Home vs. Housing:Culture and History of Dwellings in the United States

The dialectic of home and housing provides the framework for an investigation into the cultural values, design, and planning of residences in the United States. This course examines the evolving expressions and meanings of home and housing, and the influence upon them of such movements as the Victorian suburban aesthetic, tenement reform, Bauhaus modernism, Corbusian high-rise planning, and the New Urbanism.