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Álvaro Siza: A Different Kind of Contextuality
What role has the Porto School of Architecture played in Alvaro Siza's career and what influence has Alvaro Siza had on the Portuguese lineage of architects?
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Evaluation Second year
Corbusier's Chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut
Select a quote and an architectural building that reflects it.
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Evaluation First year
Expressionism in architecture
Select one principle of 'Modern Architecture' formulated by an architectural historian/theorist including: Kenneth Frampton, Anthony Vidler, Alan Colquhoun, Sigfried Giedion, Reyner Banham, William Curtis or Manfredo Taf ...
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Analysis essay
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First year
Fijian Bure Kalou
What are the cultural, technological and site influences that critically-inform our understanding of [your selected building or building type or building complex]?
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Analysis essay Third year
Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank
Select one building or building project from those provided, and introduce that building through formulating FOUR questions and answering them.
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Evaluation First year
Jyväskylä University Campus
Select one building or building project from those provided, and introduce that building through formulating FOUR questions and answering them.
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Evaluation First year
Multiple domes and semidomes construction: lessons from Hagia Sophia
Select a world architecture topic within the chronological range of the course (premodern architecture) including topics from outside the mediterranean-centred world. The topic should explore themes around form, space, m ...
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Evaluation
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Third year
New Khmer Architecture: A Study of Modernist Cambodian Architecture
Write an essay on Pacific or South-east Asian architecture built between 1930 to 2008.
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Analysis essay Third year
Reconstruction of Knossos
A research essay about a particular topic covered in the course, in this case the ancient Greek site of Knossos, with specific emphasis on its controversial reconstruction.
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Analysis essay Third year
Roman Concrete: History, Composition, and Construction
A research assignment on an essay topic of own choice within the broad subject area of the course (pre-modern architecture and urbanism). The essay focused on Roman concrete: its history, composition and use in construct ...
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Explanation Third year
Sarsen stones at Stonehenge III
The research assignment required an essay topic of my own choice within the broad subject area of Pre-modern architecture and urbanism. The essay required scholarly sources and the careful organisation of material both t ...
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Analysis essay Third year
Scottish Parliament Building
Briefly outline the key ideas underlying the design of your building. Explain why this building and its underlying ideas are significant in the history of contemporary architecture.
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism Evaluation
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