ARCH 311 Architectural History IV (3-0) 3                                                                     2017-2018 Fall Semester 

Instructor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Ceren KATİPOĞLU (


Course Description:

Architectural History IV is the last one of four general survey courses that provide students with a critical understanding of architectural developments and cross-cultural relations. This course covers art and architecture of the 20th and 21th centuries as exemplified especially in Turkey. Steady and rapid changes, similar and contrasting ideas and their reflections in art & and architecture will be discussed in the course.


Course Objectives:

This course aims to examine how the similar and contrasting ideas are reflected in art & architecture. Weekly lectures are not thought as closed entities but as complementing each other. Besides providing students with general architectural and cultural knowledge and enabling them to exercise critical thinking, this course also supplements design studios through investigating cause and effect relationship in historical cases.