History of Architecture 6

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The course gives an overview of the architecture in the 20-21st centuries. The classes follow chronology with focusing on the works of some great architects: Modernism and Modern Movement. Architecture between the two world wars – De Stijl, Bauhaus, Russian Constructivism, Less is more – Architecture of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Toward a New Architecture – Architecture of Le Corbusier. The Nordic Classicist Tradition – Architecture of E. G.
Asplund and S. Lewerentz. Alvar Aalto and the modern Finnish architecture. In the second part the course picks up
some relevant architectural trends: New Empiricism, New Humanism, New Brutalism and the Team X, the way from
large housing estates to architecture without architects. Unfolding post-modern architecture, participation and the
Las Vegas strip, Colin Rowe’s studio, Critical Regionalism. The third part concentrates on timely problems: new
materials or the multi-sensorial experience of space and surface, Rem Koolhaas’s Dirty Realism, new technology
and digital perception, architecture of seduction.

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Duration

42 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Architecture

Department

Department of History of Architecture and Monument Preservation

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