ARTH 2154 – History of Architecture: Classic to Contemporary

A survey of the western tradition in architecture and city design from the 6th century BCE to the present. For the most part, this is a 'cities' course that centers on buildings and their urban environments. It will investigate some of the ways that buildings and urban centers are shaped by political, social, economic, and intellectual forces and, in turn, some ways that they reveal the culture of time and place. III B or IV.