Cankaya University – Department of Architecture

ARCH 311 - ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY IV

       2020-2021 FALL SEMESTER

       Instructor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Ceren Katipoğlu

       cerenk@cankaya.edu.tr

RULES FOR MIDTERM EXAM:

Dear Arch 311 Students,

The midterm exam assignment will be held on November 19, 2020, Thursday, between 10.00 and 10.40 am.

This assignment will constitute 45% of the total term grade.

The assignment sheet will be available via webonline at 10:00 am sharp on Thursday.

The deadline is at 10:40 on June 15, 2020.

You will be required to answer the questions with your hand writing on a white A4 size paper. PREPARE YOUR PAPERS BEFORE EXAM.

DON’T FORGET TO WRITE YOUR NAMES ON YOUR ANSWER SHEETS!

You will photograph or scan your answers and upload it on webonline until the deadline (10:40 - November 19, 2020).

The photographs and scans should have an adequate resolution.

Your hand-writing should be clear and legible.

GOOD LUCK!

ALL COURSES WILL BE CONDUCTED THROUGH 'ZOOM' PLATFORM AS ONLINE (SYNCHRONOUS) COURSES.

THE INVITATION FOR THE FIRST WEEK (01 October):

https://zoom.us/j/97575478369?pwd=ZnU3VGFVMklyd3RwMGsvUzRBUVgrUT09

Meeting ID: 975 7547 8369
Passcode: arc3110110

Please follow webonline/Arch 311 for the zoom invitations of the course for the following courses. 

 

Course Description:

Architectural History IV is the last one of four general survey courses that provides 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.

Attendance:

Attendance will be taken for each course hour. The instructor may take the attendance anytime during each course hour. Students have to be there in person and sign the attendance form. A student who is not there at the moment when the attendance is taken and does not sign the form in person cannot claim presence for that course hour. Students who did not attend at least 70% of attendances during the semester will receive an NA grade.

Grading:

There are two written exams being one Midterm Exam, one Final Exam and one presentation during the semester.

Mid-Term Exam: 45%; Presentation 10 %, Final Exam: 45%. Exam notes will be announced in http://arch311.cankaya.edu.tr

Schedule:

October 1 Introduction of the course

October 8 Ottoman Architecture in the 19th century

October 15 Colonialism, Orientalism and Occidentalism in Architecture

October 22 Turkish Architecture: Early Republican Period I: Ottoman Revivalism/National Architecture Renaissance

October 29 NO CLASS-National Holiday

November 5 Modernism in Turkey

November 12 Modernism in Turkey; 1930’s

November 19 MIDTERM EXAM (%45) 

November 26 Modernism in Turkey; Second National Architecture- Turkish House

December 3 Modernism in Turkey; 1950’s- International Style

December 10 Post Modernism in Turkey

December 17 Critical Regionalism

December 24 Contemporary Architecture in Turkey – Student Presentations (%10)

December 31 Contemporary Architecture in Turkey – Student Presentations (%10)

 
 
FINAL EXAM – date will be announced