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History of Construction

Module name (EN): History of Construction
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA673
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0148
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2VU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project and presentation

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA673 (P110-0148) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, optional course
BIBA673 (P110-0148) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 7, optional course
BIBA673 (P110-0148) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Djouahra
Dipl.-Ing. Axel Böcker

[updated 30.03.2016]
Learning outcomes:
- Construction history overview over the millennia
- After successfully completing this course, students will be able to recognize the historical, cultural, economic, political and social contexts that have found their expression in building.

[updated 05.02.2020]
Module content:
- Buildings of the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans and the Carolingians;
- The architectural styles Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism and Historicism;
- Industrial architecture, modernism (20th century) and contemporary buildings.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
A current bibliography will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

[updated 05.02.2020]
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