History of Architecture: 1851 to the Present Lecture

Parsons School of Design: Sch. Art and Dsgn Hist and Th

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
History of Architecture: Lec
Fall 2024
Taught By: David Gissen
Section: A

CRN: 2728

Credits: 0

This course will investigate the history of architecture and interiors from the mid-nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. The aim will be to challenge students to explore and appreciate major social, cultural and technological shifts, through the study of architecture and interiors. Among themes we will address are: modernity and modernization, tradition and continuity, colonialism, orientalism, design and decoration, class, gender, national identity and sustainability. We will explore the history of architecture in a geographically expansive and global context. Requirements will be built around the process of building an original essay on a topic of choice with three check in points throughout the semester designed to demonstrate students’ understanding of and engagement with class material. Open to: University undergraduate students. Pre-requisites: first-year university writing course and at least one prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or visual culture. Co-requisite(s): PLSD 2100 Lecture./div>

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Sch. Art and Dsgn Hist and Th (ADHT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 100

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (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: 5:32pm EDT 7/12/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 2:10pm - 3:25pm
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 404
Date Range: 8/28/2024 - 12/4/2024