2019 Architectural Tour

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Architecture and Building Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yamazaki Taisuke  Kawashima Norihisa 
Course component(s)
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
ARC.D301
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/5
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This is an intensive course to visit many historic architectures and see their characteristics on site.
It is necessary for the students who are expected to be a successful architect in the world to learn how their own architectural culture had been developed in its history.

Student learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to deepen our understanding on the characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture through visiting many important cultural properties in Kinki district.

Keywords

Japanese architecture, wooden structure, traditional architecutre, important cultural property,

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This intensive course requires students to participate in two-day lectures and a six-day tour for the course credit.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Lecture about visiting sites and buildings Confirm the location of visiting points
Class 2 Historic temple buildings in Ikaruga area Read the instruction of the visiting buildings beforehand.
Class 3 Historic buildings in Nara prefecture Read the instruction of the visiting buildings beforehand.
Class 4 Historic buildings in Shiga prefecture Read the instruction of the visiting buildings beforehand.
Class 5 Historic buildings in Kyoto Read the instruction of the visiting buildings beforehand.
Class 6 Historic buildings in Kyoto Read the instruction of the visiting buildings beforehand.
Class 7 Historic buildings in Kinki area Read the instruction of the visiting buildings beforehand.
Class 8 Conclusion Confirm the drawings of visited buildings.

Textbook(s)

Nihon Kenchiku Gakkai "Nihon Kenchiku-shi Zushu"(shokoku-sha, 2011)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Yuichiro Kojiro "'Ma'- design of Japanese architecture" (Kajima shuppan-kai,1999 )

Assessment criteria and methods

Full attendance of 6days tour and submission of the final report are requested to the participants.

Related courses

  • the history of Japanese architecture

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

The participants are limited to 30 in this class. If the applicants are over 30, the student of architectural department has priority.

Other

nothing

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