ARC 231 (Fall 2018)

History of Architecture: Prehistory through the Middle Ages

The historical development of architecture and art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages, emphasizing Western and Christian culture, with an introduction to Asian, African, Pre-Columbian American, Islamic, Buddhist, and Hindu traditions. Underscoring the cultural values that shape the arts and architecture, the course focuses on the development of building traditions around the world.

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