Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ARCH 626 - MATERIAL, FORM, SPACE, TIME

Long Title: MATERIAL, FORM, SPACE, TIME: CONCRETE AND THE REVOLUTION OF SPACE IN ANCIENT ROME
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate
Description: "Architectural Revolution" has been tied to Le Corbusier, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Brunelleschi and to towering Gothic cathedrals. At the foundation of all these endeavors is the Concrete Revolution in Roman Architecture. In this course we'll look at the four essential elements of this revolution from the fourth century BCE to the fifth century CE, and we'll investigate how shifts in application and experience created a background that informs design to this day. Cross-list: HART 626, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 326. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 626 if student has credit for ARCH 326.