Available in 2017, 2018

Course handbook


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.

Availability2017 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

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

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

Exhibition / Poster: Graphic Analysis

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