212.001

HistArt / Arch
Understanding Architecture

Angell Hall Aud. A
MW 10:00 - 11:00am
3 Credit Lecture

This course examines visual, cultural, historical, and philosophical aspects of the man-made environment using examples from the field of architecture and the allied arts. The intent of the course is to provide a general view and a rudimentary understanding of the profession and the discipline of architecture. Upon completion of the course, the student is expected to demonstrate an understanding of the ideation context and the formal attributes of the built environments of various eras. The format includes two weekly lectures, weekly discussion sections, and several basic design problems. D. 4