American Architecture and Urbanism, 1770-1914|
Fall 2014 not offered
|Course Cluster: Urban Studies|
This course considers the development of architecture and urbanism in the United States from the late 18th through the early 20th century. Major themes include the relationship of American to European architectures; the varied symbolic functions of architecture in American political, social, and cultural history; and the emergence of American traditions in the design of landscapes and planning for modern cities.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(IDEA-MN)
Dell Upton, ARCHITECTURE IN THE UNITED STATES
William Pierson, AMERICAN BUILDINGS AND THEIR ARCHITECTS I: THE COLONIAL AND NEO-CLASSICAL STYLES
Leland Roth, AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE: A HISTORY
James F. O'Gorman, H.H. RICHARDSON, ARCHITECTURAL FORMS FOR AMERICAN SOCIETY
William Jordy, AMERICAN BUILDINGS AND THEIR ARCHITECTS IV: PROGRESSIVE AND ACADEMIC IDEALS AT THE TURN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
W. Barksdale Maynard, ARCHITECTURE IN THE UNITED STATES, 1800-1850
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two in-class essay 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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