AR-481 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Patteeuw Véronique Ivonne M.

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This course proposes to investigate six strategies for architecture in the age of acceleration: Regionalism, Territoriality, Participation, Transformation, Commonality and Rationality. Anchoring these strategies in recent architectural history, it will explore their relevance for today's practice.

Content

Keywords

architectural theory

acceleration

postmodernity

environment

regionalism

territoriality

participation

transformation

commonality

rationality

crisis

climate

globalisation

capitalism

 

 

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

modernity

postmodernity

acceleration

environment

capitalism

anthropocene 

crisis

 

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Theorize
  • Argue
  • Anticipate
  • Structure
  • Analyze

Transversal skills

  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Write a literature review which assesses the state of the art.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.

Teaching methods

The course is composed of a lecture series with reading and discussion seminar. 

Expected student activities

Students are expected to attend to lectures, read the written material required for each lecture and actively participate. 

 

Assessment methods

Students will write an essay. The essay will be evaluated following the following criteria : content, argument, referencing, presentation.  

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Architecture in the age of acceleration
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Architecture in the age of acceleration
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
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