Arts and civilisations: architecture from the Renaissance to today

larke1554  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Arts and civilisations: architecture from the Renaissance to today
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
Introduction to European architectural movements from the Renaissance to the current movements, presented chronologically on the basis of the main architects and monuments. Relationship between architectural theory and practice. Stylistic/ornemental characteristics of the movements.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the course, students will be able to analyse, identify and recognise an architectural monument and to situate it in its context. They will know the chronology of the history of architecture in Modern Times and the Contemporary Period and its main representatives.
 
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Oral exam.
Bibliography
  • WATKIN, D.,  Histoire de l'architecture occidentale, Cologne, Könemann, 2000
  • SUTTON, I.,  L'architecture occidentale de la Grèce antique à nos jours, collection L'univers de l'art, 91, Paris, Thames and Hudson, 2001
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Engineering : Architecture

Minor in History of Art and Archeology

Minor in Culture and Creation

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology