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Course detail

History of Architecture I

Course unit code: FA-DR1
Academic year: 2010/2011
Type of course unit: compulsory
Level of course unit: Bachelor's (1st cycle)
Year of study: 1
Semester: winter
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Knowledge of the history of the architecture of Antiquity.
Mode of delivery:
90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning
It is assumed background knowledge from articles history, philosophy, to the extent of secondary school. Further broad survey in subjects history art and history architecture.
Not applicable.
Recommended optional programme components:
Not applicable.
Course contents (annotation):
Th introduction into the history of architecture is conceived as inspiration stimulating the creative process of architectural design. The subject's aim is to define the fundamental terms of the history of architecture, with emphasis being put on the significance and present potential of making use of the history of architecture. Attention is paid to the knowledge of the oldest structures, materials, social circumstances and development conditions of architecture which is then presented by examples from the respective historical periods.
Recommended or required reading:
M. Major : Geschichte der architektur I (DE)
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Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:
Drawing preparation and oral examination.
Language of instruction:
Work placements:
Not applicable.
Course curriculum:
Introduction to memories architecture primeval ages, megalithic construction
Introduction to ancient cultures, Egypt, accidence and construction
Ancient Egypt sights 1
Ancient Egypt sights 2
Mykeny, Troja, Crete
Architecture antique Greece introduction, story
Accidence, construction, material
Greece sights
Greece sights
Etruskove and infancy antique Rima
Rome antiquity
Rome antiquity
Rome antiquity
Purposes studies history architecture I lead to assumption knowledge history architecture period antiquity, with consideration on evolutionary patterns architecture and companies. Further knowledge materials, construction and accidence antiquity.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:
Not applicable.

Type of course unit:

Lecture: 26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer: doc. Ing. arch. Jan Hrubý, CSc.

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