ARH 642 Architectural Theory

ARH 642 Architectural Theory

Faculty: Ana Mayoral Moratilla

Course Description

This course will give an overview of contemporary architectural theory and highlight the relationship of architectural theories to social, political, technological, and scientific events. The course will foster critical thinking and introduce students to different schools of thought in architecture. It will elaborate on selected theoretical subjects’ connection between theory, current architectural discourse, and global practice.

Course Learning Outcome

As a result of successfully completing this course, students…

  • Will be able to:

    • Develop a critical approach towards the writings of architects
    • Assess differing theoretical viewpoints
    • Present the conceptual ideas of a building design
    • Analyze the relationship between theory and design concepts