Arch 102 Architectural Thinking 1

Part 1 of a 2-part sequence of architecture history. The overall aim is to provide students a rigorous working knowledge of key buildings, world developments, texts, concepts, and methodologies in architecture. The course structure emphasizes thematic trends surrounding the story of our built environment. Examples of world developments in building will be evaluated within the discipline but also alongside allied fields of inquiry in order to provide a diverse framework for considering the social, economic, political, and cultural contexts of architecture. The course will covered Classical, Renaissance, Baroque, Enlightenment periods (among others) and architectural works from all continents.