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Critical Analysis in Architecture

Critical Analysis in Architecture
Faculty Faculty of Architecture
Department History and Theory of Architecture
Lead Lecturer Oleg Yavein, MARCHI, Moscow
Additional Languages english

The course considers the critical analysis as the form of “practice of the architectural theory”.

The different methodologies of architectural analysis are classified in accordance with the dominant system of thought that has catalyzed their appearance and evolution. Analitical systems of thought and critical surveys of Woelflin, Zeddlemayer, Panofski, Wittkower, Rowe and others. Samples of analytical studies are given at the course to illustrate the different attitudes and analytical instrumentariums.