AH121 - Global Architecture II: The Taj Mahal to the 21st Century

An introduction to the built environment from early modernism to the present day from a global perspective. The formation of the western tradition in architecture under the influence of ancient Mediterranean models during the 16th – 18th centuries, and how Europeans shaped colonial architecture. Building traditions of Asian and Middle Eastern empires such as Edo Japan, Mughal India and Ottoman Turkey. The impact of the Industrial Revolution on cities and their buildings. The relationship between economic power and contemporary international architecture. The influence of current concerns, such as climate change and social inequality, on the built environment. Local and regional architecture will be examined through case studies and field trips. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: HP requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: HP requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Critical Learning: HP

1 unit — Kolarik

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 8 Global Architecture II: The Taj Mahal to the 21st Century Topic Details Ruth Kolarik Packard Hall 21 25 / 6 02/25/2024
Spring 2025 Block 7 Global Architecture II: The Taj Mahal to the 21st Century Ruth Kolarik TBA 25 / 25 02/25/2024
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