History and Theory of Architecture I (HS 22)

Lecture (052-0803-22)
Organizer: Chair Delbeke
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Maarten Delbeke
Time: Fridays 2-4pm
Location: HPH G2

Bild: Luigi Rossini, Veduta del Tempietto di S. Pietro in Montorio, aus der Serie I MONUMENTI PIU INTERESSANTI DI ROMA DALL DECIMO SECOLO SINO AL SECOLO DECIMOTTAVO 1809-1830, Istituto Centrale per la Grafica, Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe, Fondo Corsini; volume 52K19, Rome, public domain


23.09.2022: Introduction 
30.09.2022: The First Fiction: Reading Vitruvius 
07.10.2022: Recovering Vitruvius and New Beginnings: Raphael’s Letter 
14.10.2022: The Letter, the Temple and the Courtyard 
21.10.2022: The Temple, the Courtyard 
04.11.2022: The Five Orders 
11.11.2022: Extending the orders: Palladio and Michelangelo 
18.11.2022: Mannerism & Michelangelo. Religious architecture 
25.11.2022: Luzern: The Jesuit church and the House of Loreto 
02.12.2022: Loreto and Francis’s right arm 
09.12.2022: The Cornaro chapel in Rome 

Course Organization:

Student Groups 

Course Reader:

Course reader 

Course Scripts:

History and Theory of Architecture I 
History and Theory of Architecture II 
History and Theory of Architectue I & II - Additional Readings 

Exam Material:

i. Scripts
Volume I: The whole volume, excluding chapters 2, 5 and 10.
5 and 10 are worth reading.
Volume II: Chapters 14, 15, 16, 17, 19 and 23.
In chapter 23, only the parts dealing with Victor Hugo.

ii. Transcripts
Exam Material - Part 1 
Exam Material - Part 2 
Q-T Diagrams 

Additional Readings:

Salomos Tempel 
In Statu Quo 

Lecture Recordings (HS22_FS23):

Lecture Recordings HS22
Lecture Recordings FS23

Sample Exam:

Sample Exam