Course detail

History of Architecture 5

FAST-AG025Acad. year: 2018/2019

Survey of the history of the 20th-century architecture ranging from the situation before the First World War to the 1960s. Rivalry and blending of the modernism and the traditionalism, the contribution of each of them from the points of view of the period propaganda and the present time. The outstanding personalities in the world and in the Czech lands.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gets the knowledge of the avantgardist architecture in the first half of the 20th century.
Student gets the knowledge of the traditionalist architecture in the first half of the 20th century.
Student gets the knowledge of the avantgardist architecture in Bohemia and Moravia.
Student gets the knowledge of the architecture of socialist realism.
Student gets the knowledge of the urban planning in the period 1900-1960.

Prerequisites

The subject connects with the knowledge of the preceding periods of the history of architecture – the Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Early Modern Age, the 19th-century architecture and Early Modernism.

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. Characteristics of the architecture of the 20th century
2. Frank Lloyd Wright
3. Avant-Garde in the Architecture of Italy
4. Avant-Garde in the Architecture of the Netherlands
5. Avant-Garde in the Russian Architecture
6. Bauhaus
7. Bohemian Architecture 1918-1939
8. Josef Gočár
9. Moravian Architecture 1918-1939
10. Traditionalism in the Architecture of Western Europe 1900-1945
11. Traditionalism in the Architecture of the USSR
12. Socialist Realism in Czechoslovakia
13. Louis Kahn

Aims

Knowledge of the history of architecture, the Neoclassicism and the Historism, the interwar Avant-Garde, the Czechoslovak Functionalism, the fifties and sixties, the postmodern architecture, the late 20th century architecture.

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 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Characteristics of the architecture of the 20th century
2. Frank Lloyd Wright
3. Avant-Garde in the Architecture of Italy
4. Avant-Garde in the Architecture of the Netherlands
5. Avant-Garde in the Russian Architecture
6. Bauhaus
7. Bohemian Architecture 1918-1939
8. Josef Gočár
9. Moravian Architecture 1918-1939
10. Traditionalism in the Architecture of Western Europe 1900-1945
11. Traditionalism in the Architecture of the USSR
12. Socialist Realism in Czechoslovakia
13. Louis Kahn