7th Semester
Course Code: 
4348
Type: 
Compulsory Course
Teaching Hours: 
4
Period: 
Χειμερινή
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This course studies the Greek architecture of the 20th and 21st centuries. It offers an in-depth examination of the historical and theoretical background of specifiic architectural works, texts and studies. It involves archive research, its association with the international developments, and its integration into the cultural context of the specific era.

 

 

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This course is an introductionto the research traditions of computational approach to design from an historical, mathematical and theoretical perspective. The course develops a framework for understanding the role of generative methods in creative design synthesis and analysis. Afteroffering an exposition of the basic mathematical concepts such asthe notions of artificial language ​​and the computational system, we discuss specific computational approaches to design (Alexander, March, Hillier, Stiny).

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This course covers the history of architecture and art in the Mediterranean and the Near East after the spread of the Arabs in the 7th century. Specifically we discuss: the emergence of new streets of commerce and urban life; The old cities and the new capitals; The castles in the deserts and the first Arabic mosques, their stylistic and typological influences.

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The museum landscape of the wider Athens area provides abundant material for the study of ancient art in direct contact with the artworks themselves. Based on the knowledge gained in compulsory courses of History and Theory, we seek in this advanced course to critically approach the multiple meanings of selected works of ancient Greek and Roman art (mainly sculpture) as historical sources, means of sociopolitical action, aesthetic objects, technical achievements and museum exhibits.

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The course attempts to highlight the changes that have taken place during the last decades and that characterize both the cities and the perceptions about them. The course’s objective is to bring the students in contact with new methodological instruments in order to assist them in understanding these transformations and the complex relationship of Urbanism in Greece with the theories and practices which are formed in the international arena.

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