History and Theory of Architecture : Special questions

ltarc1345  2021-2022  Tournai

History and Theory of Architecture : Special questions
3.00 credits
30.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
This unit follows on from the knowledge and thinking from the preceding teaching units in this series.
Concentration on a key set of issues for the future of Western architecture
  • historical and theoretical situation given equal weight
  • use of analytical instruments : plans, cross-sections, elevation
  • a new issue for each session of the course
For example :
Statement 'Ornament is a crime' | statement 'Form follows function'.
Learning outcomes

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

1 The focus of this teaching unit  - understanding the link between writing and building ' involves a lengthy list of the mechanics of composition, from considered and speculative thinking procedures relevant to writing to the practical and architectural procedures relevant to building.
Specific learning outcomes:
By the end of this course, students are able to
  • find their way in an architectural field using a corpus formed of written and/or built knowledge.
  • make use of this corpus to support a reasoned and critical approach in the architectural field.
  • revert to the approach and the corpus formed in the architectural field.
Contribution to the learning outcome reference framework:
build knowledge of architecture
  • Be familiar with and analyse the basic references
  • Be able to use given references which, by analogy, can lead to other interpretations of the context
  • Develop and make use of knowledge in the discipline
Make use of other subjects
Make committed choices
  • Make links between different methodological and epistemological perspectives
Faculty or entity

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

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