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Table of Contents - The Meaning Of Architecture
ENV-DSN 110      The Meaning Of Architecture
Architecture is a visual and physical expression of civilization. This course will introduce to the student an understanding and appreciation of architecture and our built environment through a broad examination of cultural and aesthetic paradigms. The student will be informed of the historic legacy and value of architecture; how it impacts our society today and our daily lives. This course will employ slides, lectures, and text to familiarize the student with a select group of significant works of architecture of the western world. Local site visits may be required therefore transportation will be the student's responsibility.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Archit & Urban Plan & Design