European Architecture and Urbanism, 1750-1910|
Fall 2009 not offered
|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.
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.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARST)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(IDEA-MN)
Henry-Russell Hitchcock, ARCHITECTURE, NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES
Barry Bergdoll, EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURE 1750-1890
Robin Middleton, ARCHITECTURE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Sir John Summerson, THE CLASSICAL LANGUAGE OF ARCHITECTURE
Wolfgang Braunfels, URBAN DESIGN IN WESTERN EUROPE
Donald Olsen, THE CITY AS A WORK OF ART
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two hour examinations and a final examination
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prior completion of ARHA151 is helpful, though this course is not a formal prerequisite.
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