ARTH 474 (1ON) - Introduction to Architectural History

Intro to Architectural History

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Art History
Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 55867
Survey of representative buildings from the entire history of architecture with analysis of structure, form, and symbolic content, concentrating on major works such as pyramids, the Roman Pantheon, the Gothic cathedral, the Renaissance palace, the Baroque church, and the modern skyscraper. In addition to the overarching narrative of architectural history, further topics include materials and building technologies, design theories, aesthetic principles, and the role of the architect in society.
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Equivalent(s): ARTS 574
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Ivo Van der Graaff

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 Hours Arranged ONLINE

Booklist

Watkin, History of Western Architecture, 6th edition (Hachette 2015) ISBN: 9781780675978