HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE (DN)

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE (DN)

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Last update 09/05/2021 11:13
Code
90719
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
4 credits during the 2nd year of 9274 Product and nautical design (L-4) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/18
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Product and nautical design)
semester
2° 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

B. Zevi, Architettura della modernità, Roma 1997.

M. Spesso, Integralità dell'architettura, Genova 2019.

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Formalist, sociological and iconological methods. 

EXAMS

Exam description

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

Assessment methods

Quality level in achievement of present outcomes.