This course examines the architecture of the Renaissance; the buildings and cities of the 15th and 16th centuries in Italy, France and England. They will be discussed in relationship to contemporary theoretical writings, addressing issues of function, structure and beauty, as well as in relationship to the cultural context of the Renaissance, including philosophical, religious, political, economic and environmental factors. This course is comprised of lectures and discussions. Students are required to take written exams, to write a term paper, and to participate in discussions based on required readings. Estimated cost of materials: $50 or more but less than $100. IV. 3

Instructor: Lydia Soo

  • Tuesday and Thursday *Meets with ARCH 518
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • 130 Tappan Hall
  • Credits: 3
  • Seminar