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2023/2024

History of Architecture 3

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
129DA03 ZK 4 2P Czech
Garant předmětu:
Josef Záruba Pfeffermann
Lecturer:
Lenka Popelová, Radomíra Sedláková, Petr Urlich
Tutor:
Petr Urlich
Supervisor:
Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

The subject deals with architecture from classicism to postmodernism. Each development stage is presented in a wider social context with an emphasis on understanding the theoretical basis of the given concepts. Emphasis is placed on understanding the main formal features of individual styles and directions, typological and structural development, the application of which is expected in future architectural practice. The subject also touches on the development of urbanism.

Requirements:

exam from DA1 and DA2

Syllabus of lectures:

List of lectures

1 Introduction – brief overview and introduction of basic concepts, chronology

2 19th century – introduction, theory, basic division. Classicism

3 Typologies and historicisms in 19th century architecture

4 Industrial Revolution. The advent of modern constructions (from cast iron to reinforced concrete).

5 The birth of modern urbanism – from a social utopia to major reconstructions and the emergence of a metropolis

6 The Arts and Crafts movement and architecture

7 Art nouveau, Modern Style, Jugendstil and Art Nouveau

8 Avant-garde movement and architecture in the first half of the 20th century – Futurism, Cubism and Expressionism

9 Avant-gardes and architecture – Russian constructivism,

neoplasticism, Bauhaus and events in our country.

10 Le Corbusier – purism and further development. From functionalism to international style

11 Introduction to post-war development – reaction to international style. New brutalism, mechanism, the advent of high-tech, the utopia of the 60s

12 Introduction to postmodernism. Exam information

Syllabus of tutorials:

the subject has no workshops

Study Objective:

A basic overview of the great works of the past. Development of historical awareness of the development in the field and its relevance for our times

Study materials:

Sharp, D.: Twentieth Century Architecture. A Visual History. Lund Humpries, 1991.

Amsoneit, W. : Contemporary European Architects. . Taschen – Slovart 1996 (TASCHEN) and other books on 19. and 20. cent. architecture by TASCHEN

Frampton: Modern architecture. Critical History, Oxford University Press, 1980

William Curtis: Modern Architecture since 1900, J. R Publication 1996

Šlapeta: Czech Functionalism 1918-1938. AA London 1987

Hal Foster, The Art-architecture Complex. London: Verso, 2011

Note:
Further information:
https://k129.cz/predmety-bakalarskeho-studia/129de3/
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
Tue
Wed
roomTH:C-202

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
C202
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-18
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