AR-502 / 3 credits

Teacher: Aureli Pier Vittorio

Language: English


Summary

The course is part of a three-year trajectory dedicated to a comprehensive history of domestic space and its relationship with urban form. This year the course will be devoted to the origins of domestic space, from hunter-gatherer forms of life to the rise of private property.

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interpret in a critical manner the concepts developed during the course
  • Argue the relations between domestic space, gender and class relationships
  • Develop a reflection on the relationship between historical conditions and architecture

Expected student activities

Personal work during the semester, reading of texts, personal study of a theme to be concretized into a paper of approximately 3.000 words.

 

Assessment methods

The main goal of the course is to encourage students to read as much as they can. Therefore, the main factor in the evaluation will be the student's capacity to assemble and read a relevant body of texts.

40% Specificity of the theme and reading relevant bibliography

40% Writing of the paper, especially referencing and footnoting

20% Clear oral exposition

 

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: The origins of domestic space
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: The origins of domestic space
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9   PO01 
9-10    
10-11    
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 8h - 12h: Lecture PO01