History of Architecture 5
FAST-AG025Acad. year: 2020/2021
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 will manage the goal of the subject, i.e. 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.
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.
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Recommended or required reading
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Language of instruction
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
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
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.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
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