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BDES3030 - Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning - 6 credit points
HECS Band two
Domestic Fee: $3,312
International Fee: $4,325
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Architecture Faculty
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 12 junior cp of ARCA OR (6 junior cp of ARCA and 6 junior cp of ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARHT1001 or HSTY1089) OR BDES2010
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Sean Anderson (Architecture)/Dr Lesley Beaumont (Archaeology)

Classes: Lecture 2hrs/wk, tutorial 1hr/wk

Assessment: Essay/Project 3000 Words (60%); Tutorial Quizzes 1500 Words (30%); Participation (10%)

From bath building to the Pantheon, from triumphal arch to Agia Sophia: the creativity, imagination and technical invention of Roman architects had an indelible influence on subsequent architectural construction and urbanism worldwide. In this unit you will learn about some of the most famous Roman monuments, and will come to understand their impact on later architecture. Taught jointly by an archaeologist and an architectural historian, this course interweaves the creation and reception of Roman buildings from antiquity to the present day.
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