AR2007 : History of Architecture and City IV

General Resources

Course Booklet.doc / Course Booklet.pdf

DF Trip map / List of desired places to visit

Term project List and Presentation Schedule

Past Student Presentations

Grading and Marks

List of videos on 1. The world we live in, 2. History of Architecture


Course Content and Assignments

Week 1  – Ways to Modernism

 Make teams and submit project information

Week 2 –  Chicago and FLW

Week 3 –  Structural Rationalism

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

Out of class meetings with your instructor. (Progress check for Student Presentations)

Phase 1: Student Presentations (Pecha Kucha 1)


 

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

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

Week 10 – Global Forces and Regional Contexts: Modernism, Vernacular Traditions,
and the Rise of Idea of Sustainability

Week 11 –  Non-western Architects and Western Traditions

Out of class meetings with your instructor. (Progress check for Student Presentations) – Email your presentations beforehand.

Phase 2: Presentations (Pecha Kucha 2)


 

TRIP TO DF!  – Modern architecture in Mexico and Latin America (no readings if going)

Readings for non participants – Modern architecture in Mexico and Latin America

Sign up for Phase 3 (new)

Week 12 – Complexity and Contradiction:
New Views on the Past, the Present, Preservation, and Adaptation

Week 13 – Rem Koolhaas, newyork 5 + Deconstructivism + New Directions


 

Feedback to date on Project 

Phase 2: Building Research and Project Presentation (10%) 

Phase 3 : Conception / Development (10%)

Phase 4 – Presentation Design and Presentation (20%) – Final Presentation with External Jury – EXPO EDA