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.

Availability2018 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2018

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2018

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