Course detail

History of Architecture 2

FAST-AG022Acad. year: 2018/2019

Knowledge of the Middle Ages architecture, from the ancient Christians, over the Byzantine and Islamic architecture, the Pre-Romanesque architecture, the Old Slavonic architecture, the European and the Czech Romanesque and Gothic architecture to the most outstanding Middle Ages building complexes; development of the art of construction in relation to the social and economic background and the stage of technological development.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will know Pre-Romanesque architecture.
Student will know Romanesque architecture.
Student will know Gothic architecture.
Student will know principles of medieval urbanism.
Student will know medieval architectural styles and technologies.

Prerequisites

The subject connects with the history of the Antiquity, partially applying the knowledge of the building construction subjects.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Informations are given through lectures and presentations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Student will pass an exam in the form of a written test.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Architecture of the ancient Christians of the Eastern and Western Empires
2. Byzantine architecture, the Islamic architecture
3. Pre-Romanesque architecture from 6th to 10th century in the territory of France and Germany
4. Art of construction of the Great Moravian Slavs
5. Romanesque architecture – cultural and social background, technology, space, set of architectonic elements
6. Romanesque architecture – Italy, France, Germany
7. Romanesque architecture – Bohemia and Moravia
8. Gothic architecture – cultural and social background, technology, space, set of architectonic elements
9. Gothic architecture – France, England
10. Gothic architecture – Germany, Italy
11. Gothic architecture – Bohemia and Moravia I.
12. Gothic architecture - Bohemia and Moravia II.
13. The most outstanding Middle Ages building complexes in Bohemia and foreign countries.

Aims

Knowledge of the history of architecture, the ancient Christians, the Byzantine and Islamic architecture, the Pre-Romanesque architecture, the Romanesque architecture, the Gothic in foreign countries, the Gothic in the Czech lands.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-APS (N) Bachelor's

    branch APS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Architecture of the ancient Christians of the Eastern and Western Empires
2. Byzantine architecture, the Islamic architecture
3. Pre-Romanesque architecture from 6th to 10th century in the territory of France and Germany
4. Art of construction of the Great Moravian Slavs
5. Romanesque architecture – cultural and social background, technology, space, set of architectonic elements
6. Romanesque architecture – Italy, France, Germany
7. Romanesque architecture – Bohemia and Moravia
8. Gothic architecture – cultural and social background, technology, space, set of architectonic elements
9. Gothic architecture – France, England
10. Gothic architecture – Germany, Italy
11. Gothic architecture – Bohemia and Moravia I.
12. Gothic architecture - Bohemia and Moravia II.
13. The most outstanding Middle Ages building complexes in Bohemia and foreign countries.