ARCH 462 - NATURE IN-VITRO
Long Title: NATURE IN-VITRO: BODIES, GARDENS AND BUILT FORMS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This seminar considers theories and narratives of nature in the crafting of modern and contemporary art and architecture in the Americas. We will travel from Humboldt's re-imagined geographies, Jean-Baptiste Lamark's re-formulated notions of milieu, and Xavier Bichat's re-conceptualized human body to 20th century earthworks and current obsessions with ecology and sustainability.