theory

2. Describe the relationship between each theme and the built environment

3. Articulate a theoretical agenda for a design

4. Implement a theoretical design agenda in a creative manner through written discourse

Content

  • Theory and Practice
  • Phenomenology, Critical Regionalism, Tectonics
  • Semiotics: Structuralism and postmodernism
  • Post-structuralism
  • Feminism, Gender, the Body and Inhabitation
  • Neomaterialism
  • Posthumanism
  • Urbanism
  • Cyberspace, Cyber-bodies and Post-digital Production
  • The Sublime
  • Power

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design (Architecture), Bachelor of Industrial Design, Master Architecture (PG entry) programs

Assumed Knowledge

ARBE2203

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Critical Review - Precis of (3) lecture themes and associated readings

Written Assignment: Theory Essay

Contact Hours

Callaghan and Distance Education - Callaghan

Lecture

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

Tutorial

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