Architectural Association School of Architecture: History and Critical Thinking in Architecture
|Institution||Architectural Association School of Architecture|
|Telephone||020 7887 4067|
The programme's ambition is three-fold: to connect contemporary debates and projects with a wider historical, cultural and political context; to explore writings of history and the ways in which, social, political and cultural aspirations become effective arguments in particular accounts of architectural and urban modernity; to investigate technologies of production and distribution of knowledge in the context of recent cultural and geo-political changes that relate to practices and public cultures in architecture. Term 1 lectures and seminars focus on the philosophy and writing of history and the ways in which constructs of the past relate to architectural and visual practices. Modernity is interrogated through a critical reading of histories of modernism and reappraisal of the modern field of aesthetics. Term 2 is concerned with the historical process of the formation of the discipline, its techniques, conventions, procedures and innovative practices in relation to contemporary architectural and urban thinking.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Applicants require a 2nd Class Honours degree in architecture or related discipline from a British university or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard from a course of no less than 3 years' duration in a university or educational institution of university rank. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).
|Location||School of Architecture|
36 Bedford Square
|EU||26896 GBP for Whole course|
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|International||26896 GBP for Whole course|
|England||26896 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||26896 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||26896 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||26896 GBP for Whole course|
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