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History & Theories of Architecture 1

  • Course Code :
    ARC 221
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

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Area of Study :

Student can be able to know the architectural styles of buildings and aesthetic proportions of art. 1- Identify the architectural styles and theories of previous civilizations 2- Learning architectural styles by drawing sheets 3- Studying the architectural theories used by the old architects

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History & Theories of Architecture 1

Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Classic Architecture (Greek, Roman), Early Christian, Byzantine.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Understand Environmental and Human aspects in Architecture.
2- Identify different Architectural History and Theories.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Define the Architectural and community problems.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Design virtual presentations and Write technical reports.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Present projects and data using different techniques (computer, manual…etc)

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History & Theories of Architecture 1

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Ancient Egyptian Architecture 4 4 _
Mesopotamian Architecture 2 2 _
Greek Architecture 4 4 _
Roman Architecture 4 4 _
Early Christian Architecture 2 2 _
Byzantine Architecture 2 2 _
Baroque Architecture 2 2 _
Rococo Architecture 4 4 _
Terminology and definitions 2 2 _

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History & Theories of Architecture 1

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures.
Research assignments.
Site Visits and field trips.
Information collection from different sources.

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Sir Banister Fletcher's a History of Architecture Banister Fletcher Butterworth-Heinemann

Course notes :

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Recommended books :

History of Architecture – Twfiqe Ahmed Abd El Gwad – Part 1 & 2

Periodicals :

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Web Sites :

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