Free Online Course on Phases of Post Modern Architecture | Alison

Phases of Post Modern Architecture

Free online course on the architectural and design features of the phases of post modern architecture with examples.

Free Course
The free online phases of post modern architecture course will introduce you to the architectural features, inspiration and design timeframe of the historicism, high tech, critical regionalism and Memphis Milano movements of post modern architecture. You will also learn about the architectural features of the deconstructivism movement, and pop art movement as well as the evolution of typography in the contemporary era and its classifications.
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    4-5 Hours
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  • Certification

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In this course, you will learn the timeline and architectural features in the historicism movement of post modern architecture and design. The architecture features as well as the timeline of evolution of the high tech movement of post modern architecture will also be covered. Then, the course will look at the critical regionalism movement in post modern architecture as well as the as well as the design inspiration for the Memphis Milano movement.

You will also learn about the architectural features and timeline evolution of the deconstructivism movement along with some notable architectural works under this movement. Also, the pop art movement will also be explained in terms of their design features along with the features of the industrial design movement. Lastly, the course will give a detailed explanation of the evolution of typography in the contemporary era.

This course is helpful for learners aiming have a detailed knowledge of various movements that have occurred in the post modern architecture era. Starting this course will enable you understand how post modern architecture and design styles have evolved over the years as well as the various movements of the era and their inspiration.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to: 

  • Examine how historicism returns back to the designs of classical architecture.
  • Discuss the architectural features of high tech movement and bowellism in high tech design movement.
  • Discuss the Kenneth Frampton's six points for an architecture of resistance.
  • Examine the influences from Art Deco, De Stijl and pop movements in the Memphis Milano movement.
  • Examine some Russian futurism designs under the constructivism movement.
  • Discuss how consumerism is the theme of the pop art design movement.
  • Discuss how the instrument determines the written form in typography.
  • Identify the variations in cursive and italic fonts that have occurred for various typefaces in typography.
  • Examine the continuance of the post modernist and modernist approach in the industrial design movement.


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