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2023/2024
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Development of Architecture

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
129DEAR Z 3 2P English
Garant předmětu:
Radomíra Sedláková
Lecturer:
Radomíra Sedláková
Tutor:
Radomíra Sedláková
Supervisor:
Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

Subject of lecture cycle is development of European architecture from Ancient architecture (Greece, Rome) through Middle ages, early christian, Romanesque and Gothique, to Renaissance and Baroque. Architecture in connection of social, economical, cultural and life style development, including technical and technological development.

Requirements:

prepare semestral work, essay comparing one building from Czech republic and one building from the native country of student;

to take active participation on lectures, to add buildings from country of student, more precisely from his home place (nevertheless village or town)

Syllabus of lectures:

•1. Why there is the Architecture? Beginnigs. Egyptian Architecture

•2. Greek Architecture – Minoan period = Architecture on island Crete, town-palaces; Architecture of myceanaen period = fortresses and communications, 5.-4.century = golden age of Architecture, three orders; types of buildings

•3. Roman Architecture - Etruscs periods = new organisation of town; Romans – excellent engineers; brick constructions and emplekton,

•4. Architecture in Roman provincies – new towns, differences according climate and materials, obligatory buildings

•5. Early Christian Architecture, Byzantinian Architecture – catacombs, first mausoleums, baptisteriums, churches – basilicas, influence of Constantinople

•6. Romanesque Architecture – development from the beginning, from small shrine to great pilgrim church, cross vault and tunnel vault

•7. Gothic Architecture – the first style not born in Italy; new features of constructions – pointed arch, flying buttress, rib vaults and moulding

•8. Rennaisance Architecture – back to Italy: new social situation, nobility from money and trade, back to antique(roman) tradition; early = Florence, High = Rome, Late = Veneto and out of Italy, differences in different countries

•9. Baroque Architecture – dynamism and theatre in architecture, illusion and visual effects in interiors, from Italy to the Word; countries of expressive baroque+ new territories under European influence

•10. Architecture of the 19th century – new materials, new constructions, new type sof buildings, industrial development; from stone and brick to steel and concrete

•11. Architecture of the 20th century – teh end of classical order Architecture, from art nouveau to functionalism, from individual architecture to prefab houses, aktive criticism of functionalism = postmodernism

•12. Relation of development of architecture and development of constructions

Syllabus of tutorials:

Subject has no special exercises. Discussion of architecture from given period is part of every lesson

Study Objective:

To understand relation between architecture and sociaty, to know main features of different architectural styles, to understand reasons of changes of styles...

Study materials:

(1) Sutton, Ian: Western Architecture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1999

(2) Watkin, David: A History Of Western Architecture, Lavrence King, London, 1986, 1996

(3) Forneaux Jordan, Robert: Western Architecture, Thames and Hudson, London, 1993

(4) Nuttgens Patrick: The Story of Architecture, Phaidon, London, 1983, 1993, 1995 ...

Note:
Further information:
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Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
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
roomTH:A-833

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
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
Wed
Thu
roomTH:A-833

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-18
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