Ελληνικά

History of Architecture

Course Description:

Becoming familiar with Architecture and building techniques from ancient to modern times, in the Greek and international environment. Relationships of forms, rhythms and construction methods. Relationships of forms and functionalities in historical buildings. Modern Architecture in Greece and internationally.

  • Semester 1 , 5
  • Teaching hours 3

Course Units

# Title Description Hours
1 Introduction Introduction to the history of Architecture, issues of historiography, rhythms, architectural typologies and forms. 1x2=2
2 Minoan-Cycladic-Mycenean Period Issues of typological analysis, issues of architectural forms, reference to the use of the structural system “beam on column”, understanding of its construction role. 2Χ3=6
3 Roman period – Byzantium – Middle ages Issues of typological analysis, issues of architectural forms, reference to the use of arched systems, understanding of its construction role. 2Χ3=6
4 15th-18th century Issues of typological analysis, issues of architectural forms, reference to the use of mixed structural systems, differentiation of the role for their structural members. 2Χ3=6
5 19th-20th century Issues of typological analysis, issues of architectural forms, reference to reinforced concrete, steel, composite, or timber structures, differentiation of the role of these systems. 2Χ4=8
6 20th-21st century Issues of typological analysis, issues of architectural forms, reference to innovative reinforced concrete, steel and composite structures, differentiation of the role of these systems. 2x4=8
7 Synopsis - Epilogue Comparative notes and conclusive remarks on structures, both in respect to Architecture, as well as in respect to the development of the structural systems, their application in various periods and their influence in the structural forms and typologies. 1x3=3