Institute of Architecture and Planning

History and Theory III (Renaissance and Mughal) ( 2AR412 )


Course Code : 2AR412 Semester : 4 Credit : 2.00
Lectures/week : 2 Practicals/week : - Tutorials/week : -
Exam Weightage Exam Hours
CE LP SEE SEE PRE
0.40 0.20 0.40 - -
 

Learning Outcomes

Understanding of architecture in unified cultural systems: universality and abstract models

Syllabus

  • Islamic architecture in India: universal abstract principles, regional expressions.
  • Scales of city, institutions, dwelling.
  • Development of specialized building types and their architectural schemes.
  • Parallels in contemporaneous cities in India: Vijayanagar and Jaipur etc.
  • The renaissance in Europe – Urban structure and space, institutional form as expression of abstract ideals.
  • Baroque architecture and the development of spatial experience as complex expression

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