The Course aims to provide students with the methodological tools necessary for reading and interpreting the architecture landscape. The lessons will briefly illustrate the developments of the design activity through an appropriate selection of architects and works presented in the cultural, social and economic context, historicizing the role of the client, design guidelines, executive techniques. The final aim will be to allow students to acquire basic cognitive and critical means related to a reasoned knowledge of the historical evolution of architecture lendscape , according to the articulation of its different components; secondly, to stimulate reflection and research with reference to the concrete planning effort required in other Courses.
The lessons will illustrate the developments of the landscape design activity through an appropriate selection of authors and works presented in the cultural, social and economic context, historicizing the role of the client, planning guidelines, executive techniques.
The lessons will also provide the methodological tools necessary for reading and interpreting landscape architecture.
The exam is individual: the student has to demonstrate the knowledge of historical-critical framing of the works and the topics dealt, also through the aid of synthetic graphic schemes (plans, elevations, sections). Further information regarding the examination procedures will be provided during the Course.
Below are the basic texts for exam preparation, to complement the content of the lessons. More detailed bibliographic references, aimed at deepening the specific topics addressed, will be provided during the lessons and / or during the reception hours:
S. CIRANNA, G. DOTI, M. L. NERI, Architecture and city in the nineteenth century, Rome 2011
W. J. R. CURTIS, Modern Architecture from 1900, London 2005.
During the first cycle (September-December 2019) the teacher will be available to students for any clarification on the topics and methods of the Course according to the calendar posted on-line, at the Department of Architecture, Section PAr (blue scale, II ° floor) or, limited to synthetic communications, to the e-mail address: email@example.com