History and Theory in the Built Environment 3

Course code ARBE3200Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

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.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesIdentify at least ten themes in architectural theory
Describe the relationship between each theme and the built environment
Articulate a theoretical agenda for a design
Implement a theoretical design agenda in a creative manner
ContentTheory 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
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE2203
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsPrecis of (3) lecture themes and associated readings
Essays / Written AssignmentsTheory essay
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Design (Architecture) Bachelor of Industrial Design
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE3200