Architecture and Urbanism in Asia - ARCH7220

Faculty: Built Environment

School: Architecture Program

Course Outline: Built Environment

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course is an introduction to architecture and urbanism in Asia, beginning with pre-modern architectural and urban developments in East Asia, and thematic exploration of the same themes in South-East and West Asia. The focus of study is the contribution of individual buildings to the urban morphology. Against this pre-modern background, modern architectural and urban developments in the Asian context are considered and interpreted, including the rise of the modern profession of architecture, cross-cultural exchange, colonialism, conservation, regionalism, landscape, infrastructure innovation and rapid urbanization in mega-urban centres.


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