|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||ICAR/18|
|SECTIONING||This unit is divided into 2 sections:|
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.
The course aims to critically analyze training and planning processes that are the basis of building construction, urban renewal, landscape planning and restoration of monumenti from the Industrial Revoltion's Age to the XXI century, with particular attention to the linguistic construction, the effects of ideological transmission, representation of patronage, management.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.
By the end of this course students will: know the general outline of the history of contemporary architecture; recognize, historically contextualize and critically evaluate the major architects and buildings from industrial Revolution to XXI century; know the formal and constructive aspects of the works considered, know how to connect architecture with other art and technical disciplines
Knowledge of general contemporary history and cultural outlines according to UE Triennal courses standards.
Lectures (by historical-critical, formalist, sociological and iconological methods), workshops and cooperative-working.
From Industrial Revolution to Post-Second War period (50/60 decades in XX c.). For complete contents see the two handbooks in bibliography.
N. Pevsner, I pionieri dell'architettura moderna, (1943) 1983 Milano.
MARCO SPESSO (President)
Last week of september
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