NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II
COURSE CODE: ZAL 2202
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: Ar. Dr. Elina Mohd Husini
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: Core course required by Board of Architect
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: YEAR 2 / SEMESTER 2
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

28

T

 

0

P

 

0

O

 

0

L + T + P + O = 28 HOURS

CREDIT VALUE: 2
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: 1.   To expose students to the Asian architectural history and its application in architectural design.

2.   To expose students to the different character of Asian architectural style of various periods.

3.   To expose students to the usage of technology in terms of Asian architecture of various periods.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course students should have the ability to :

1.    Inquire the cross-cultural links that bind the architecture of major Asian regions (C4).

2.    Demonstrate the general chronological architectural development within the major Asian regions (C3, A3).

3.    Identify the characteristics of ancient and traditional built forms of Asian architecture (C1).

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Students should be able to develop problem solving skills through a process of lectures, tutorials and discussion.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy :

  1. This course will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and discussion.

Assessment strategy :

  1. Formative
  2. Summative
SYNOPSIS:

 

The course focuses on the civilization and architectural history of major Asian regions by looking at the ancient and traditional architectural development within China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia. Reference is also made to the main chronological map to establish inter-cultural of the different regions.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial, Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (40%)
Category Percentage
· Individual/Group Assignment

· Test

30%

10%

B. Final Examination (60%)
·    Structure/Essay Type Questions 60%
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1.     Brown, P. (2010). Indian Architecture (Buddhist and Hindu Period). Tobey Press.

2.     Fazio, M. & Moffett, M. (2008). A World History of Architecture. McGraw-Hill Professionals.

3.     Fergusson, J. (2011). History of Indian and Eastern Architecture. Rupa & Co.

4.     Locher, M. (2015). Japanese Architecture : An Exploration of Elements & Forms. Tuttle Publishing.

5.     Osborne, M. (2013). Southeast Asia : An Introduction History. Allen & Unwin.

6.     Qijun, W. (2011). Chinese Architecture : Discovering China. Shanghai Press.

7.     Sandler, A. L. & Locher, M. (2009). Japanese Architecture : A Short History. Tuttle Publishing.

8.     Thapar, B., Manto, S. K. & Bhalla, S. (2005). Introduction to Indian Architecture. Periplus Editions.

9.     Waterson, R. (2014). The Living House : An Anthropology of Architecture in South-East Asia. Tuttle Publishing.

10.   Xinian, F., Daiheng, G., Xujie, L., Guxi, L., Yun, P., Dazhang, Q. & Steinhardt, N. S. (2002). Chinese Architecture. Yale University Press.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE NIL