ECTS - Architectural History and Theory I

Architectural History and Theory I (MMR517) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Architectural History and Theory I MMR517 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Aydanur YENEL
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students having completed this lesson with success, will have historical and cultural learning abilities relating to the core knowledge repertoire in their own field with this lifelong learning consciousness. In class, the architecture feature and time unlimited principles of the conception are based on the synthesis and analysis skill developments by ensuring learning and evaluation through a plumbing, comprehensive, awakening at architecture field, critical point of view over the changing value judgments as well as the social-economic-political structure-technologic opportunities of societies in all phases of a civilization starting from Paleolithic era. Evaluate the structure of architecture history as well as its relevant concepts with presentation through an abstract, theoretical method, the developments all over the world and Turkey, architectural trends arising as result of the refection of social structure changes on the architecture and the developments of relevant periods presented over a chronology through the vestigial monuments offered by architecture representatives.
Course Content Appraisal of architectural history in terms of the social, political, and cultural contexts of the architectural development in the world and in Turkey; discussions of architectural history and theories in relation with architectural historiography.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Purpose, context of lesson; information about the method and resources Priliminary Information about Topics
2 Prehistoric and Early History –Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persian Architecture Reading
3 Ancient World - Greek-Roman Architecture Reading and Research
4 Early Christianity-Byzantine Architecture Reading and Research
5 From Romanesque Monastery to the Cathedral –Gothic Architecture Reading and Research
6 Renaissance Architecture Reading and Research
7 Baroque and Rococo Architecture Presentation Preparation
8 Islamic Art and Architecture -Damascus and Andalusia Omayyad -Abbacies, Persian Seljuk Architecture Presentation Preparation
9 Midterm Presentation Preparation
10 Anatolian Seljuk Architecture Architecture of the Period of Anatolian Presentation Preparation
11 Early Period Ottoman Architecture Classical Ottoman Period Architecture(16th) Presentation Preparation
12 Architect Sinan 18th Century Ottoman Architecture Presentation Preparation
13 Neoclassicism 19th Century Architecture Presentation Preparation
14 20th Century Architecture Before 1945 Reading and Interpretation
15 Architecture After 1945 Reading and Research
16 Final Exam Reading


Course Book 1. 1. Gombrich, E. H. Sanatın Öyküsü, Remzi Kitabevi, 2007
2. 2. Hasol D. Ansiklopedik Mimarlık Sözlüğü, İstanbul, 2010
3. 3. Kostof, S. A History of Architecture, New York, 1995
4. 4. Kuban, D. Osmanlı Mimarisi, Yem Yayın, İstanbul, 2007
5. 5. Öney, G. Beylikler Devri Sanatı XIV.-XV. Yüzyıl(1300-1453), Türk Tarih Kurumu Yayınları, Ankara, 1989
6. 6. Peker, A. U.,-Bilici, K(Ed.). Anadolu Selçuklu ve Beylikler Dönemi Uygarlığı, Ankara, 2006
7. 7. Roth, L. M. Mimarlığın Öyküsü, Kabalcı Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2006
8. 8. Sözen, M. Türk Mimarisinin Tarihsel Gelişimi, İ.T.Ü., İstanbul, 1980
9. 9. Tuncer, O. C. Mimarlık Tarihi-II, A.D.M.M.A, Ankara, 1980
10. 10. Turani, A. Dünya Sanat Tarihi, Ankara, 2007

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 20
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 10
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 7 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 9 135
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 147