Architecture, town and territory : morphologies

ltarc1241  2021-2022  Tournai

Architecture, town and territory : morphologies
3.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
  1. Morphological study of the material elements which make up built up agglomerations on different scales: typology of urban buildings and fabric, networks, public spaces and natural sites
  2. Studies of the way in which the components of built up agglomerations develop and mutate
  3. Introduction to theoretical reference points
Learning outcomes

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

1 Specific learning outcomes:
By the end of the course, students will be able to
  • describe and analyse the morphological features of built up agglomerations and understand their implications for living (domestic, collective, urban, etc.).
  • recognise and understand the morphological developments and mutations of built up agglomerations.
  • be familiar with some of the major theoretical reference points and develop critical thinking about them.
Contribution to the learning outcome reference framework:
Build knowledge of architecture
  • Be familiar with and analyse the basic references
  • Develop and make use of knowledge in the discipline
Place the action
  • Recognise, observe and describe the targeted environments and contexts
  • Analyse the environments and contexts according to various given methods and starting from various identified points of view
  • Formulate questions relating to the development of the context being studied to make working hypotheses
Make use of other subjects
  • Seek out other approaches, exchanges of views and ways of enhancing thinking about architecture
Make committed choices
  • Activate and develop an ethical sense through approaches to architecture
  • Develop awareness of the political meaning of the work of an architect and his/her responsibility towards society
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Architecture (Tournai)