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Syllabus:

History of Architecture 1:1, 6 Credits

Swedish name: Arkitekturhistoria 1:1

This syllabus is valid: 2015-08-24 and until further notice

Course code: 5AR132

Credit points: 6

Education level: First cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Architecture: First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: Pass course only, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Umeå School of Architecture

Established by: Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 2015-06-22

Literature

Valid from: 2020 week 30

Alvar Aalto in his own words
Aalto Alvar, Schildt Göran, Binham Timothy
New York : Rizzoli : 1998 : 287 s. :
ISBN: 0847820807
Mandatory
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Benevolo Leonardo
History of modern architecture : Vol. 1 The tradition of modern architecture
Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. press : 1977 : xxxiv, 374 s. :
ISBN: 0262020815
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Benevolo Leonardo
History of modern architecture : Vol. 2 The modern movement
Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. press : 1977 : S. 375-868 :
ISBN: 0262020807
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Colquhoun Alan
Modern architecture
Oxford : Oxford University Press : 2002 : 287 s. :
ISBN: 0192842269
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Curtis William J.R.
Modern architecture since 1900
3. ed. : London : Phaidon : 1996 : 736 s. :
ISBN: 0-7148-3524-2 (inb.)
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Reading instructions: Chapters: Hermann Muthesius: "Aims of the Werkbund 1911". Muthesius / Van de Ve!de: "Werkbund theses and antitheses 1914". Antonio Sant' Elia / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: "Futurist architecture 1914". Walter Gropius: "Programme of the Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919". Walter Gropius: "Principles of Bauhaus production [Dessau] 1926". Le Corbusier: "Towards a new architecture: guiding principles 1920". Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: "Industrialized building 1924". Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: "On form in architecture 1927".

Frampton Kenneth
Modern architecture : a critical history
4. ed., rev., expanded and updated : London : Thames & Hudson : 2007 : 424 s. :
ISBN: 0-500-20395-4
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Frampton Kenneth
The evolution of 20th century architecture : a synoptic account
Wien : Springer : cop. 2007 : 159 s. :
ISBN: 9783211311950
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Modern Swedish design : three founding texts / by Uno Åhrén, Gunnar Asplund, Wolter Gahn, Ellen Key, Sven Markelius, Gregor Paulsson and Eskil Sundahl ; edited and with introductions by Lucy Creagh, Helena Kåberg, and Barbara Miller Lane ; essays by Kenneth Frampton
Asplund Gunnar, Key Ellen, Paulsson Gregor, Åhrén Uno, Creagh Lucy, Kåberg Helena, Lane Barabara Miller
New York : Museum of Modern Art : 2008 : 351 s. :
ISBN: 9780870707223
Mandatory
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Reading instructions: Reading instructions: Gunnar Asplund, Wolter Gahn, Sven Markelius, Gregor Paulsson, Eskil Sundahl, and Uno Åhrén: "Acceptera".

Pevsner Nikolaus
Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius
Rev. and exp. ed. : Bath : Palazzo : 2011 : 192 s. :
ISBN: 9780956494269
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Programs and manifestoes on 20th-century architecture
Bullock Michael, Conrads Ulrich
Cambridge : MIT Press : 1971 : 192 s. :
ISBN: 9780262530309
Mandatory
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Reading instructions: Chapters: Hermann Muthesius: "Aims of the Werkbund 1911". Muthesius / Van de Ve!de: "Werkbund theses and antitheses 1914". Antonio Sant' Elia / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: "Futurist architecture 1914". Walter Gropius: "Programme of the Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919". Walter Gropius: "Principles of Bauhaus production [Dessau] 1926". Le Corbusier: "Towards a new architecture: guiding principles 1920". Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: "Industrialized building 1924". Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: "On form in architecture 1927". Remaining chapters are recommended but not mandatory.

Smith George Everard Kidder
Sweden builds
2nd revised ed : London : Architectural P : 1957 : 270 s. :

The essential Frank Lloyd Wright : critical writings on architecture
Wright Frank Lloyd, Pfeiffer Bruce Brooks
Princeton : Princeton University Press : 2010 : vi, 453 p. :
ISBN: 0-691-14632-2
Mandatory
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Reading instructions: Chapter: "The Art and Craft of the Machine", pp. 23-33.