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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN

Research Unit for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia


Foundation of Natural and Built Environments
CULTURE & CIVILIZATION (FDES 0815)
Prerequisite: None
Lecturers: Ida Marlina Mazlan, Sufina Abu Bakar
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Project 2: Messages from the Past
30% marks (20% Group + 10% Individual)
Submission date: 21st April 2016 (Week 11)
Introduction
The terms Historical Reenactment and Living History are often used as synonyms to indicate any practices
through which the participants try to simulate life in a given historical period, portraying people and episodes of
the past and featuring original tools, activities and dresses in an interactive presentation of arts and sciences,
techniques and crafts, textiles and garments, weapons and uniforms, music and dancing, food and drinks,
games and other pastimes, with the aim of improving the knowledge of History and educating other people,
regardless they are fellow participants, scientific researchers or the audience itself
Historiavivens.eu
Objectives

To examine the culture and civilization of Eastern and Western ancient civilizations.
To identify the unique elements of Eastern and Western civilizations.

Learning Outcome

Able to recall the development of Eastern and Western human culture and civilizations in the past as
well as present.
Able to demonstrate good documentation and presentation skills.

Tasks
Part I: Civilization Study (Group Component)
In a group of 10, you are to investigate the specific given civilization through books and the internet. Your
investigation should cover the following topics:

Topic
Government
(Administration)
Religion
Culture
Art/Architecture
Technology/
Invention

Description
The Authority that rules a particular country

Remarks
Social Strata

A Social institution involving beliefs and practices


based on recognizing sacred
The combination of human knowledge, beliefs and
behavior that we learn and pass on to future
generations
Various types of artwork and buildings that express
the talents, beliefs and values of people in society

Can include Myth and


Belief in this topic
Food, Entertainment or
any sort of tradition

Tools and skills people use to make life easier

Writing
System/Literature/
Construction
Any sorts of invention
created by the people

Group leader will need to establish a link to the groups Padlet. Each group is required to upload their weekly
progress in Padlet. Progress will be monitored using this platform and presented during tutorial (if needed).
With the investigation that you have conducted, you are then to compile and present the information as a group
in using PowerPoint and choose 1(ONE) culture/tradition that is suitable to be demonstrated in class creatively.
(NOTE: It is advised to divide the topics accordingly within your group to make sure that the all parties are
contributing to the presentation deck.)
Part II: Understanding Character of the Past (Individual Component)
Individually, your task is to select and study on a character in the specific civilization. The outcome of your
study should include the following:

Introduction of character
The position in social strata
Clothing
Achievement

Submission for Part II would be a journal in A5 size comprises of series of sketches, colored, complete with
annotations. You are also required to package your journals that best reflects the chosen character.
(NOTE: All must be done manually)
Submission Requirement
Part I: Civilization Study (Group Presentation)
1- Generate a presentation slide which reflects all FIVE (5) topics listed in the task section.
2- Demonstrate 1(ONE) culture/tradition from the selected civilization.
3- An A4 report compilation of your investigation in Part I task. The report should include all progress and data
collection of your selected civilization. The report should have a proper cover, assignment title, civilization name,
and group members name. Reference for both text and visuals (if any) should be included.
Part II: Understanding Character of the Past (Individual Component)
1-A5 Journal (maximum 4 pages). The journal should include elements stated in Part II task.
2- Journal works must be done manually (hand drawn or collage format).No computer graphic allowed.

3-Referencing and citation of sources is to be inserted at the back of the journal.


You are required to complete and submit Part I and II on the presentation day:
Presentation Day
Date: 21st April 2016 (Week 11)
Venue: LT7
Session 1: 10-12pm (4 groups)
Break:12-12.30pm
Session 2: 12.30-2.30pm (4 groups)
(NOTE: Presentation of each group needs to be recorded and uploaded using proper media into your e-portfolio)
Reminder: Works submitted late will yield 10% mark reduction. For works submitted later than two working days,
no assessment will be done.
** Subject to changes (if any and will be announced in class)
Assessment criteria
The assessment for this assignment will be based on:

Demonstrated understanding in the culture and civilization of the ancient civilization


Ability to collect data appropriate to the ancient civilization
Creativity in presentation

Marking criteria
Marks shall be distributed as follows:
Work will be assessed based on the following assessment criteria:
TGC
Acquired

Assessment Criteria

Marks

Demonstrated understanding in the culture and civilization of the ancient


civilization
-ability to develop understanding of the ancient civilization

10

Ability to collect data appropriate to the ancient civilization


-able to summarize and present the data effectively

Creativity in presentation
- Creative methods and techniques in presentation

5
TOTAL

20

Weekly Progress
Week/Date
Week 7
17/3/16
Week 8
24/3/16
Week 9
31/3/16
Week 10
14/4/16

Task
-investigate on the civilization assigned to the group
which includes the 5 topics listed in Part I task. Compile
related data

Remarks
-upload progress in the established
Padlet
(no face to face tutorial;
feedback will be given online)
-establish a proper Timeline on the civilization and -tutorial in class with progress
confirm the culture/tradition that will be demonstrated presentation on Padlet
during presentation day
-continue refining information on the 5 topics
-establish PowerPoint presentation draft
-tutorial in class with progress
-refine the selected culture/tradition (for class presentation on Padlet
demonstration)
BREAK (4-8 APRIL)
-to finalize 80% of the Power Point Content
-tutorial in class with progress
-to finalize 70-80% of the culture/tradition demo
presentation on Padlet
PRESENTATION DAY
Week 11 (21/4/16)