ARCH 341: History of Architecture II: Renaissance to Enlightenment (3)

A continuation of ARCH 340, History of Architecture I, studying the period from 1400-1800. Particular attention given to new theoretical developments and to stylistic expressions that emerged with the revived interest in classical antiquity, the effects of new scientific thinking on architecture, and on the role of architecture as an expression of political power. Emphasis is on architecture in Europe and the Americas with exploration of contemporary developments in Asia and Africa. Weekly lectures and readings including original sources. Prerequisite: ARCH 340 or ARCH 640 or consent of instructor. LEC
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