Week 9 – Postwar Challenges: Architecture between the Atom and the Universe

 Lecture slides Week 9 – Oct 8 – Postwar Challenges: Architecture between the Atom and the Universe  Lecture slides are based on the course textbook by Frampton, K. (1992). Modern architecture: A critical history (3rd ed.). London: Thames and Hudson. (Image selection  : Prof. John Stuart) Suggested Readings  Richard Buckminster Fuller, “4D Time Lock (1929),” In William W. […]

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Week 8 – Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe before World War II

 Lecture slides   Week 8 – Oct 1 – Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe before World War II (Image selection  : Prof. John Stuart) Lecture slides are based on the course textbook by Frampton, K. (1992). Modern architecture: A critical history (3rd ed.). London: Thames and Hudson. Suggested Readings Le Corbusier, “Engineer’s Aesthetic and Architecture […]

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Out of class, one to one discussions on Student Presentations (Progress check)

After looking at your coursebooklet once more, you can meet your instructor one on one in the library (Room 1, Learning commons) For your Presentation coming up, it is a good opportunity to review the following Gathered content and further required content Philosophical understanding of the architects approach to design Personal opinion on the architect […]

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Week 4 – Toward a New Objectivity: The Northern European Experience

 Lecture slides Week 4 – Toward a New Objectivity: The Northern European Experience  (Image selection  : Prof. John Stuart) Lecture slides are based on the course textbook by Frampton, K. (1992). Modern architecture: A critical history (3rd ed.). London: Thames and Hudson. Suggested Readings  Hilde Heynen, Architecture and Modernity: A Critique, (Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 1999), pp. […]

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Week 3 – Structural Rationalism

 Lecture slides Week 3 – Structural Rationalism  (Image selection  : Prof. John Stuart) Suggested Readings  Read Pages 51-100 (Chapter XII)  of Le-Duc, V., Bucknall, B., & Emmanel, E. (1877). Lecture XII, on the construction of buildings, Masonry (continued), Methods of execution, simultaneous employment of stone brick and Iron – Economy in the outlay. In Lectures on architecture (1st […]

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