Academic Catalog

ARCH430 SEMINAR IN CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE

Course Code: 1200430
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. LALE ZGENEL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The seminar intends to critically evaluate the idea of Modernity looking at the cultural and architectural products of the 20th Century with particular emphasis upon current developments. The themes of avant-gardism, modernism, National vs. International attitudes, and current debates within Post-Modernism (Classicism, Neo-Rationalism, Populism, Regionalism, Productivism, Deconstruction, etc.) are discussed with their prominent products and representatives.