Modern Architecture Syllabus

Core competencies
• Master Architects and their works
• Modern Architects in Bangladesh and their works
• International modern Structure/Buildings
• Modern Buildings in Bangladesh

Detail Description
1.0 Understand the development of new concepts in Architecture
1.1 Define modern Architectural materials.
1.2 Define traditional Architectural materials.
1.3 Define modern Architectural materials.
1.4 Explain the modern methods of construction
1.5 Describe the influence of materials on modern architecture.
2.0 Understand engineering achievement for developing architecture.
2.1 List the ten longest bridges in the world.
2.2 Describe development of bridge.
2.3 Describe development of .
2.4 Explain the role of R.C.C. and steel and glass. in developing contemporary architecture.

3.0 Understand various movements in architecture caused by works of pioneers.
3.1 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Le-Corbusier.
3.2 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Frank Lloyed Wright.
3.3 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Walter Gropius.
3.4 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Mies Vender Rohe.
3.5 Explain the movement in Architecture by Luis I kahn.
4.0 Understand the works of pioneer architects.
4.1 List & describe the important works of Walter Gropius.
4.2 List & describe the important works of Mies Vender Rohe.
4.3 List & describe the important works of Frank Lloyed Wright.
4.4 List & describe the important works of Le-Corbusier.
4.5 List & describe the important works of Pier Luige Nervi
4.6 List & describe the important works of Luis I Kahn.

5.0 Understand various movements in Bangladesh architecture caused by the
works of different architects.
5.1 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Mazharul Islam.
5.2 Explain the movement in Architecture caused by Bashirul Haque.
5.3 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Shamsul Wares.
5.4 Explain the movement in architecture caused by F.R. Khan.
5.5 Explain the movement in architecture caused by Rafique Azam.
5.6 Explain the movement in architecture caused by other modern
architects (name of modern architects……………………………….)
6.0 Understand the works of important architects in Bangladesh by visit the
working places.
6.1 List & describe the important works of Mazharul Islam.
6.2 List & describe the important works of Bashirul Haque.
6.3 List & describe the important works of Shamsul Wares.
6.4 List & describe the important works of F.R. Khan.
6.5 List & describe the important works of Rafique Azam.
6.6 List the modern buildings in Bangladesh with the name of the
architects.
6.7 Visit the important works/places and present the reports on that.

7.0 Understand the important architecture in the world.
7.1 Describe the architectural feature of the United Nation Headquarter at New
York.
7.2 Describe the architectural feature of the UNESCO secretarial building at Paris.
7.3 Explain the architectural feature of the Royal Festival Hall at London.
7.4 Explain the architectural feature of the Sydney Opera House.
7.5 Explain the Architectural feature of Sangshed Bhabon.
7.6 Describe the architectural feature of the Guggenheim museum.

8.0 Understand the modern architecture in the world.
8.1 List the ten tallest structures in the world.
8.2 Describe the architectural feature of the Kaba Sharif, Makkah.
8.3 Describe the architectural feature of the Patronus Twin Tower, Malaysia.
8.4 Describe the architectural feature of the Borze-Al-Arab.
8.5 Describe the architectural feature of the Tokyo Tower, Eiffel Tower &
CN (Canada National) Tower.
8.6 Describe the architectural feature of the Statue of Liberty.
8.7 Describe the architectural feature of the Borze – Kholifa.
9.0 Visit & Understand the modern Architecture in Dhaka.
9.1 Visit & Describe the architectural feature of the National Memorium of
Bangladesh at Savar.
9.2 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Kamalapur railway station at
Dhaka.
9.3 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the High Court building at
Dhaka..
9.4 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Baitul Mokaram national
mosque at Dhaka..
9.5 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Shahjalal International air port
at Dhaka..
9.6 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Sangshad Bhabon.
9.7 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Nagar Bhabon at
Dhaka..
9.8 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Art College at
Dhaka..
9.9 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the SOS Sishu Palli (Youth
Village) at Dhaka..
9.10 Visit & Explain the architectural feature of the Indoor Stadium atirpur
Dhaka..

10.0 Understand the Bridges in the world.
10.1 Explain the feature of London Bridge.
10.2 Explain the feature of Golden Gate Bridge.
10.3 Explain the feature of Hawra Bridge.
10.4 Explain the feature of Jamuna Bridge.