L2ARC

Architecture Studies Level 2

Course Description

Level 2 Architecture Studies is a cross-curricular subject that brings together aspects of History, Art History, Classical Studies and Design. It is intended to be an overview for those students who are interested in the Arts, History, Design and/or those looking to compliment a career path in Engineering and/or Architecture.  

This course will examine:

  • the cycle of embrace and rejection of classical architecture on European and NZ architecture
  • the lasting influence of classical culture on contemporary design
  • how media and materials (Wood/Stone/Marble/Pounami) produce certain effects in architecture and structures
  • the ways in which architecture can be used to convey meaning to the public and people who use and interact with structures and spaces
  • they ways in which historical context can influence architectural design 

Students will also create and communicate the form of a design based on historical architectural models.

 

Students will study: 15 structures (*externally assessed)


  • Parthenon, (Greece)
  • Colosseum, (Italy),
  • Pantheon (Italy),
  • Chartres Cathedral (France)*
  • Saint Chapelle (France)* 
  • Duomo (Siena)*
  • Palazzo Pubblico (Siena)*
  • L’Arc de Triomphe (France)* 
  • The Panthéon (France)*
  • The Eiffel Tower,(France) * 
  • The Crystal Palace (UK)* 
  • Tānenuiarangi, the wharenui at Waipapa marae (Auckland, NZ)* 
  • Tamatekapua meeting house in Ohinemutu, (Rotorua, NZ)*


Important: in 2021 this class will be doing its external examinations DIGITALLY but the option to conduct the exam on paper will also be permitted.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Device is ideal

Recommended Prior Learning

Design and Visual Culture, Art, Level 1 History,

Those students who have an interest in Ancient Greece and Rome, Art History and/or loves to draw/sketch and imagine interesting rooms, buildings and cities should certainly select this course. 


Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91181 v3
NZQA Info
Art History 2.2 - Examine the meanings conveyed by art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91182 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.3 - Examine the influence of context(s) on art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91183 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.4 - Examine how media are used to create effects in art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91204 v2
NZQA Info
Classical Studies 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91340 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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