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History of 20th Century Architecture
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies, including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%, and an overall average of 60%.
This course will examine the architecture of the 20th century focusing on the buildings and writings of the modern and postmodern movements from the turn of the century to the present following a chronological trajectory of events, ideas and buildings. Though dealing primarily with architectural developments in Europe and North America, the class will also examine the spread of modernism and postmodernism within a global context, as well as new conceptual relationships between the canonical themes of modernity and current trends and practices in contemporary architecture.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken VISC 2B10 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Priority registration for Environmental Design and Industrial Design majors.

Priority registration for this course will be lifted on August 1, 2011.

Course code change 2011-12
Course was last updated June 23, 2011 - 11:01 AM