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History & Theories of Architecture 3

  • Course Code :
    ARC 321
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

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Area of Study :

The main aim of this course is to build the student's knowledge of the architectural styles and theories of the era of Islamic civilization

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History & Theories of Architecture 3

The study deals with different topics like history of each period, geology & climate, materials, construction systems, architectural character, Islamic decorations and analysis for examples. The periods are: Romanesque - Gothic - Fustat - Al Askar - Al Qatta’i - Fatimid Cairo - Ayyubid - Mamluk - Ottoman.

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History & Theories of Architecture 3

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Explain the famous and great buildings of the mentioned periods.
2- Explain the Ancient civilizations of the mentioned period
3- Explain the development of the historical architecture

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Deduce the effective factor elements for different historical architectures.
2- Analyze the relationship between civilization and architecture.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Sketch some elements of the styles of the historical Architecture

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- N/A

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History & Theories of Architecture 3

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Gothic 2 2
Fustat 2 2
Al Askar 2 2
Romanesque 2 2 _
Al Qatta’i 2 2
Fatimid Cairo 6 6
Ayyubid 2 2
Mamluk 8 8
Ottoman 4 4

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History & Theories of Architecture 3

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures.
Assignments.
Participation

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History & Theories of Architecture 3

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 30.00
Final examination 40.00
In Class Quizzes 20.00
Participation 10.00

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History & Theories of Architecture 3

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Islamic Architecture: Form, Function, and Meaning Robert Hillenbrand Columbia University Press
Sir Banister Fletcher's a History of Architecture Banister Fletcher Butterworth-Heinemann

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