4.646 Research Programs in Modern Architecture


Class Info

Explores architectural positions developed in modern times, whether by individual architects or by groups of architects/researchers. Seminar offers a construction in the discipline of architecture parallel to the epistemology cast by Imre Lakatos, which sees science as a system of competing research programs. Participants explore and present notable positions within the discipline in modern times, mainly the 20th century. Limited to 15; preference to MArch students.

This class has 4.645 as a prerequisite.

4.646 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by T. Hyde.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesdays in 5-216.

This class counts for a total of 0 credits.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 4.646 was rated 7.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Histories of the Future — Research Programs in Modern Architecture site or on the 4.646 Stellar site.

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