4.607
Thinking About Architecture: In History and At Present

Prerequisites: 
4.645 or permission of instructor
Required of: 
MArch students

Studies the interrelationship of theory, history, and practice. Looks at theory not as specialized discourse relating only to architecture, but as touching on many issues, whether they be cultural, aesthetic, philosophical, or professional. Topics and examples are chosen from a wide range of materials, from classical antiquity to today.