4.603 Understanding Modern Architecture


Class Info

Examines modern architecture, art, and design in the context of the political, economic, aesthetic, and cultural changes that occurred in the twentieth century. Presents foundational debates about social and technological aspects of modern architecture and the continuation of those debates into contemporary architecture. Incorporates varied techniques of historical and theoretical analysis to interpret exemplary objects, buildings, and cities of modernity. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Preference to Course 4 majors and minors.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.603 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by T. Hyde.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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