AR-671 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Aureli Pier Vittorio, Korbi Marson

Language: English

Remark: 04.-05.04.2023


Only this year


A PhD workshop and symposium on the issue of type and its use in the study, critique and practice of architecture.



type; typology; architecture history and theory; domestic space

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Knowledge of the history and theory of typology

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Understand different interpretations of type through concrete and theoretical case studies.



Martí Arís, Carlos. Variations of Identity: Type in Architecture. [English translation] 2021.

Moneo, Rafael. "On Typology" Oppositions 13 (1978): 23-45.

Quatremère de Quincy, Antoine. "Type" in Encyclopédie Méthodique, vol. 3, 1788.

Rossi, Aldo. The Architecture of the City. 1982.

Ressources en bibliothèque


In the programs

  • Number of places: 21
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: The Fifth Typology
  • Lecture: 16 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 6 Hour(s)

Reference week