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School of Engineering
BUILDING ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE
Course unit
HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
IN03108130, A.A. 2013/14

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2013/14

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
BUILDING ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE
IN0533, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2013/14
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge STEFANO ZAGGIA ICAR/18

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses ICAR/18 History of Architecture 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 120 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2013
End of activities 25/01/2014

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 2017 01/10/2017 15/03/2019 ZAGGIA STEFANO (Presidente)
SVALDUZ ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
GUARNERI CRISTIANO (Supplente)
GUIDARELLI GIANMARIO (Supplente)
8 2015 01/10/2015 30/11/2017 ZAGGIA STEFANO (Presidente)
GUIDARELLI GIANMARIO (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZI GIULIANA (Supplente)
SVALDUZ ELENA (Supplente)
7 2014 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 ZAGGIA STEFANO (Presidente)
GUIDARELLI GIANMARIO (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZI GIULIANA (Supplente)
SVALDUZ ELENA (Supplente)
6 2013/2014 01/10/2013 30/09/2014 ZAGGIA STEFANO (Presidente)
GUIDARELLI GIANMARIO (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZI GIULIANA (Supplente)
SVALDUZ ELENA (Supplente)
5 2012/2013 01/10/2012 15/03/2014 ZAGGIA STEFANO (Presidente)
SVALDUZ ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
GUIDARELLI GIANMARIO (Supplente)
MAZZI GIULIANA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide knowledge about the evolution of architectural forms and conceptions in history, a s well as adequate command of the technical terminology and architectural vocabulary, awareness of the methodological tools necessary for a historical interpretation of architecture, from the origins to late Baroque.
Examination methods: The final exam is oral
Assessment criteria: Evaluation criteria are oriented to establish the skills learned by the student, as well as the critical reading skills of architectural works.
Course unit contents: Summary of key themes:
- The origin of architecture; Greek architecture; Roman architecture; Early Christian and Byzantine architecture. Ancient cities: principles of organization and structures.
- The Middle Ages: from the Carolingian to the Romanesque; Gothic. Medieval city: principles of organization and structures.
- The Modern Age: Architecture of Humanism and the Renaissance; the High Renaissance: the Italian Cinquecento; the Renaissance in Europe. The city of the Renaissance.
- Baroque architecture (17th and 18th centuries): in Italy; in Europe; Baroque city planning.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course consists in: classroom lectures; seminars; conferences and site visits aimed to improve, owing to the direct analysis of the works, the student's historical and critical capacities.

It is expected to be produced by the students a paper in a way that will be indicated during the course.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The course materials will be available to students via the Moodle platform.
Further bibliographical suggestions will be provided during the lectures.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • D. Watkin, Storia dell'architettura occidentale. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2007. Cerca nel catalogo
  • A. Bruschi, Introduzione alla storia dell’architettura. Milano: Mondadori Università, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
  • D. Calabi, Storia della città. L'età moderna. Venezia: Marsilio, 2001. consigliato Cerca nel catalogo
  • I. Hyman, M. Trachtenberg, Architecture: from prehistory to postmodernity. New York: Prentice Hall, 2002. In lingua inglese, come alternativa al volume di D. Watkin. Cerca nel catalogo