Cankaya University, Faculty of Architecture,

Department of Architecture

2015-2016 Spring Semester

 

ARCH 428 CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON ARCHITECTURAL DOCUMENTARIES

Inst. Rabia Çidem Çavdar (M. Arch)

SYLLABUS

CLASS HOURS: Tuesday 9.00-12.00

DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to architectural documentaries related with urbanism. Through readings of selected texts, the course will examine transformations in urban life from the second half of 20th century to now.  Course is designed to understand new urban issues via the architectural documentaries.

TOPICS:               Week 1 (09.02.2016)         Introduction of course

                                                               Welcoming session

Discussion on syllabus and course methods

 Week 2                (16.02.2016)        Introduction to the concept of Urbanism

Lefebvre H., Kentsel Devrim, “ehirden Kent Toplumuna”, ceviri: Selim Sezer, Sel Yay覺nc覺l覺k, 襤stanbul, 2013, p: 7-25.

                               Week 3 (23.02.2016)         Urban Society and Urban Form

Lefebvre H., Kentsel Devrim, “Kent Formu”, ceviri: Selim Sezer, Sel Yay覺nc覺l覺k, 襤stanbul, 2013, p: 111-127.

                               Week 4 (01.03.2016)         Social Processes and Urban Form

Harvey D., Sosyal Adalet ve ehir, “Toplumsal Süreçler ve Mekansal Biçim, Kentsel Planlaman覺n Kavramsal Sorunlar覺”, ceviri: Mehmet Moral覺, Metis Yay覺nc覺l覺k, 襤stanbul, 2003, p: 27-51.

Week 5 (08.03.2016)        Architecture and Urban life-1

                               Week 6 (15.03.2016)         Architecture and Urban life-2

Week 7 (22.03.2016)        Critical Analysis on Architectural Documentaries

Week 8 (29.03.2016)        Critical Analysis on Architectural Documentaries

Week 9 (05.04.2016)        Critical Analysis on Architectural Documentaries

Week 10 (12.04.2016)      Critical Analysis on Architectural Documentaries

Week 11              (19.04.2016)       Critical Analysis on Architectural Documentaries

Week 12 (26.04.2016)      Critical Analysis on Architectural Documentaries

Week 13              (03.05.2016)       Final Evaluations on Urban Environment-1

Harvey D., Asi ehirler, “Anti Kapitalist Mücadele için ehri Yeniden Sahiplenmek”, ceviri: Aye Deniz Temiz, Metis Yay覺nlar覺, 襤stanbul, 2013, p:171-216.

Week 14 (10.05.2016)      Final Evaluations on Urban Environment-2

Hardt M. & A. Negri, 襤mparatorluk,  “襤mparatorlua Kar覺 Çokluk”, ceviri: A. Y覺lmaz, Ayr覺nt覺 Yay覺nlar覺, 襤stanbul, 2012, p:386-403.

 

CONDUCT: You will be assigned a homework- a paragraph critical text related to that day’s reading/documentary which will be due to the day before that class and no late submission will be allowed.  After sixth week, a take-home exam will be assigned. As a final project, you will take a critical minimum 10 minutes video from city you choose.

ASSESSMENT: Homework 40%

Midterm I 20%- Take-home Exam (after sixth week)

Final Project  40%