History of Architecture III Course Field Trip

February 8th, 2015

History of Architecture III Course Field Trip

History of Architecture III Course Field Trip

History of architecture III course includes historical evolution of principal architectural movements, building types, and key historical monuments from the Enlightenment to High Tech Ecological Architecture. In this context course lecturer  Edmond Manahasa with 3rd year Architecture department students undertook a trip in Paris between 29th  of january and 3rd of february aiming the comprehension in real scale of very important pieces of Modernism. Paris city was selected considering its heritage on modern buildings and inclusion of such landmark or milestone buildings of different periods of 20th century.

The students under the guide of Mr. Manahasa visited to Le Corbussier’s Villa La Roche, and Villa Savoye, Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers’s Pompidou Center, Jean Nouvel’s Institute de Monde Arabe, Tschumy’s Parc de la Villete, Dominique Perrault’s Bibliotheque de France, August Perret’s Apartments at Rue Franklin, La Defense and Cinematheque of Frank Gehry. Beyond experiencing Haussmanian Paris  also important landmarks of Baroque period like Palace of Louvre and Industrial Revolution representative Eiffel Tower were considered to be visited after realizing the major program.