Following a chronological order, the program of the course Treasures of architecture will begin with the historical, artistic and cultural explanation of the base style of construction, followed by the analysis of the monument, its history and architect. This way the participant will be provided with the necessary contents to understand the building as well as its architectural surroundings.

 

Treasures of Architecture I | Course Program

 

Module 0 – Architectural Panorama

Module 1 -The Great Pyramid of Giza

1.1 The architecture of the Pharaohs

1.1.1 The importance of River Nile

1.1.2 Evolution of the funerary construction

1.1.3 The craftsmen

1.2 The Great Pyramid of Giza – Giza

1.2.1 Location

1.2.2 Function

1.2.3 Mysteries

1.2.4 Workforce

1.2.5 Interiors

1.2.6 The Sphinx

 

Module 2 -The Temple of Amun

2.1 Egyptian temples

2.1.1 Plan

2.1.2 Decoration

2.2 The Temple of Amon – Karnak

2.1.1 History

2.1.2 Plan

2.1.3 Religious centre of the Empire

 

Module 3 – The Parthenon

3.1 Greek architecture

3.1.1 The Gods

3.2 The Parthenon – Athens

3.2.1 History

3.2.2 Plan

3.2.3 Entasis

3.2.4 Decoration

3.2.5 Functions

 

Module 4 – The Colosseum

 4.1 The architecture of the Great Roman Empire

4.1.1 Influences

4.1.2 Objective

4.2 The Colosseum – Rome

4.2.1 History

4.2.2 Plan

4.2.3 Function

4.2.4 Organization

4.2.5 Cages

 

 Module 5 – Hagia Sophia Basilica

5.1 Byzantine architecture

5.1.1 The division of the Roman Empire

5.1.2 Christianity

5.1.3 Golden mosaics

5.2 The Hagia Sofia – Istanbul

5.2.1 History

5.2.2 Interiors