ARC 435 – ARC 535

ARC 435 – ARC 535– American Architecture & Urbanism

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Course No.: 19624

Department: Architecture


Location: Diefendorf – 147

Meeting Day(s): Tuesday,Thursday

Meeting Time: 6:00PM - 7:20PM

Faculty: Ayad

Faculty: Ayad

The course is open to Undergraduate/Graduate and Minors. No pre-requisites.


This course examines the history of American architecture and urban planning from the late 19th century until the post-modern era. To this end the lectures will explore the impact technology, social issues, politics and European precedence had on shaping the American landscape. By the end of the semester students will be able to understand and appreciate the complex interplay between culture and architecture and planning.