465.001
Baroque Architecture
180 Tappan Hall
TuTh 10:00-11:30am
3 Credit Lecture
Meets with ARCH 528.001

The course examines the architecture of the Baroque period, the buildings and cities of the late sixteenth to the mid-eighteenth centuries in Italy, France, England, and Central Europe. 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 Baroque period, including philosophical, religious, political, economic, and environmental factors. D. 3