Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
714002002009CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURECompulsory246
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to give architectural buildings and techniques in the Classical Period of Greek Civilization and and their development during the period.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Aytekin ERDOĞAN
Learning Outcomes
1to give Political and economical contains of Greek world construction of buildings in the Classical Period.
2 to give social, sacred and political construction of buildingsin in the Classical Period of Greek Civilization during the period.
3to teach used and new emergent building technic in the Classical Period of Greek Civilization
4 to give in Architectural developments the Classical Period of Greek Civilization
5to transfer Urbanistic development, chapter, understanding and new intellect mind in the Classical Period of Greek Civilization
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Political and economical success of Greek world influenced construction of buildings in the Classical Period. They tried to build the most impressive and the greatest buildings for their gods. The most important temples built in Ionic and Doric order in Mainland Greece, Islands, South Italy, Sicily and Anatolia in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. will be examined in the course. Corinthian capitals, which rarely used in buildings as a third order will also be considered in the course. Cities built in Hippodamic order in Anatolia, Greece and South Italy, early examples of domestic architecture, agoras, stoas, theatres, stadions, hippodromes, catagogeions and early baths are within matters during the lecture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0to introduce in the architectur of Classical Period and political event in the Classical Period
1The urbanization, the system of hippadamic plan in the Classical Period
2The urbanization, the system of hippadamic plan in the Classical Period
3The defence of city and system of defence in the Classical Period
4The Agora in the Classical Period
5political buildings in the Classical Period (bouleuterion, pryteneion etc.)
6The Gymnasion and stadion in the Classical Period
7midterm exam
8the civil architectural constraction in the Classical Period
9to introduce in the tempel architectur in the Classical Period and the architect in the Classical Period
10the tempel architectur in the 5th century B.C. (the tempels of Greece and Western Anatolia)
11the tempel architectur in the 5th century B.C. (the tempels of Italy and Sicily)
12to build the tempel of Athens in the 5th century B.C.
13the tempels of Athens Acropolis
14the tempel architectur in the 4th century B.C. (the tempels of Greece and Western Anatolia)
15final -exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Vitruvius, Mimarlık Üzerine On Kitap, Şevki Vanlı Mimarlık Vakfı Yayınları, Mimarlığın Uluslararası Kaynakları: 2, Çeviren: S. Güven, 1990. W. B. Dinsmoor, The Architecture of Ancient Greece an Account of Historic Development, London, 1950. A. W. Lawrence, Greek Architecture, London, 1973. R. E. Wycherley, Antik Çağda Kentler Nasıl Kuruldu, 1961, (Çeviren: N. Nirven, N. Başgelen, İstanbul 1991). E. J. Owens, Yunan ve Roma Dünyasında Kent, Routledge, 1994 (Çeviren: C. Bilsel, İstanbul, 2000). R. A. Tomlinson, Yunan Mimarlığı, London, 1997 (Çeviren: R. Akbulut, İstanbul 2003). Alexander Tzonis-Phoebe Giannisi, Classical Grek Architecture, Paris 2006. A. Akarca, Şehir ve Savunması, Ankara, 1987.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures10110
Discussion16232
Question-Answer10110
Team/Group Work212
Report Presentation212
Self Study12448
Individual Study for Homework Problems5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11111
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading12336
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PO
2
PO
3
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4
PO
5
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6
PO
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PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
LO1 1 2    34
LO2 1 2 3  4 
LO31 2 3 4 5 
LO4 1  2 3 45
LO5          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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