Academic Catalog

AH601 CRITICAL REVIEW IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY: APPROACHES, METHODS, ETHICS

Course Code: 8010601
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: History Of Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE BELGN ZKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Designed for Ph.D. students specializing in architectural history; covering general patterns in architectural historiography and a critical overview of the history of the built environment; survey of recent theoretical debates and current issues in architectural historiography for the requisite knowledge and research tools in an advanced level; evaluation of selected works of architectural historiography exemplifying various methodological approaches and interpretive frameworks. Students are led to engage in a hands-on exercise of developing methods and doing research.