Cankaya University – Department of Architecture

ARCH 225 - ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY II

       2020-2021 FALL SEMESTER

       Instructor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Ceren Katipoğlu

       cerenk@cankaya.edu.tr

 

YOUR MIDTERM EXAM IS POSTPONED ONE WEEK, TO DECEMBER 1, TUESDAY, AT 10.00 AM. 

 

ALL COURSES WILL BE CONDUCTED THROUGH 'ZOOM' PLATFORM AS ONLINE (SYNCHRONOUS) COURSES.

THE INVITATION FOR THE FIRST WEEK (06 October):

https://zoom.us/j/99994258560?pwd=WFlpUVdoa3QwTWVTOUtkRDF4LzZ2Zz09

Meeting ID: 999 9425 8560
Passcode: arc2250510
 

Please follow webonline/Arch 225 for the zoom invitations of the course for the following courses. 

Course Description:

As an introductory survey course to architectural history, the main objective of this course is to provide students with basic knowledge on the architecture and architectural culture of the Islamic Middle Ages (Arabic, Seljuk, Ottoman), Renaissance and Baroque. The course is covering a time interval between the Middle Ages and the end of the 19th century and discussing architectural productions and built environment within a contextual framework.

Course Objectives:

This course aims to point out contrasting major ideas and their effect on the architecture. It also aims to emphasis on the parallel developments and the interactions between the cultures. At the end of the course, students are expected to demonstrate a general knowledge on building types, plan typologies and architectural styles in the above-mentioned periods.

Attendance:

Attendance will be taken for each course hour. The instructor may take the attendance anytime during each course hour. Students have to be there in person and sign the attendance form. A student who is not there at the moment when the attendance is taken and does not sign the form in person cannot claim presence for that course hour. Students who did not attend at least 70% of attendances during the semester will receive an NA grade.

Grading:

There are two written exams being one Midterm Exam and one Final Exam during the semester.

Mid-Term Exam: 50%; Final Exam: 50%. Exam notes will be announced in http://arch225.cankaya.edu.tr

Schedule:

October 6 Introduction of the course

October 13 Islamic Architecture: Beginnings / Umayyad (Emevid) and Abbasid Architectures

October 20 Seljuk Architecture; Iran and Anatolia

October 27 Principalities and Early Ottoman Architecture-I

November 3 Principalities and Early Ottoman Architecture -II

November 10 Ottoman Architecture in the Sixteenth Century: Age of Sinan I   

November 17 Ottoman Architecture in the Sixteenth Century: Age of Sinan II   

November 24 Ottoman Architecture in the Eighteenth Century

December 1 MIDTERM EXAM

December 8 Renaissance Art and Architecture I

December 15 Renaissance Art and Architecture II

December 22 Baroque Art and Architecture I

December 29 Baroque Art and Architecture II



FINAL EXAM – date will be announced