Seminar Architecture


Course Objective

Training students in research strategies dealing with the
history of (interior) architecture and in developing and presenting
critical reflections.

Course Content

This course introduces students to a contemporary research topic in the
field of architectural history. The collective discussion of a series of
texts and projects will be combined with the development and exploration
of an individual research question relating to the central research
topic. Special attention will be paid to the different levels of scale
the architectural designer is confronted with: from the
urban fabric to the building’s interior arrangements.
Every year the seminar investigates a specific topic that is related to
current research in architectural history of a member of the teaching
staff. The topic of this year's seminar will be determined and
communicated in early summer, before the start of the next academic

Teaching Methods

Seminars, excursions.

Method of Assessment

Weekly assignments, presentations, midterm paper (35%) and a final
paper (65%).

Entry Requirements

Bachelor MKDA, bachelor architectural history, bachelor art history with
attention for architectural history.


To be announced well before the start of the course

Target Audience

Master students Arts and Culture, all programs; MA students Heritage
Studies; MA Students Humanities Research: Critical Studies in Art and

Additional Information

This course involves research in institutions and archives in the
Netherlands and requires that the student is able to read and understand
Dutch. As a consequence, following this course will require at least
passive knowledge of the Dutch language.

General Information

Course Code L_KBMAKGS013
Credits 9 EC
Period P1+2
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. F.H. Schmidt
Examiner dr. F.H. Schmidt
Teaching Staff dr. F.H. Schmidt

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Seminar
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