Academic Catalog

AH521 THEMES ON ANCIENT DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE

Course Code: 8010521
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: History Of Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. LALE ZGENEL
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This seminar course is a critical survey of domestic architecture and daily life in ancient Greek and Roman periods in an interdisciplinary framework through thematic readings. Weekly readings and discussions focus on themes and concepts like house, home, space, privacy, luxury, leisure, gender, art and consumption to highlight how private space was designed, decorated, populated and used in antiquity.