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American Architecture and Urbanism, 1770-1914
ARHA 246 FA
This course considers the development of architecture and urbanism in the United States from the late 18th through the early 20th century. Major themes include the relationship of American to European architectures; the
varied symbolic functions of architecture in American political, social, and cultural history; and the emergence of American traditions in the design of landscapes and planning for modern cities.
Dell Upton, ARCHITECTURE IN THE UNITED STATES
William Pierson, AMERICAN BUILDINGS AND THEIR ARCHITECTS I: THE COLONIAL AND NEO-CLASSICAL STYLES
Leland Roth, AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE: A HISTORY
O'Gorman, H.H. RICHARDSON, ARCHITECTURAL
FORMS FOR AMERICAN SOCIETY
William Jordy, AMERICAN BUILDINGS AND THEIR ARCHITECTS IV: PROGRESSIVE AND ACADEMIC IDEALS AT THE TURN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
W. Barksdale Maynard, ARCHITECTURE IN THE UNITED STATES,
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Two in-class essay examinations and a final examination.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Prior completion of ARHA151 is helpful, though this course is not a formal prerequisite.
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