Course: 20th Century Architecture II

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Course title 20th Century Architecture II
Course code KDT/049
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Each academic year
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Pavlíček Tomáš, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
The seminar gives an overview of modern architecture from the mid-19 century to the present day. It deals with changes in function, esthetics, and using materials in architecture over this period. Part of the course is as well development of urban planning as an important phenomenon of growing towns. The seminar is divided in the following four units: Historism in architecture of the late-19 century, eclecticism, reviving tendencies of secession architecture Architecture in the first half of 20th century, modernism, expressionism, cubism, functionalism, and Soviet (Russian) constructivism in architecture Architecture in the second half of 20th century, graphic modifications of functionalism, modern classicism, brutalism, organic architecture, and new technologies and constructions Postmodern architecture, architecture after modernism, historical quotations, emphasis on the graphic aspect of architecture
The gained capabilities constitute an encompassment and an aquirement of knowledge and experience in the given field of study, they result from a concrete annotation of the subject and are aimed at a profile´s fulfilment of the graduate of the given field of study.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of the previous study

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Benešová, M. Česká architektura v proměnách dvou století. SPN, Praha, 1984.
  • Frampton, Kenneth. Modern Architecture and Critical History. Thames and Hudson, 2000.
  • Haas, F. Architektura 20. století. SPN, Praha, 1980.
  • Halík, Pavel. Architektura, in: Dějiny umění XII. Balios.
  • Kol. autorů. Česká architektura. Obec architektů, Praha, 1995.
  • Lukeš, Z. Expresionismus v tvorbě architektů německé národnosti na českém území. In: Expresionismus 1905-1927, Praha. Praha, 1994.
  • Randáček, J. Liberecká architektura v letech 1895 - 1938, in: Umění XLVII,s. 528 - 534. 1999.
  • Staňková, J.; Pechar, J. Tisíciletý vývoj architektury. SNTL, Praha, 1972.
  • Švácha, R. Od moderny k funkcionalismu. Victoria Publishing, Praha, 1995.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Art and Design Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (A) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (A) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (A) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (A) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (A) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (B) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (A) Art and applied art 2 Summer