Course detail

Architectonic Composition

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.

Prerequisites

The subject is based on some partial knowledge of the introductory architectonic subjects and it applies the knowledge of the historiography of architecture.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Architectonic composition, basic categories
2. Perception of shapes, optical illusions
3. Focus, point, line, geometrical forms
4. Tectonics and stereotomy
5. Space
6. Symmetry and asymmetry
7. Contrast and nuance
8. Metrum and rhythm
9. Modul
10. Proportion
11. Scale
12. Discussion about selected examples 1
13. Discussion about selected examples 2

Aims

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.

Classification of course in study plans

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

    branch APS , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer