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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2017/2018
Scuola Scuola di Architettura Urbanistica Ingegneria delle Costruzioni
Insegnamento 099900 - ARCHITECTURE AND TOWN IN CHINA
Docente Chen Zhen
Cfu 4.00 Tipo insegnamento Monodisciplinare

Corso di Studi Codice Piano di Studio preventivamente approvato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Nome Sezione Insegnamento
Arc - Urb - Cost (Mag.)(ord. 270) - MI (1017) ARCHITETTURA - ARCHITETTURA DELLE COSTRUZIONI***AZZZZ099900 - ARCHITECTURE AND TOWN IN CHINA
Arc - Urb - Cost (Mag.)(ord. 270) - MI (1018) ARCHITETTURA - PROGETTAZIONE ARCHITETTONICA***AZZZZ099900 - ARCHITECTURE AND TOWN IN CHINA
Arc - Urb - Cost (Mag.)(ord. 270) - MI (1136) ARCHITETTURA***AZZZZ099900 - ARCHITECTURE AND TOWN IN CHINA

Programma dettagliato e risultati di apprendimento attesi

Project of architecture and city in China

Objective
The lectures are going to discuss the current situations of the Chinese urban planning and architecture, which is different from the European and American cases. The contemporary Chinese city shape is made of the interaction of several urban planning images: the ambition to be the most modern form of urban modernization, the ambition to be Chinese respecting the traditional values of Chinese culture, the ambition to be oriented /addressed/ aimed to be a social development.
The course will introduce and review panoramically the phenomena of Chinese urban planning and architecture, which could introduce the students to the a picture of the interaction of these features in the chines context.
Lessons, discussions and exam (presentation) will be in English.


Subject
Starting from the cases study, the lessons will introduce and discuss projects and the relative debates in the contemporary society. For some contemporary cases there will be an historical review of the problems in Chinese context. 
To reveal and understand these phenomena, the lectures will discuss the tradition system and contemporary phenomephon of Chinese urban planning, the relation between the ancient city and new city, the Argument of “Chinese and Modern”; the Urban Planning History of Chinese Cities; The Transformation of Chinese Cities; China’s urbanization; Chinese countryside; Chinese Contemporary Architects; Dwelling with Chinese Courtyard Building Architecture; traditional Chinese Garden and Landscape; “Copycat” +”Tradition”; question the identity of Chinese cities; Chinese Railway Station between Architecture and City, etc.


Note Sulla Modalità di valutazione

The research will be developed by group with 2-3 students. The exam constitutes a 10-15 min oral presentation and a research essay (within 1500 words).
The topic, which can be chosen by the students themselves, might be a study of a Chinese architect, a specific Chinese city, a foreign architect/studio 's work in China, or comparison research between a Chinese architect/building and a foreign one.

The themes of research should be chosen from the following argument: Beautiful Countryside - Village and structure in view of planning;  Ideal model and City foundation;  City of Power (totalitarianism, model of Beaux-Arts, City Beautiful movement);  Copycat – the relation to the tradition;  Enclosed building- The meaning of courtyard. China and Europe; Colonial quarter. Yesterday and today; Dimension of block and zoning system between China and Italy; Chinese architecture and modernism. The other proposals of topics should be discussed with professor.


Bibliografia
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPeter Rowe, Seng Kuan, Architectural Encounters With Essence and Form in Modern China
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPeter Rowe, Seng Kuan, Essenza e forma: l'architettura in Cina dal 1840 a oggi
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaEdward Denison, Guang Yu Ren, Modernism in China: Architectural Visions and Revolutions.
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaJEFFREY W. CODY, NANCY S. STEINHARDT, TONY AKTIN, Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPETER G. ROWE, East Asia Modern.Shaping the Contemporary City
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaLeon Hoa,, Reconstruire la Chine: Trente ans d'urbanisme (1949-1979)
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaAlfred Schinz, The Magic Square: Cities in Ancient China
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaJohn Friedmann, China's Urban Transition
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaHarvard Design School Project on the City, Great Leap Forward
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaNeville Mars, Adrian Hornsby, The Chinese Dream: A Society Under Construction
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPETER G. ROWE, Emergent Architectural Territories in East Asian Cities
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaWang Jun, Beijing Record: A Physical and Political History of Planning Modern Beijing
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaHo Pui Yin, Chanllenge for an evolving city: 160 Years of Port and Land Development in Hong Kong
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaEdward Denison, Guang Yu Ren, Building Shanghai: The Story of China's Gateway.
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaJames Cahill, The Compelling Image: Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Painting
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaTao Yuanming, Selected poems
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPeng Yigang, Analysis of Traditional Chinese Garden
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaPhilippe Foret, Mapping Chengde: The Qing Landscape Enterprise
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaYu Hua, China in Ten words

Mix Forme Didattiche
Tipo Forma Didattica Ore didattiche
lezione
35.0
esercitazione
15.0
laboratorio informatico
0.0
laboratorio sperimentale
0.0
progetto
0.0
laboratorio di progetto
0.0

Informazioni in lingua inglese a supporto dell'internazionalizzazione
Insegnamento erogato in lingua Inglese
Disponibilità di materiale didattico/slides in lingua inglese
Disponibilità di libri di testo/bibliografia in lingua inglese
Possibilità di sostenere l'esame in lingua inglese
schedaincarico v. 1.6.1 / 1.6.1
Area Servizi ICT
23/10/2019