Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MIM 377E Cities and Architecture English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 4 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
The basic content of the course is the discussions about the place of architecture in the city and the city in architecture. Firstly, what the city is and how it is defined by various people is examined. The acts and methods of observation, reading, deciphering for understanding the city; urban experience, various representations of experience are among the subjects of the course. The spatial design of cities and the design principles that are utilized are explored by examples. Urban transformation, transformation strategies and iconic structures of the city are discussed. Modernist architecture, visionary architecture, holistic narratives, urban and architectural utopias are also some of the topics.