ECTSArchitectural History and Theory II

Architectural History and Theory II (MMR614) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Architectural History and Theory II MMR614 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Sevgi Lökçe
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To enhance architectural history research in the field of theory and history in the context of social and cultural fundamentals. Understanding the development of Architecture in the world and Turkey through appropriate ways of thinking by reading,seminars.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Have the ability to reflect the multi-dimensional knowledge acquired in the field to the academic platform Have the knowledge and understanding for the field about required infrastructure of cognitive, discursive, scientific, technological, aesthetic, artistic, historical and cultural Have the knowledge and understanding about economic, environmental, social areas and sustainability principles and standards in the architecture area.
Course Content Architectural knowledge in terms of cognitive, discursive, scientific, technological, aesthetic, artistic, historic and cultural contexts and the pioneer architects and manifestos as of a start.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Information of course and reference books list
2 Preliminary information on course topics
3 Homework, preparation of presentation
4 Readings
5 Readings
6 Modern Architecture in England & Scandinavia, Russian Constructivism
7 Presentation of homeworks
8 Discussion on homeworks
9 Mid-exam
10 International Style, Local &National Architecture: Modernity ve Modern City, CIAM Congress Totalitarian critics to Modern Movements
11 Modern Architecture in United States
12 A Continuity and discontinuities in 1950’s Europe Le Corbusier ‘s late period Works and Brutalism: The Adventure of Form, function and semantics Enrichment on Formal and semantical Repertory
13 Neo Historicism, European Postmodernity
14 Deconstruction, High-Tech Architecture and Machine Aesthetics
15 Homework: Powerpoint presentation /poster design
16 Final exam


Other Sources 1. Benevelo,L., History of Modern Architecture, 1971,
2. Colquhoun, A., Modern Architecture, 2002,
3. Doordan, D., 20. Century architecture, 2002.
4. Frampton,K., Modern Architecture: A Critical History, 1992.,
5. Scully,Vincent., Modern Mimarlık,Çevre Yayınları, İstanbul, 1980.,
6. Tafuri,M., and F.Dal Co Modern Architecture, 1980.,

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 10
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 4 50
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) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 3 5 15
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 5 7 35
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 120