Architectural Theory II
Nelson Mandela University
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units12
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units1
Hours & Credits
The theory course is aimed at developing a deeper theoretical understanding and skill in handling context, programme and place making aspects of architecture. It also aims to develop a critical understanding of sustainable architectural principles and design guidelines.
To develop theoretical understanding of place-making.
To develop creative thinking ? articulation of abstract ideas to refined design responses.
To develop a broader architectural vocabulary.
To develop theoretical understanding of sustainable development and related issues and develop design skills.
To develop critical evaluation and discussion skills.
To develop verbal and visual communication skills.
Environment - behaviour studies.
Materials in architecture.