European Architecture and Urbanism, 1750-1910|
Fall 2015 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. Major centers studied include Paris, London, Munich, Berlin, Vienna, Rome, Milan, and Barcelona.
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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 [ISBN-13: 978-0300053203]
Barry Bergdoll, EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURE 1750-1890 [ISBN-13: 978-0192842220]
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 [ISBN-13: 978-0300042122]
Michael Lewis, THE GOTHIC REVIVAL [ISBN-13:978-0500203590]
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three in-class essay examinations and a final term paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prior completion of ARHA151 is helpful, though this course is not a formal prerequisite.
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