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The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Product Design
2nd Year, sem 1, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2

IT-8 | History of Modern Architecture

Department: History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation
Course Leader:
lect.dr.arh. Radu Ponta
Learning outcomes:
An insight into the birth and evolution of Modern Architecture in the context of the “revolutions” in thinking and visual arts from the mid-nineteenth century until the contemporary era.
Content:
1. Premises of the birth of Modern Architecture
2. The architecture of “engineers”
3. The Chicago School
4. Art Nouveau in Latin Europe (Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Romania)
5. Art Nouveau in Anglo-Saxon Europe (Secession and Jugendstil; Mackintosh and the Glasgow School)
6. Proto-Rationalism
7. Futurism
8. Neoplasticism – De Stijl
9. Art Deco
10. Rationalism in France, Germany and Italy
11. Totalitarian architecture (fascist, Nazi, Stalinist)
12. The Rationalism of post-war Reconstruction
13. The crisis of Rationalism and Post-modernism
14. Architecture of late-Modern and after late-Modern
Teaching Method:
Lecture with film slides and motion pictures
Assessment:
- Film slide test - 1 credit
- Oral exam and essay - 1 credit
Bibliography:
Giulio Carlo Argan: L'ARTE MODERNA 1770/1970 Edizioni C.A.Sansoni Sp.A. Florenta 1975
L.Benevolo: HISTORY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE - MIT Press, Cambridge l97l
Maurizio Calvesi: DER FUTURISMUS - Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH & Co.KG. Köln l989
Sherban Cantacuzino: MODERN HOUSES OF THE WORLD - Duttan Vista Pictureback, Londra l964
G.Ciucci: L'IDEA DI CLASSICO NELL' ARCHITETTURA DEL RAZIONALISMO - Vicenza 1991
Gh.Curinschi-Vorona: INTRODUCERE ÎN ARHITECTURA COMPARATA - Ed.Tehnica, Bucuresti 1991
Keneth Frampton: A NEW WAVE OF JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE - IAUS Catalogue, New York 1978
K.Frampton: HISTOIRE CRITIQUE DE L'ARCHITECTURE MODERNE Philippe Sers, Paris 1985
FUNCTIONAL ARCHITECTURE 1925-1940 - Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH & Co.KG, Köln 1990
Renato de Fusco: STORIA DEL DESIGN, Editori Laterza & Figli SpA, Bari 1992
Igor Golomstock: L'ART TOTALITAIRE - Editions Carré, Paris 1991
Ch.Jencks: LE LANGAGE DE L'ARCHITECTURE POST-MODERNE - Academy Edition Denoël, Londra 1979
Ch.Jencks: POSTMODERN CLASSICISM, Architectural Design, Londra 1980
Jürgen Joedicke: A HISTORY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE - Edition Praeger, New York 1959
Viollet-le-Duc: ENTRETIENS SUR L'ARCHITECTURE - Edition Atlas, Paris l864
Sorin Vasilescu: ARHITECTURA TOTALITARA - Institutul de Arhitectura "Ion Mincu", Bucuresti l993
Sorin Vasilescu: ISTORIA ARHITECTURII MODERNE - Institutul de Arhitectura "Ion Mincu", Bucuresti l989
Sorin Vasilescu: DICTIONARUL ARHITECTILOR MODERNI și CONTEMPORANI - Institutul de Arhitectura "Ion Mincu", Bucuresti l990
Robert Venturi: COMPLESSITÀ E CONTRADIZIONI NELL'ARCHITECTTURA - Edizioni Dedalo, Bari l980
Bruno Zevi: STORIA DELL'ARCHITETTURA MODERNA Giulio Einaudi Editore SpA, Torino 1975
Bruno Zevi: SAPER VEDERE L'ARCHITETTURA Giulio Einaudi Editore SpA, Torino 1948
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