Course: World Architecture of the 20th and 21st Century

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Course title World Architecture of the 20th and 21st Century
Course code KVV/SABQ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Horáček Martin, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The lecture is concentrated on the development of World Architecture from the time after the World War II until now. Emphasis is put on the theoretical thinking and on the types of theoretical arguments, which are characteristic for the main developing lines of architecture in this period. Lecture is not concentrated on the particular styles but rather on the contribution of the big inventive personalities. In this cycle of lecture, which is held for several semesters, is analysed the work of Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Louis Kahn, Luís Barragán, Robert Venturi, Aldo Rossi, Peter Eisenman, Steven Holl, Rem Koolhaas and Jacques Herzog-Pierre de Meuron.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture
  • Semestral Work - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 50 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The lecture is dedicated to the history of world architecture from the World War II until today. The emphasis is put mainly on the contribution of the big inventive personalities, it mainly analyses the work of Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Louis Kahn, Luís Barragán, Robert Venturi, Aldo Rossi, Peter Eisenman, Steven Holl, Rem Koolhaas and the team Herzog-de Meuron.
Basic orientation in the World and Czech architecture of 20th century.
Prerequisites
Subject is designated for students of Department of Art Education.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Verbal exam is based on the content of the submitted text.
Recommended literature
  • Banham, R. The New Brutalism. London 1966..
  • Frampton, K. Moderní architektura: kritické dějiny. 2006. .
  • Tichá, J. (ed.). Architektura na prahu informačního věku. Praha 2001..
  • Venturi, R. Složitost a protiklad v architektuře. Praha 2004..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (single-field) (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter