History of western architecture (10th-20th c.)

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EAR503 History of western architecture (10th-20th c.)

Professor: Theodora MONIOUDI-GAVALA

This course offers a picture of how Western Architecture evolved from 10th to 20th century, with references to the historical and social environment. It tries to identify the ideas that determined the solutions to problems of organising constructed space.

Are examined Romanesque and Gothic Architecture, Renaissance Architecture, Baroque, 19th-century Architecture (classicism, historicism, eclecticism). From the 20th century, the Vienna School, Bauhaus and Esprit Nouveau are introduced. Reference is also made to selected examples of settlements, monuments and buildings.

Students who regularly participate in course activities and successfully complete the course have knowledge and understanding for specialised general knowledge in History of Architecture.

Course outline


  1. Λέφας Παύλος, Αρχιτεκτονική. Μια ιστορική θεώρηση, Πλέθρον, Αθήνα 2013, ISBN 9789604382182 (Eudoxus code: 33133506)
  2. Λάββας Γεώργιος, Επίτομη Ιστορία της αρχιτεκτονικής, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2002, ISBN 9601211241 (Eudoxus code: 17263)


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