Undergraduate Course: Edinburgh's Architecture (LLLA07063)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
Explore the architectural and urban history of Edinburgh: from the Old Town to the New Town to the contemporary city.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of this course, students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the architectural history of Edinburgh in its wider cultural and political context
Explain the relationship between architecture and its urban setting
Identify and discuss the different architectural styles and influences, and urban patterns
Analyse the architecture of an Edinburgh building with regard to its historical and urban context.
Edwards, Brian and Paul Jenkins, editors 2005.The Making of a Capital City, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press
Mays, Deborah, editor 1997. The Architecture of Scottish Cities, East Linton, Tuckwell Press
Youngson, A.J. 1993. The Making of Classical Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press
Gifford, John et al. 1984. Edinburgh, The Buildings of Scotland, Harmondsworth, Penguin
Glendinning, Miles and Aonghus MacKechnie. 2004. Scottish Architecture, London, Thames & Hudson.Journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, Vol. X. 1999.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Miss Loura Brooks
Tel: (0131 6)51 3200
|Course secretary||Mrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912