Theory of Space and History of Architecture III

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΧΩΡΟΥ - ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΙΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗΣ 3 / Theory of Space and History of Architecture III
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorThaleia Mantopoulou-Panagiotopoulou
Course ID280006756

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 224
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΥΘΘΧ1 Theory of Space and History of Architecture I
  • ΥΘΘΧ2 Theory of Space and History of Architecture II
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to: Understand the meaning of architecture and the built environment in general, as well as the meaning of space and its perception in different eras Expand their humanitarian education Understand and appreciate the monuments of the past, distant and most recent, and become aware of architectural heritage issues Understand the relationship between architecture and the visual and applied arts Practice observing and interpreting the bulit environment and improve their expressive skills in their artistic field Gain didactic and pedagogical competence Get to know and learn the architectural achievements from the Renaissance to the dawn of the twentieth century
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Early Renaissance in Florence. Brunelleschi and Alberti. 2. High Renaissance in Rome. Bramante. Late Renaissance and Mannerism. Μichellangelo and Palladio. 3. Renaissance beyond the Alps. France, Spain and England. The French Classicism. 4. The Baroque in Italy. 5. The 17th century in France. Baroque and Rococo in German speaking countries, England and Spain. 6. The return to Classicism in England and France. The Palladian revival and the archaeological Neoclassicism. Revolutionary/Visionary Neoclassicism. 7. Romanticism and the cult of sensibility. The Sublime and the Picturesque. The Gothic Revival. The English landscape garden. 8. The 19th century. International Neoclassicism. Germany, England, France and Russia. The Greek Revival in the USA. 9. The École des Beaux-Arts. Historicism and Eclecticism. Early and High Gothic Revival in England. 10. Architecture in Greece during the 19th century. Greek Neoclassicism. Neoclassicism, Historicism and Eclecticism in Thessaloniki. 11. The architecture of Technology. Iron and steel constructions. Bridges, factories, markets, railway stations. The International Exhibitions. 12. The Chicago School and the birth of the Skyscraper. 13. The Arts and Crafts movement. The revival of traditional architecture. The Art Nouveau.
Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, Historicism, Eklecticism, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Iror and steel structures
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Power-point presentations. Use of Blackboard.
Course Organization
Written assigments100.3
Artistic creation100.3
Student Assessment
Written examinations. Evaluation of homework (artistic presentaion of a 19th century monument of Thessaloniki)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γ. Λάββα, Επίτομη Ιστορία της Αρχιτεκτονικής, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2002. Δ. Φιλιππίδη, Νεοελληνική αρχιτεκτονική, Αθήνα, 1984.
Additional bibliography for study
J. Gympel (μετάφραση Α. Χατζηανδρέου), Ιστορία της Αρχιτεκτονικής. Από την αρχαιότητα έως σήμερα, εκδ. Κöneman, 2006, σ. 42-82. D. Watkin (μετάφραση Κ. Κουρεμένος), Ιστορία της Δυτικής Αρχιτεκτονικής, Αθήνα 2007, σ. 213-564. R. Furneau-Jordan (μετάφραση Δ. Ηλίας), Ιστορία της Αρχιτεκτονικής, Αθήνα, 1981, σ. 219-420. E. Gombrich (μετάφραση Λ. Κάσδαγλη), Το χρονικό της τέχνης, Αθήνα, 1998. Μ. Μπίρης, Μ. Καρδαμίτση-Αδάμη, Νεοκλασική αρχιτεκτονική στην Ελλάδα, Αθήνα,2001.
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