Ontario College of Art & Design

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VISC 4B19
Contemporary Studies in Architecture and Design
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 10 credits, including 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 VISC credit).
This course examines design issues in interior architecture and decoration in the 20th century. Emphasis is placed on design currents and aspects of social issues through the examination of specific examples such as the city housing schemes of Vienna, Amsterdam and London. We also discuss contemporary reinterpretations of vernacularism and consider the use of local, traditional and historical themes in architecture and design throughout the 20th century.
Anti-requisite: Students who previously took ACAD 4B19 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Priority registration for Environmental Design students.

Priority enrolment will be lifted on Tuesday July 20, 2010.
Course was last updated June 29, 2010 - 10:24 AM