History and Theory in the Built Environment 3

10 Units

Examines the built environment through the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century period. The architectural theory and philosophy and their relationship to architectural practice and history within major themes will be examined.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)

Identify at least ten themes in architectural theory Describe the relationship between each theme and the built environment Articulate a theoretical agenda for a design Implement a theoretical design agenda in a creative manner


Theory and Practice Phenomenology, Critical Regionalism, Tectonics Semiotics: Structuralism and postmodernism Post-structuralism Feminism, Gender, the Body and Inhabitation Neomaterialism Posthumanism Urbanism Cyberspace, Cyber-bodies and Post-digital Production The Sublime Power

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition Not applicable
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge ARBE2203
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Precis of (3) lecture themes and associated readings
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Theory essay
Contact Hours
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: Bachelor of Design (Architecture) Bachelor of Industrial Design
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE3200

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