Course ObjectiveTraining students in research strategies dealing with the
history of (interior) architecture and in developing and presenting
Course ContentThis 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 MethodsSeminars, excursions.
Method of AssessmentWeekly assignments, presentations, midterm paper (35%) and a final
Entry RequirementsBachelor MKDA, bachelor architectural history, bachelor art history with
attention for architectural history.
LiteratureTo be announced well before the start of the course
Target AudienceMaster students Arts and Culture, all programs; MA students Heritage
Studies; MA Students Humanities Research: Critical Studies in Art and
Additional InformationThis 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.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||dr. F.H. Schmidt|
|Examiner||dr. F.H. Schmidt|
dr. F.H. Schmidt
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