WesMaps - Wesleyan University Catalog 2018-2019       Home       Archive       Search
CS92PROD
Architecture of the 20th Century

ARHA 254
Spring 2019
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENVS 254
Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor, Urban Studies

The course considers influential works in architecture, its theory and criticism, and ideas for urbanism, mostly in Europe and the United States, from about 1900 to the present. Early parts of the semester focus on the origin and development of the modern movement in Europe to 1940, with attention given to selected American developments before World War II. Later parts of the course deal with Western architecture from 1945 to the present, including later modernist, postmodernist, and deconstructivist work, urbanism and housing, computer-aided design, green buildings, and postwar architecture in Latin America and Japan and in postcolonial India and Africa.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARHA-Asian/Isla)(ARHA-Eur/Am/Afr)(ARST)(IDEA-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on DEC-14-2018
Contact wesmaps@wesleyan.edu to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email ? Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459