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Introduction to European Architecture I

This lecture-only module offers a survey of Western architecture up to c.1520. It provides an introduction to the critical analysis of building types. This lecture-only module considers such matters as issues of style, the functions architecture, as well as the range of technical methods employed by architects in the context of influential factors such as historical period, geographic location, and the prevailing social, political and religious environments.


Academic staff from the Department of History of Art and Architecture

How to apply

The closing date for online and postal applications is Friday 16th September. You may register and pay by credit/laser card online at after 16th August or you can download an application form and send it with a cheque/money order made payable to Trinity College Dublin number 1 account to: Dr Patricia Stapleton, Evening and Short Courses administrator, School of Histories and Humanities, Room 3141, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Dublin 2. Applications may be made in person in room 3141, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin between 16th and 27th August from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. or by appointment.


EUR 75/Concession EUR 45. The concession rate is available to second and third level students and people whose primary source of income is social welfare, health board or a government-sponsored employment scheme.

Time and place

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Emmet Theatre, Arts Building. Please note all course times are subject to change. Please check our website: after 16 August for update or text INFO to 087 2572016.


This lecture-only module comprises one lecture per week over one twelve-week term commencing Tuesday 27 September 2016. There is a one week break (7 - 11 November 2016) when no lectures will take place.