FAST-AG019Acad. year: 2020/2021
Survey and analysis of the architectural vocabulary and grammar, emphasizing psychological and aesthetical aspects. Comparison and assessment of examples from the Antiquity to the present.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Student will manage the goal of the subject, i.e. grasp of the architectonic composition, basic composition categories, structure, tectonics and stereotomy, colour and materials, interior and exterior.
The subject is based on some partial knowledge of the introductory architectonic subjects and it applies the knowledge of the historiography of architecture.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Architectonic composition, basic categories
2. Perception of shapes, optical illusions
3. Focus, point, line, geometrical forms
4. Tectonics and stereotomy
6. Symmetry and asymmetry
7. Contrast and nuance
8. Metrum and rhythm
12. Discussion about selected examples 1
13. Discussion about selected examples 2
Grasp of the architectonic composition, basic composition categories, structure, tectonics and stereotomy, colour and materials, interior and exterior.
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.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer