Ontario College of Art & Design

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VISC 2B10
History of 20th Century Architecture (NOT OFFERED IN 2009-2010)
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies, including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%, and an overall average of 60%.
(NOT OFFERED IN 2009-2010)
This course will examine the architecture of the 20th century focusing on the buildings and writings of the modern and postmodern movements from the turn of the century to the present following a chronological trajectory of events, ideas and buildings. Though dealing primarily with architectural developments in Europe and North America, the class will also examine the spread of modernism and postmodernism within a global context, as well as new conceptual relationships between the canonical themes of modernity and current trends and practices in contemporary architecture.
Notes: Priority registration for Environmental Design majors.
Course was last updated June 12, 2009 - 11:48 AM