History of the environment 210

Module code OML 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

An introduction to critical readings of history. It covers episodes instrumental in the formation and export of modernity, especially its manifestation in southern Africa as a vehicle for western hegemony, and its influence on contemporary discourse. Exemplar projects are studied to uncover the socio-political forces that shaped the ideas, methods and individual aspirations of architects in the service of patrons.  

Module credits 6.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Architecture
Period of presentation Semester 1

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