AR-450 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Stierli Martino

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This course will introduce students to the concept of montage as a new paradigm for the perception, experience, and representation of urban and architectural space in modernity. Pursuing an interdisciplinary approach, the class will discuss major figures and episodes of 20th century architecture.

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply in a critical and knowledgeable manner the key concepts developed during the course.
  • Understand modern architecture's interdisciplinary relationship to related fields such as visual art, photography, film, and literature.
  • Develop and understand the key tools of architectural representation in modernity and how they relate to the digital age.

Expected student activities

Personal work during the semester, reading of essential texts, personal study of specific themes of interest, and the writing of three short essays of one to two pages each that respond to specific issues or topics addressed in the class or in the recommended reading.

Assessment methods

The main objective of the course is to give students fluidity in key concepts of the conceptualization and representation of space in modernity. The class will also introduce students to an interdisciplinary understanding of modern architecture. Therefore, the evaluation will be based on the students' ability to relate to the themes and issues discussed in an independent, critical and engaging way.

80% Quality of the three short essays to be submitted in terms of relevance to subject matter and ability to articulate original and independent thoughts based on the historical case studies and/or theoretical concepts introduced

20 % Clear oral articulation during the semester.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Montage and the metropolis
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Montage and the metropolis
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
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