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CS92PROD
European Architecture and Urbanism, 1750-1910

ARHA 244
Fall 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FRST 292
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

The course will consider developments in the history and theory of architecture and urbanism, primarily in France, England, and Germany, from the mid-18th through the early 20th century. Architectural culture will be discussed as a response to changing political, economic, technical, and ideological conditions in these national societies. A central theme is the relationship between concepts of both historicism and modernity throughout the period. The study of urbanism will include transformation of existing cities, housing, new towns, colonial capitals, and utopian communities.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation
Course lectures, discussions, readings and assignments aim to develop the ability to analyze works of architecture and related visual art from a wide range of interpretive perspectives.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARST)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(IDEA-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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