Spring 2013

Modern Architecture, Design, and the Built Environment

Listed in: Architectural Studies, as ARCH-271  |  Art and the History of Art, as ARHA-271  |  European Studies, as EUST-271

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Jeffrey Saletnik (Section 01)


(Offered as ARHA 271, ARCH 271 and EUST 271.)  This course considers architecture and design of the 19th and 20th centuries in light of contemporary disciplinary themes like space, globalization, and sustainability. In doing so, it strives to highlight the social, political, intellectual, and technological forces that have influenced (and continue to motivate) modern design. Key figures to be addressed include: Gottfried Semper, William Morris, Peter Behrens, Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Daniel Libeskind, Herzog and de Meuron, and Zaha Hadid. Two class meetings per week. 

Requisite: EUST 216, EUST 364, a course in art history, studio art, or consent of the instructor. Limited to 20 students. Spring semester. Visiting Professor Saletnik.


2019-20: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2012, Spring 2013