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HP 160 - American Buildings and the Western Tradition


Prerequisites: None
A chronological survey of architecture in America, this course serves as an introduction to the architects, styles, and construction in America from the 17th century to World War II. Issues of style, aesthetics, technology, and socio-cultural history are explored through critical analysis of the built form. The course addresses vernacular and high-style architecture, acknowledging European antecedents and their American variants using an array of visual resources coupled with field trips.

3 credits
Spring



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