This course will trace the developments in European Architecture from pre-Greek age until Renaissance and Baroque, with the analysis of important icons and landmarks in art and architecture, and the principles, technical developments, and ideologies underlying these various movements. The course will also study the importance of cultural ideas and ideals and their relation to the development of aesthetic forms in particular and civilization in general.
Inform students about the development of European Architecture from pre-Greek age until Renaissance and Baroque.
To develop the students’ awareness of the historical development of architecture in relation to aesthetic, political, social, and technological parameters
To develop a clear understanding of the distinguishing characteristics of each style or period in terms of construction methods and building techniques
To develop a clear understanding of iconic buildings and structures which played an essential role in the development of architecture?
To encourage the students’ curiosity, critical thinking and interest in the history of architecture.