Course Catalog - 2017-2018


ARCH 646 - HISTORY & THEORY III 1890-1968

Long Title: HISTORY AND THEORY III - 1890-1968
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): ARCH 345 OR ARCH 645 OR HART 345 OR HART 645
Description: This third course in the required History and Theory of Architecture sequence surveys the history and theory of architecture and urbanism between 1890 and 1968, tracing the critical shifts in architectural thought and practice that inaugurated, constituted, and questioned architectural modernism. Organized around a series of significant case studies considered particular designed responses to their material, intellectual, and sociopolitical context, the course elucidates the influence of contingent conditions on architectural design, but emphasizes the designer's efforts to reinforce, reform, or transform those conditions. While non-majors are welcome, availability is determined by the instructor. Cross-list: HART 506, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 346. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 646 if student has credit for ARCH 336/ARCH 346/ARCH 536.