Subjects

instructors
units
4-0-8 / 3-0-6 G
schedule
M 2-5, R01: W 12, R02: F 12-1 (3-133, 5-216, 5-231)
prerequisites
description

U: 4.602; G: 4.652

instructors
units
4-0-8 U / 3-0-6 G
schedule
MW 11-12:30, R01: W 1-2, R03: F 12-1 (3-133, 5-216, 5-216, 5-216)
prerequisites
description

U: 4.605; G: 4.650

Note: the Friday 11 am recitation (R02) has been canceled

instructors
units
3-0-6 G / 3-0-9 G
schedule
M 2-5 (5-216)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

(Re)constructing Memory

instructors
units
3-0-6 G
schedule
MW 11-12:30 (5-234)
prerequisites
4.210 or permission of instructor
description

General study of modern architecture as responses to important technological, cultural, environmental, aesthetic and theoretical challenges after the European Enlightenment.

instructors
units
3-0-6 G / 3-0-9 G
schedule
M 10-1 (5-216)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Design (of buildings, cities, environments) is an anticipatory discipline, whose techniques, practices, and desires are directed toward the formulation of futures.

instructors
units
5-0-7 U
schedule
TR 11-12:30, R01: W 10-11, R02: F 10-11 (3-133, 5-216, 5-216)
prerequisites
description

The term design has many meanings, but at its core it refers to the human capacity to shape the environment we inhabit. Design is as old as humanity itself and studying its history provides a way to think critically about the past through the lens of design. 

instructors
units
3-0-6 G / 3-0-9 G
schedule
F 2-5 (5-216)
prerequisites
description

Historical study of collecting from the Renaissance to the present. Addresses the practices of collecting and display at the both the individual and institutional level, and analyzes their social, aesthetic, scientific, political and economic dimensions. Specific themes vary from year to year.

Offered for 9 or 12 units.

May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

instructors
Advisor
units
0-1-14 G
schedule
see advisor ()
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Required of doctoral students in HTC as a prerequisite for work on the doctoral dissertation. The qualifying paper is a scholarly article fit to be published in a peer-reviewed journal that is the result of research in the history, theory and criticism of architecture and art. Topic may not be in the area of the proposed thesis.

instructors
Supervisor
units
0-1-26 G
schedule
see advisor ()
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Required of doctoral students in HTC as a prerequisite for work on the doctoral dissertation. The Major Exam covers a historically broad area of interest and includes components of history, historiography, and theory. Preparation for the exam will focus on four or five themes agreed upon in advance by the student and the examiner, and are defined by their area of teaching interest.

instructors
Supervisor
units
0-1-14 G
schedule
see advisor ()
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Required of doctoral students in HTC as a prerequisite for work on the doctoral dissertation. The Minor Exam focuses on a specific area of specialization through which the student might develop their particular zone of expertise. Work is done in consultation with HTC faculty, in accordance with the HTC PhD Degree Program Guidelines.

instructors
Advisor
units
0-1-2 G
schedule
see advisor ()
prerequisites
4.221 and 4.661
description

Preliminary study in preparation for the thesis for the SMArchS degree in History, Theory and Criticism. Topics include literature search, precedents examination, thesis structure and typologies, and short writing exercise.

instructors
Advisor
units
TBA G
schedule
see advisor ()
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Required for doctoral students in HTC as a prerequisite for work on the doctoral dissertation. Prior to candidacy, doctoral students are required to write and orally defend a proposal laying out the scope of their thesis, its significance, a survey of existing research and literature, the methods of research to be adopted, a bibliography and plan of work.

instructors
units
3-0-9 G
schedule
F 9-12 (4-144)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

This seminar probes how the notion of territory has a deep history.

instructors
units
3-0-6 G / 3-0-9 GG
schedule
M 2-5 (3-329)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Note: permanent class schedule: M 2-5 in room 3-329

This workshop/seminar is dedicated to producing an image-catalogue-text that portrays the history of the emergence of the Data Age. Students will work closely with Professor Jarzombek in the design of the book with the eventual goal being either an exhibition or an actual publication. 

instructors
units
3-0-6 G / 3-0-9 GG
schedule
W 2-5 (5-216)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

This seminar examines the conceptual premises of linking geology (and the environment in general) with architecture. Ranging from chthonic sites to potential space colonies, we’ll examine the rise of geological speculation that endowed the earth with its own history and architecture with new sources.