Asian Islamic and Colonial Architecture National Taiwan University
For Islamic architecture part, the condition of characteristic monument such as mosque, madrasa (university), and mausoleum etc. in Asia will be analyzed and discussed. Since there are hardly any religious rules for architecture in Islam, the typical example among various kinds of buildings in each area and times will be shown in class. As for the colonial architecture part, we will see several important monuments such as government office, temple and fortification etc. by each European and Japanese Colonies in Asia. Schedule Feb 23 No.1: Introduction (1) Islamic architecture Mar 2 No.2 outline of Islam-1 Mar 9 No.3 Before Umayyad Mar 16 No.4 Abbasid & Egypt Mar 23 No.5 North Africa & Iberia Mar 30 No.6 Seljuk/Mongolian Apr 6 No.7 Timurid Apr 13 No.8 The Early India Apr 20 No.9 Ottoman Apr 27 No.10 Safavid May 4 No.11 Mughal May 11 No.12 Southeast Asia Colonial architecture May 18 No.13 Portuguese & Sapanish May 25 No.14 Dutch June 1 No.15 French June 8 No.16 British June 15 No.17 Japanese
1. Formation of the basic knowledge of Southeast Asia, an important neighbor of Taiwan. 2. Understanding of the historical condition of making Asian cultures throughout Islamic & Colonial architecture. 3. Giving a wide point of view for geographical area of Asia as a cultural soft unity.
Basic knowledge of Asian geography and history
Online Course Requirement
Non-degree Program: Art and Design Program,
Non-degree Program: Asian Art Program
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Email address: http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~artcy/