ARC 4520 – Architectural Theory

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FALL SEMESTER 2020 – UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY

COURSE DESCRIPTION                                

Surveys several key architectural writings from the past two millennia to identify the interrelationship and tension between theory and practice. Focuses on key figures, movements, and texts. Provides an overview of the principal theories that have informed or undermined architecture of the past four decades. Considers the changing role of theory with respect to practice. Provides a set of questions, techniques, and tools for criticism and self-reflection.

COURSE DOCUMENTS

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  • Syllabus
  • Reading Schedule / Critical Writing Responses
  • Discussion Leader Presentation
  • Architectural Theory Research Project

READING

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