SPECIALIZATIONS, INSIGHTS, EXPERIMENTATIONS: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE -SPECIAL ISSUES (ANTIQUITY TO 19th CENTURY AD)

Course Information
TitleΕΞΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΕΙΣ. ΕΜΒΑΘΥΝΣΕΙΣ, ΠΕΙΡΑΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΙ: ΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΙΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗΣ (ΑΡΧΑΙΟΤΗΤΑ- 19ος ΑΙΩΝΑΣ) / SPECIALIZATIONS, INSIGHTS, EXPERIMENTATIONS: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE -SPECIAL ISSUES (ANTIQUITY TO 19th CENTURY AD)
Code08ET10
FacultyEngineering
SchoolArchitecture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000517

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Architecture

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
600144963
DeletedYes
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students of the course are expected to - develo their personal research practices on subjects that are not approached in basic courses of History of Architecture - approach and critically analyse the architectural creation within the wider political, social and cultural context of each period - enrich their theoretical background and methodological tools in the field of Documentation and Restoration of monuments - gain an insight of the contribution of History of Architecture in providing to young architects spiritual and aesthetic values, critical approach to historical memory and a comprehensive humanistic education
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course focuses on certain aspects of religious, civil and military architecture of the wider Greek area, from Ancient Times to 19th century AD, which will be presented by the teaching staff and invited lecturers. Some of the subjects of the class, for the spring semester of 2018-19, are: - Ancient and Medieval military architecture, Renaissance and modern fortifications - The Eptapyrgion Fortress, Thessaloniki - The architecture of Macedonian Tombs - Selected issues on Byzantine church architecture - Adrianopolis, the evolution of an Ottoman capital - Water supply in ancient an byzantine cities: the case of Thessaloniki etc.
Keywords
Seminar, History of Architecture, History of Building types, Building Technology, Architecture of the Ancient World, Medieval Architecture, Town planning in the pre-modern world
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Seminars130.5
Reading Assigment481.9
Tutorial90.4
Written assigments481.9
Exams60.2
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
The character of the course is that of a seminar-type approach; students are encouraged to put through their personal research and prepare an essay (ca. 2500 words) on a subject of their choice, following the standards of a 15-minute conference paper. The papers will be presented in class in the end of the semester and the rating of each student will be done on the basis of the essay
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Brief report on the state of art and main sources of the research
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Λόγω του ειδικού χαρακτήρα του μαθήματος δεν ορίζονται διδακτικά συγγράμματα. Η βιβλιογραφική έρευνα αποτελεί σημαντικό μέρος της εκπαιδευτικής διαδικασίας και θα πραγματοποιηθεί από τους συμμετέχοντες στο μάθημα με την καθοδήγηση των διδασκόντων Bibliographic research is an essential part of teaching process. Students will search for general information and specific sources for their essay under teachers' tutoring
Additional bibliography for study
Όπως παραπάνω See above
Last Update
15-07-2019