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ARC2402

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Diego Ramirez-Lovering

Synopsis

This unit introduces the history and theory of 19th and 20th century Australian and international architecture. The subject will also develop methods for the written, discursive and visual analysis of buildings including site visits, analytical case studies and other forms of analysis. In addition to the theoretical and historical contexts of the buildings studied the subject will investigate their contribution to architectural design.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will have developed:

  1. Knowledge of the history and theory of 19th and 20th century Australian and international architecture.
  2. Knowledge of the varied contexts of 19th and 20th century Australian and international architecture.
  3. Ability to demonstrate familiarity the techniques applicable to the visual analysis of architecture.
  4. An understanding of the selected buildings' contribution to architectural design.
  5. Understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.

Assessment

The Analytical Project, Essay and Visual Test will together form 100% of the assessment.

Chief examiner(s)

Karen Burns

Contact hours

3 contact hours per week or equivalent

Prerequisites

Must have passed ARC2401