Topics in Architectural Theory

This course is an advanced elective course for students who wish to pursue studies in the field of twentieth century architectural theory beyond the introduction established in the required courses listed under prerequisites above. The format of the course will be one lecture per week, followed by discussion. Approximately one third of the lectures will be delivered by each of the faculty members listed above, and at least two of the three will participate in the discussions following each of the lectures. Pedagogic Objectives:The objective of the course is to present to the student a broad view of contemporary architectural theory – its distinct modes of thought and operation, its recent history, and its relation to other spheres of cultural production. Completion Requirements:Intense readings, class discussion, papers.Prerequisites:Successful Completion of GSD courses 4201-4206 inclusive, or equivalent