Course detail

History of Architecture 4

FAST-AG024Acad. year: 2020/2021

A survey of the history of Western architecture from the 1750s to the turn of the 20th century. Characteristics of the style movements from the Rococo to the Early Modernism. Buildings and theory of the key figures with the emphasis on the Middle-European milieu (L. Klenze, K. F. Schinkel, G. Semper, Viollet-le-Duc, O. Wagner), the beginnings of the industrial architecture, and the reform movements (Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau).

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will manage the goal of the subject, i.e. knowledge of the history of architecture, the Industrial Revolution and architecture, the Classicism and the Empire style in the foreign countries, the Classicism and the Empire Style in the Bohemian lands, the beginning of the Modern Movement, Art Nouveau, the architecture of the individualistic Modernism.

Prerequisites

The subject connects with the history of the ancient architecture, architecture of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age.

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. Stylistic Pluralism in the Architecture of the 18th Century, the Picturesque Garden
2. Architecture of the First Half of the 19th Century in England and France
3. Architecture of the First Half of the 19th Century in Germany (L. Klenze, K. F. Schinkel)
4. Architecture of the First Half of the 19th Century in Austria, Bohemia and Moravia
5. Architecture of the Second Half of the 19th Century in England and France
6. Architecture of the Second Half of the 19th Century in Germany
7. Architecture of the Second Half of the 19th Century in Austria, Bohemia and Moravia
8. Roots of the Modernism: Victorian Engineering, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts
9. European Art Nouveau (V. Horta, A. Gaudí, O. Wagner and others)
10. Art Nouveau in Bohemia and Moravia (J. Fanta, D. Jurkovič, J. Kotěra and others)
11. Forerunners of the Modernism in the USA, the Chicago School
12. Architecture of the Early Modernism
13. Early Modernism in Bohemia and Moravia

Aims

Knowledge of the history of architecture, the Industrial Revolution and architecture, the Classicism and the Empire style in the foreign countries, the Classicism and the Empire Style in the Bohemian lands, the beginning of the Modern Movement, Art Nouveau, the architecture of the individualistic Modernism.

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