Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: ARC110
Module Title: Humanities and Architecture
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Architecture
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
To introduce students to approaches to architecture, urbanism, space, and the built environment that originate in the humanities and social sciences, including geography, sociology, anthropology, and history.
Learning outcomes 
A Evaluate the social context of architecture and how it influences architectural design.

B Illustrate an understanding of the meaning of community and its influence on the built environment.

C Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods of data collection and analysis in humanistic disciplines.

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Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures will introduce the students to key humanistic approaches to architecture, urbanism, space, and the built environment. In hands-on exercises, students will learn to engage critically with these approaches.
Syllabus 
The syllabus will typically include the following topics: architecture in an interdisciplinary context; geographical approaches to the man-made environment; architecture and the global; approaches to space and place; observational methods; surveys and interviews; culture and subculture; participant observation; material culture; space and power; historical questions; reading the past.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 19.5           55.5  75 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Coursework 100.00

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