Histories of Architecture

Parsons School of Design: Architecture

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Graduate Course
Degree Students (with Restrictions)
Histories of Architecture
Fall 2023
Taught By: Allyson McDavid
Section: A

CRN: 1330

Credits: 3

Buildings and cities embody complex and conflicting histories. This course is global, diverse and interdisciplinary, investigating Histories of Architecture along a spine of carefully selected historical moments, with lateral case study comparisons that span geographies and cultures. This class also introduces a range of research methods to equip students for historical and design inquiry, including the close reading of buildings, texts and historical contexts.

Pre-requisite(s): none. Open to: Masters Degree in Architecture Majors and Masters Degree in Architecture and Lighing Design Dual Degree Majors Only; Others by permission.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Architecture (PGAR)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 22

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:20pm EDT 6/4/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/30/2023 - 12/6/2023