ARC 232

History of Architecture: from the Renaissance through the Twentieth Century

to be updated for spring 2019

The historical development of architecture from the Renaissance to the present. Specific emphasis is placed on aesthetic and architectural theory, building technology, and the cultural and individual values that shape architecture, especially as members of the nascent profession evaluate and react to longstanding traditions of building.

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