ARC 331: The Later Twentieth Century

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April 19-25

Note: April 19 is Good Friday; April 22 is Easter Monday

introduction

Introductory comment or great big question

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learning objectives

At the conclusion of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify main modern monuments in the period by name, date, designer/client and location (KNOWLEDGE)
  • Define terminology specific to technique, style and structure (KNOWLEDGE)
  • Describe integration of technology (material and non-material) in individual monuments (KNOWLEDGE)
  • Explain stylistic/technical changes in design as they relate to cultural context (COMPREHENSION)
  • Summarize the main concepts in important works of theory by key writers (COMPREHENSION)
  • Explain the development of the vocation/profession of building designers from (comprehension)
  • Visually analyze buildings from this period to suggest date, place, and designer (ANALYSIS)
  • Recognize change in architectural styles by comparing their formal and technical characteristic (ANALYSIS)
  • Critique the agency of people and technology w/in the process of design (EVALUATE)
  • Evaluate different theoretical and design approaches and defend personal preference for one or more (EVALUATE)

part 1

Two Photographs

  • Read: Gelernter, chap. 9 (from pp. 281 to the end) and chap. 10

 Demolition of Pruitt-Igoe (3pm March 16, 1972)

The Titanic (Stanley Tigerman, photomontage 1978)

part 1

Rebel Architecture

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David Adjaye

 

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Orthodox Modernism

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Ronchamp

 

  • Read: Gelernter, chap. 10

 

part 2

After Modernism

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Robert Venturi, from Complexity & Contradiction (1966)

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