History of Architecture-1 Syllabus

AIMS
• To be able to understand Architecture Knowledge From different civilization.
• To be able to understand the Architectural development of early Indian Architecture.
• To be able to know the historical development of early Christian & Byzantine & Romanesque Architecture.

SH0RT DESCRIPTION
Architecture in the prehistoric ages; Egyptian Architecture; West Asiatic Architecture; Greek Architecture, Roman Architecture of Northern-Indian Hindu style; Christian Architecture; Byzantine Architecture; Romanesque Architecture.

DETAILS DESCRIPTION

1 Understand the development Architecture in the prehistoric ages.

1.1 Describe the earliest from of human dwelling.
1.2 Explain the Architectural aspects of hut, Menuhin Beehive hut Dolmens cave and tents
1.3 Explain the Architectural features of stone ages.

2 Understand the Architectural characteristics of Egyptian Architecture.

2.1 Describe the historical influence of Egyptians Architecture.
2.2 Describe the evolution of pyramid.
2.3 Describe the Architecture features of the great pyramid of Cheops.
2.4 Explain the architecture characteristics of the temples of Amun at karnak.
2.5 Explain the architecture characteristics of the temple of queen Hatshepsut.

3. Understand the Architectural characteristics of West Asiatic Architecture.

3.1 Describe the architectural characteristics of West Asiatic Civilization.
3.2 Identify the Material and building technology adopted by the West Asiatic architecture.
3.3 Explain the architecture characteristics of the planning of the city of Khosabad.
3.4 Explain the architecture Features of the planning of the place of Persepolis.
3.5 Explain the architecture characteristics of the city of Babylon.

4. Interpret the Architectural characterizes of Hellenic period of Greek Architectural

4.1 Describe the history influence on the Greek Architectural.
4.2 Explain the Architectural features of the Greek order.
4.3 Compare Dore and Corinthian order.
4.4 Explain the planning features of the Acropolis at Athens.
4.5 Explain the Architectural features of Parthenon.
4.6 Describe the comparative analysis of Greek Architectural.
5. Understand the Architectural characteristics of Roman Civilization.

5.1 Describe the history influence of the Roman Architectural.
5.2 Explain the Architectural characterizes of the Basilica of Constantine.
5.3 Explain the Architectural characterizes of Roman coliseum.
5.4 Explain the Architectural characterizes of Roman house.

6. Understand the Architectural Development of early India Architecture.

6.1 Describe the history influence on the Indus – valley civilization.
6.2 Describe the history influence of Vedic Architectural.
6.3 Explain the development of charity Arch.
6.4 Describe the history influence of the Buddhist Architecture.
6.5 Explain the Architectural features of Asoka pillar.
6.6 Explain the Architectural features of charity hall of flora rock cut temple.
7. Understand the Architectural of Northern- Indian Hindu style.

7.1 Describe the history features of the great temple of Bhuvanessor.
7.2 Describe the history features of the temple in Orissa.
7.3 Explain the Architectural features of the great temple of Mathura.
7.4 Explain the Architectural features of the paydyan temple.

8. Understand the development of the early Christian Architecture.

8.1 Describe the historical influence on the early Christian Architecture.
8.2 Describe the Architectural Characteristic of Christian Architecture.
8.3 Indentify the Architectural features of the Basilica church.
8.4 Explain the Architectural features of the Basilica church of S. peter Rome.
8.5 Explain the Architectural features of the church of nativity, Bethlehem.
8.6 Describe the comparative analysis of Christian Architecture.

9. Understand the development of the Byzantine Architecture.

9.1 Describe the historical influences of Byzantine Architecture.
9.2 Describe the historical Characteristic of Byzantine Architecture.
9.3 Explain the Architectural features of S. Sophia Constantinople.
9.4 Describe the comparative analysis of Byzantine Architecture.
10. Understand the Romanesque Architecture.
10.1 Describe the historical influence of Romanesque Architecture in Italy.
10.2 Describe the Architectural character of central Italy.
10.3 Describe the historical influence of Romanesque Architecture in France.
10.4 Describe the Architectural character of France.
10.5 Describe the historical influence for central Europe.
10.6 Describe the Architectural character of central Europe
REFERENCE BOOKS

1 History of Architecture – Fletcher