Academic Catalog

ARCH613 CRITICAL THEORIES ON URBAN ARCHITECTURE

Course Code: 1200613
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Critical theories on urban space in terms of Marxist political economy. The changing characters of mode of production and their spatial implications, geographies to urban environments; the attitudes in modes of distribution, re-distribution, and consumption; the roles of urban spaces as political setting of spatial re-configurations; the future of urban spaces in relation to such themes as authority, discipline, and/or resistance.