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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Theory of Architecture and Esthetics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
555TA1 KZ 2 1P+1C
Lecturer:
Martina Sedláková
Tutor:
Martina Sedláková, Jana Tichá
Supervisor:
Department of Theory and History of Architecture
Synopsis:

The aim of the course is to introduce to the theory of architecture. The key concepts of 20th century and contemporary architecture and their interpretation are emphasized in a wider cultural context. The relationship between architectural discourse and architectural creation is taken into account. The starting point is the theory of modernity, but the course is focused on the theory of architecture of the second half of the 20th century which has been influenced by structuralism, semiotics, phenomenology and poststructuralism. Also the contemporary approaches, reflecting the shift in new technological possibilities in architecture and society, are included. In connection with the architectural themes, the students are also acquainted with the key concepts of aesthetics, which are relevant to the architectural discourse.

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Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomT9:448
Sedláková M.
Tichá J.

10:45–11:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Seminární místnost
roomT9:448

11:30–12:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Seminární místnost
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
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