ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Architectural Philosophy and History (APH)

APH 100 Introduction to Environmental Design. (3)
fall and spring
Survey of environmental design: includes historic examples and the theoretical, social, technical, and environmental forces that shape them. Cross-listed as DSC 100/PUP 100. Credit is allowed for only APH 100 or DSC 100 or PUP 100.
General Studies: HU, G, H

APH 200 Introduction to Architecture. (3)
fall and summer
Survey of issues and polemics affecting current architectural theory and practice. Lecture, discussion.
General Studies: HU, G

APH 300 World Architecture I/Western Cultures. (3)
fall
Historical and contemporary built environments of Western civilizations: Mediterranean, Europe, and the Americas as manifestations of cultural history and responses to environmental determinants. Prerequisite: nonmajor.
General Studies: HU, G, H

APH 301 World Architecture II/Eastern Cultures. (3)
spring
Historical and contemporary built environments of Eastern civilizations: Mid-East, Central Asia, Far East, and South Pacific as manifestations of cultural history and responses to environmental determinants.
General Studies: G

APH 304 American Architecture. (3)
not regularly offered
Architecture in the United States from earliest colonial times to present. Prerequisite: nonmajor.
General Studies: HU

APH 305 Contemporary Architecture. (3)
not regularly offered
Europe and America from the foundations of the modern movement to the present. Prerequisite: nonmajor.
General Studies: HU

APH 313 History of Architecture I. (3)
fall
Survey of the monuments, buildings, and cities of Europe and Africa from the earliest human settlements to the present day. Prerequisite: junior standing or instructor approval.
General Studies: L/HU, G

APH 314 History of Architecture II. (3)
spring
Survey of the monuments, buildings, and cities of Asia and the Americas from the earliest human settlements to the present day. Prerequisite: APH 313.
General Studies: L/HU, G

APH 411 History of Landscape Architecture. (3)
fall
Physical record of human attitudes toward the land. Ancient through contemporary landscape planning and design. Cross-listed as PLA 310. Credit is allowed for only APH 411 or PLA 310.
General Studies: H

APH 414 History of the City. (3)
fall
The city from its ancient origins to the present day. Emphasizes European and American cities during the last five centuries. Cross-listed as PUP 412. Credit is allowed for only APH 414 or PUP 412.
General Studies: H

APH 441 Ancient Architecture. (3)
not regularly offered
Architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world with selective emphasis on major historical complexes and monumental sites. Prerequisite: APH 313.
General Studies: HU

APH 442 Preservation Planning. (3)
not regularly offered
Principles and practices in planning for preservation, conservation and neighborhood redevelopment. Emphasizes evaluation of historic resources. Requires off-campus field practicum. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

APH 443 Renaissance Architecture. (3)
not regularly offered
Selected examples of Renaissance architecture and urbanism with emphasis on their historical and cultural settings. Prerequisite: APH 314.
General Studies: HU

APH 444 Baroque Architecture. (3)
not regularly offered
Selected examples of Baroque architecture and urbanism with emphasis on relationships between architecture and other arts. Prerequisite: APH 314.
General Studies: HU

APH 446 20th-Century Architecture I. (3)
fall
Architecture in Europe and America from the foundations of the modern movement to the culmination of the international style. Prerequisite: instructor approval.
General Studies: HU

APH 447 20th-Century Architecture II. (3)
spring
Developments in architecture since the international style. Prerequisite: APH 446.
General Studies: HU

APH 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
once a year

APH 505 Foundation Theory Seminar. (3)
fall
Foundation of conceptual architectural inquiry, stressing the reciprocal and interdependent relationship between design and theory. Lecture, seminar. Corequisite: ADE 521.

APH 509 Foundation Seminar. (3)
summer
Historical, technical, theoretical, environmental, and professional issues in architecture. Lecture, seminar, field trips. Corequisite: ADE 510.

APH 511 Energy Environment Theory. (3)
fall
Solar and other energy sources in designed and natural environments; architectural, urban, and regional implications of strategies using other renewable resources.

APH 515 Current Issues and Topics. (3)
spring
Critical examination of current architectural issues, topics, and discourse. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: APH 505. Corequisites: ADE 522; ATE 556.

APH 581 Contemporary Urban Design. (3)
spring
Explores contemporary city and urban design issues related to contemporary cities. Seminar, lecture, discussion.

APH 598 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
fall or spring

APH 681 Architectural Theory. (3)
not regularly offered
Examines architectural theory. Emphasizes application of theory to practice. Seminar. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

APH 682 Architectural Criticism. (3)
not regularly offered
Examines architectural criticism, emphasizing specific methods of criticism and their application for aesthetic judgment. Seminar.

APH 683 Critical Regionalism. (3)
spring
Critical inquiry in cultural grounding; the definition of place in architectural theory and practice. Lecture, field studies.

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