- Department of Theory and History of Architecture
Lectures explaining the main streams of architecture development of the post-WW II period of the 20th century in Czechoslovakia and Central Europe with the emphasis on the issues of globalisation, contemporary societies and cities. The lectures are accompanied with excursions in Prague, Brno, Hradec Králové etc. Contents: From CIAM to Stalinism and back. Czech Architecture after the WWII German Architecture after the WWII. Finnish Architecture. Austrian Architecture. Alvar Aalto. Hans Scharoun. Socialist housing after WWII. Karel Hubáček and the SIAL group. Czech Architecture after 1989. Young generation in the Czech Republic.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1. From CIAM to Stalinism and back. 2. Czech Architecture after the WWII 1. 3. Czech Architecture after the WWII 2. 4. German Architecture after the WWII. 5. Finnish Architecture. 6.Austrian Architecture. 7. Alvar Aalto. 8. Hans Scharoun. 9. Socialist housing after WWII. 10. Karel Hubáček and the SIAL group. 11. Czech Architecture after 1989 I. 12. Czech Architecture after 1989 II. 13. Young generation in Czech Republic 1. 14. Young generation in Czech Republic 2.
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- Study materials:
1. Conards, Urlich: Programs and manifestos on 20th-century architecture, 1964, MIT Press, 1989. 2. Venturi, Robert: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, MOMA New York, 1966. 3. Venturi, Robert - Scott Brown, Denis - Izenhour, Steven: Learning from Las Vegas MIT Press, 1997. 4. Sola-Morales, Ignasi: Differences, topographies of contemporary architecture, MIT Press, 1997. 5. Czech architecture 1945-1995, OA 1995. 6. Koolhaas, Rem: Delirious New York, 1978, Te monacelli Press, 1994. 7. McLuhan, Marshall: Understanding media, 1964, Routledge London, 1994. 8. Present and Futures: Architecture in Cities, Barelona, 1996.
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- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: