Architectural Theory Seminar

This advanced seminar in architecture examines architectural theory from a variety of perspectives. Selected issues in architectural thinking are chosen by the instructor as a vehicle to discuss wider issues in architectural discourse. Modularity, mass production, the role of tectonics, the social role of architecture, and meaning in contemporary architecture are themes from which the course draws its content. Students read primary source material from a variety of authors and sources on architecture and design. The course is intended to assist students in positioning their individual Thesis work within a larger context of theory. PREREQ: ARCH 0616 (lec, sem), cr 3 (Culture Stream).