ELECTIVE MODULE: POST- BYZANTINE & VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE IN THE HISTORICAL GREEK AREA (16th- 19th CENTURIES)

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΛΟΓΕΣ: ΜΕΤΑΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΙΑΚΗ ΑΡΧΙΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ ΣΤΟΝ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΚΟ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ ΧΩΡΟ (16ος- 19ος ΑΙΩΝΑΣ) / ELECTIVE MODULE: POST- BYZANTINE & VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE IN THE HISTORICAL GREEK AREA (16th- 19th CENTURIES)
Code08TH11
FacultyEngineering
SchoolArchitecture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20002518

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Architecture

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses953

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600060855
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
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Learning Outcomes
Attending this course, students are expected to - critically approach the theory of the origins and evolution of architectural archetypes and basic forms - follow the historical evolution of greek residence, its diachronic character, its origins in the Ancient and Byzantine Times and its links to the Balkan and East Meditteranean constructional tradition - enrich their knowledge and creativity in the field of architectural design, on the basis of general principles that vernacular architecture can teach
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theoretical approach to the origin of architectural forms. Archetypes and evolution from circular to square plan. Greek dwelling in Antiquity and through Byzantine and the Ottoman period; post-byzantine and vernacular architecture of 16th-19th centuries in Mainland Greece and the Aegean World, in the context of the Balkan and East Mediterranean area. Typological and constructional analysis, building materials (stone, wood, mud etc.), comparative analysis and interpretation of forms. Character and use of the “hayatt” (sheltered balcony) and the “shachnissi” (closed projection). Origins and symbolisms in the interior space of the residence
Keywords
Post-Byzantine Architecture, Greek Vernacular Architecture, Archetypes, Habitat, Typology
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures230.9
Fieldwork150.6
Reading Assigment120.5
Written assigments220.9
Other / Others30.1
Total753
Student Assessment
Description
Students are asked to prepare an essay (brief Paper of 2500-3500 words) on one of the subjects of the course (analysis and documentation of an old settlement, typology of vernacular dwelling in a specific town or village, local construction methods and terminology etc.) which they will present in class in the end of the semester. Rating is based on the quality of original material, completeness of bibliographic research and documentation and the accuracy of the concise presentation in class
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Οικονόμου Ε. Κωσταντίνος, Αστική και Λαϊκή κατοικία στην ελληνική παράδοση, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2012 Παπαϊωάννου Κωνσταντίνος, Το Ελληνικό Παραδοσιακό Σπίτι, Εκδόσεις ΕΜΠ, Αθήνα 2003
Additional bibliography for study
Κατάλογος καταχωρημένος στην πλατφόρμα e-learning
Last Update
13-02-2017