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Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages


Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages
Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages

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Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages Course
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Course Description

Humans have been designing and building monuments and buildings of all types and sizes from the dawn of civilisation to the extent that the built environment reflects a people's cultural, religious and political beliefs and characteristics. This free online course reviews early buildings and monuments from the Roman Empire through to the Middle Ages. It looks at examples such as Renaissance and Baroque architecture and well-known examples of 19th and 20th century buildings. Works by famous architects such as Brunelleschi, Bernini, Solomon Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe are also reviewed. This course will be of interest to architecture and design professionals, and to learners who would like to pursue a career in the areas of design, architecture and the built environment. Even if you are about to design your new home, you might find inspiration by studying this course!

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Learning Outcomes

In this course you will: - Review early buildings and monuments from the Roman Empire to the Middle Ages - Examine examples of Renaissance and Baroque architecture - Assess examples of 19th and 20th Century buildings - Appraise the work of architects such as Brunelleschi, Bernini, Solomon Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe


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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 57 reviews
Course Title: Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages
Course #: 371
Course Publisher: Smart History
Course Category: 6
Content Origin:
Course Description: Humans have been designing and building monuments and buildings of all types and sizes from the dawn of civilisation to the extent that the built environment reflects a people's cultural, religious and political beliefs and characteristics. This free online course reviews early buildings and monuments from the Roman Empire through to the Middle Ages. It looks at examples such as Renaissance and Baroque architecture and well-known examples of 19th and 20th century buildings. Works by famous architects such as Brunelleschi, Bernini, Solomon Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe are also reviewed. This course will be of interest to architecture and design professionals, and to learners who would like to pursue a career in the areas of design, architecture and the built environment. Even if you are about to design your new home, you might find inspiration by studying this course!
License: This course is available from SmartHistory through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 09 February 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Adam Jensen
    Adam Jensen Egypt It is a great course to give you a push of information about building from old to modern architecturally and historically. It is wonderful one, thanks ALISON. 2015-06-22 21:06:44
  • Sam Chorlton
    Sam Chorlton United Kingdom It is a very interesting and useful subject to learn about for people who like history and culture 2015-04-08 22:04:29
  • Abdul Basit Shaikh
    Abdul Basit Shaikh Pakistan An informative course specially for concerned students. 2015-01-05 19:01:42
  • Abdul Basit Shaikh
    Abdul Basit Shaikh Pakistan It was really an informative course specially for me who is concerned with civil engineering. 2015-01-05 19:01:09
  • Evagelos Garantziotis
    Evagelos Garantziotis Greece Very good course! 2014-12-31 15:12:42
  • Richard Joosse
    Richard Joosse Australia Excellent course, loved it. 2014-11-27 04:11:24
  • Michael Shewry
    Michael Shewry United Kingdom I found it very interesting how the designs have improved over all them years, but also how much details are in the buildings. 2014-08-19 14:08:06
  • Shannon Uselton
    Shannon Uselton United States of America I enjoyed this course very much. I am just taking classes that I think would be interesting and I was correct with this one! 2014-07-17 17:07:19
  • Yidnekachew Mulugeta
    Yidnekachew Mulugeta Ethiopia I have get a good and basic knowledge about the colosseum. It the most beautiful architectural creativity. 2013-03-17 18:03:32
  • Emmanuel Asare Mensah
    Emmanuel Asare Mensah Ghana Course Module: Module 3: 19th and 20th Century Architecture
    Course Topic: Seagram Building
    Comment: I want to improve on skills. 2013-02-03 21:02:25
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