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Counter-Practices in Architecture - ARCH9094

Year - 2018

Focused on the 1960s and 1970s, this unit will explore an alternative genealogy of the postmodern turn in architecture. It will introduce students to experimental practices and polemics that emerged when architects and figures from the counterculture responded to the identification of global environmental emergency, urban instabilities; revolutions in communication technologies and expanded forms of environmental control; growing militarism and globalising forces; and burgeoning claims to self-determination and environmental justice.

tutorials 1hr/week; seminars 2hrs/week

illustrated research essay (50%), critical summaries (20%) and seminar presentation (30%)

Assumed knowledge
BDES1011 and BDES2027 and BDES3011




Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Architecture
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Assoc Prof Lee Stickells
HECS Band: 2
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