APL1001 : Alternative Practice: Histories
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr Andrew Law
- Owning School: Architecture, Planning & Landscape
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To introduce the idea of alternative practices with reference to their historical context.
To introduce and critique ideas of urban utopia.
To introduce and critique the idea of professional intervention in the built environment.
To introduce ways in which values and ethics in the built environment have shifted over time.
Outline Of Syllabus
Introducing traditional ideas of the ideal city, to include: historic utopias (for example the ancient, classical and renaissance city); socialist, anarchist and philanthropic ideas; modernist calls to order; plan and non-plan; globalisation, community and security.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||10||2:00||20:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||1||3:00||3:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||27:00||27:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Private study provides additional depth regarding historical awareness of planning interventions. Fieldwork, an urban walkabout, engages students directly with the consequences of different forms of planning thought and intervention.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
An essay will allow the student to explore an investigate one aspect of alternative practice in relationship to architecture and planning in detail.