Course Title Architecture of Modern Period
Course ID ARCH 235
Course Program Undergraduate, B.Arch,
Course Type Core Theory
Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK
Semester Level II, Term II
Course Offered No
Description Understanding modernism, modernity, modernization as different facets of major socio-political and technical shift in the post renaissance Europe. Tracing the proliferation of architectural theories and practice in Neo-Classical French tradition, in the works of Perrault, Laugier, Viollet-le-Duc, Boullee, Ledoux and Labroust. Development of steel and glass architecture in France and England. Introduction to Art nouveau. Significance of Chicago school and Bauhaus. Introduction to the works of modern masters such as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies Van Der Rohe and Alvar Alto.