Subjects

instructors
Rebecca Uchill
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, R02: F 11-12, R03: F 12-1 (3-133, 5-216, 5-216, 5-216)
prerequisites
description

U: 4.605; G: 4.650

Provides an outline of the history of architecture and urbanism from ancient times to the early modern period. Analyzes buildings as the products of culture and in relation to the special problems of architectural design. Stresses the geopolitical context of buildings and in the process familiarizes students with buildings, sites and cities from around the world.

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 a response 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

Examines themes in the history of design, with emphasis on Euro-American theory and practice in their global contexts. Addresses the historical design of communications, objects, and environments as meaningful processes of decision-making, adaptation, and innovation.

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.

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

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

instructors
Kurt Forster
units
3-0-9 G
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.