4.605 A Global History of Architecture

Class Info

Provides an outline of the history of architecture and urbanism from ancient times to the early modern period. Analyzes buildings as the products of culture and in relation to the special problems of architectural design. Stresses the geopolitical context of buildings and in the process familiarizes students with buildings, sites and cities from around the world. Additional work required of graduate students.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.605 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Jarzombek.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-133.

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

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