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Module Detailed Information for [AR2224]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 1
Correct as at 19 Oct 2018 05:00

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Module Title : Ideas and Approaches in Design
Module Description : This module provides and introduction to some of the basic concepts in and approaches to architecture as a practice and as an academic discipline. It also highlights the nature and historical development of architecture especially with respect to "vocabulary" and "ideas", and introduces their use in the analysis of the works of architecture. Topics ? The module will (1) imbue the knowledge of architecture as a special category of man-made objects, replete with ideas, social contexts and intellectual processes; (2) introduce architecture through some of its basic concepts such as "periods", "styles", "language", etc.; (3) encourage an active and a critical approach to analyzing the works of architecture; (4) show the relevance of architecture in contemporary and immediate real-life problem sets like sustainability, subjectivity, identity, meanings, etc.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 1-2-0-0-7
Remarks : Nil
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B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

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