HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 1

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 1

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Code
81021
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
8 credits during the 1st year of 8694 Sciences of architecture (L-17) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/18
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Sciences of architecture)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

History of Architecture is an organised concept by a critical point of wiew of all design matters: buinding design, urban planning, landascape planning, technology, industrial design, restoration of monuments. It comtemplates social, economic and managing parameters too.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The study of architectural history includes religious architecture, landscape architecture, civil architecture, naval architecture, and military architecture – each offering insight into the role of history, culture, and geography in shaping the world around us. An understanding of Architecture’s history can help those in the field execute better.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Ability in philological analysis, historical investigation, critical synthesizing informations, autonomy in researching.

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge of general contemporary history according to UE secondary School standard

Teaching methods

Formalist, sociological and iconological methods. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

From Industrial Revolution to Post-Second War period (50/60 decades in XX c.). For complete contents see the two handbooks in bibliography.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

K. FRAMPTON, Storia dell’architettura moderna, Bologna 2008.

M. SPESSO, L’architettura italiana nel Movimento Moderno, Limena 2017.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: According to official directives about Covid 19: information and reservation by mail. Account: Marco.Spesso@unige.it

Exam Board

MARCO SPESSO (President)

GIANLUCA PORCILE

MARCO FOLIN

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Formalist, sociological and iconological methods. 

LESSONS START

As official DAD's calendar of first semester

EXAMS

Exam description

Written and oral exam. Written: open-endend questions; oral: discussion about answers

Assessment methods

Quality level in achievement of present outcomes.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/06/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
06/07/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
13/09/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale