TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE

Description:

Architecture is an image reflecting culture of people. Throughout the last few decades, globalization that tightened the world into a small belt has forced us to use global styles of architecture regardless locality, identity, and traditions. Buildings turned to be iconic landmarks attracted all people to use, critics to visit, analyze, and criticize. Consequently, it became inevitably for us to understand the design concepts of these global projects in order to recognize architects’ aims and intentions.

This course is considered a broad vision towards valuable works of the most well-known contemporary architects all over the world. As a wide selection, the course introduces the most important concepts, approaches, and techniques of the inspirational architects around the world. With the beginning of the twentieth century, ideological and scientific evolutions led to spreading new architectural languages that erupted on the traditional classical trends. In light of using new materials and new construction systems, the pioneers could articulate new image of architecture through unfamiliar forms and unknown ideas to public but quickly became familiar and acceptable. In remembrance to the most influential projects in the world, this course calls audience to be conversant not only with architecture but also with philosophies and ideologies of the Western nations who have different perspective than East.

Objectives:

This course is designed for providing:

  • Thorough adequate information for architects, designers, and students to learn how the well-known architects created valuable concepts.
  • Knowledge and culture to those who work in tourism sector enabling them to recognize the most international attracting locations in Europe, Japan, and USA.
  • Movie experience of the chosen projects to simulate real visits.
  • Analysis of theories, philosophies, intentions beyond architects' concepts.
  • Recognition of the most well-known architectural trends and approaches that were and still used worldwide.
Who Should Attend:

Architects, Tour guides, Employees of Tourism Sector, Historians, and those who addicted to feed their culture with international information of architecture, design, religions, mythology, and science.

Course Length:
36 hours
Course Title Instructor Name Start Date End Date
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016
TOWARDS A GLOBAL CULTURE IN ARCHITECTURE 4 Oct 2016 12 Nov 2016

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