Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8244040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 現代建築史I
Subject Name
ゲンダイケンチクシ 1
Subject Name in
History of contemporary architecture I
ミズタ ススム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon9-10,Weds7-8:ENG 109
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on development of human recourses who can contribute to human happiness.  (Being able to explain domestic and global issues, and to express their opinions.  Learning liberal arts for social science to find a direction from a global point of view)
(Abilities and Skills)
・Understanding on cultivation of expert knowledge and ability for architecture and building engineering.  ((1) General and basic knowledge and ability  a) Basic knowledge and ability for architectural design and planning) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course will aim at the following points.
1) Understanding styles and structures of Western architecture
2) Understanding spatial composition and social background of Western architecture
3) Understanding historical urban developments in Western countries
Class Schedule lesson1 Ancient Orient and Egypt
lesson2 Ancient Greece and Rome
lesson3 Early Christian and Byzantine architecture
lesson4 Romanesque and Gothic
lesson5 Renaissance
lesson6 Baroque
lesson7 Neo-classism and Romanticism
lesson8 Midterm assessment
lesson9 Architecture in Industrial Revolution
lesson10 New Design Movement
lesson11 Modern Architectural Movement
lesson12 Modern Architecture
lesson13 Modern Architecture and Urbanism
lesson14 Post-modernism
lesson15 Contemporary architecture

Midterm assessment, Final assessment, Report 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbooks and Powepoint presentation 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Being interested in books, magazines and newspaper articles in relation to Western architecture. Looking at Western architecture in religious buildings, palaces and other civic buildings. 
Grading Method Midterm assessment, Final assessment, Report
Final assessment will cover everything in the course (1. Ancient Orient and Egypt - 15. Contemporary architecture). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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