ARTH 270-401 / URBS 276-401: The Modern City

H+U+D GATEWAY COURSE

Description:

A multi-disciplinary study of the European and American city in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. Emphasis is placed on the history of architecture and urban design; political, sociological, and economic factors also receive attention. This year the class considers the development of London, St. Petersburg, Washington, Boston, Paris, Vienna and Philadelphia.

Instructors:

David B. Brownlee, Shapiro-Weitzenhoffer Professor, History of Art (SAS)

with guest lectures by Professors Eugenie Birch (City Planning, Design), Annette Fierro (Architecture, Design), Andrea Goulet (French, SAS) Sophie Debiasi Hochhäusl (Architecture, Design), Dominic Vitiello (City Planning, Design), and others tba.

Day/Time:

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 11 AM – 12 PM