Modern Architecture

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Art & the History of Art

Course Number: 
271
Institution: 
Amherst College

(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.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Crosslisted Section ID: 
ARHA-271-01,ARCH-271-01,EUST-271-01
Schedule #: 
ARHA-271-01-1213S

Course Sections

Modern Architecture
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Jeffrey Saletnik

jsaletnik@amherst.edu

TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM

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