From the Battle of the Styles to High Modernism: the Making of the Modern Movement in Architecture 1890-1941
This course, which is divided into four chronological sections, provides an introduction to the development of Modern Architecture during the 20th century by focusing on the reading of number of key buildings and texts and the relationship between them. It encompasses some of the most recognisable and often controversial schools of modern architecture, including the Arts and Crafts movement, Art Nouveau and Bauhaus, and offers a unique insight into the evolution of the modern built environment.
Final Essay (2,500 – 3,000 words): 50%
Final Exam: 50%
Seminar Hours: 8 x 1 hour 15 minutes (total 10 hours)
Lecture Hours: 12 x 1 hour 15 minutes (total 15 hours)