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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.607 (Fall 2002) 
  • Course Title:
  • Thinking About Architecture: In History and At Present 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Mark Jarzombek 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and At Present

    Fall 2002

    Course Highlights

    This class contains an in-depth look at the theory behind architecture, and the substance of it can be seen in the calendar and secondary readings sections.

    Course Description

    This course studies the interrelationship of theory, history, and practice as it relates to architecture and the architect. It looks at theory not as a specialized discourse relating only to architecture, but as touching on many issues, whether they be cultural, aesthetic, philosophical, or professional. Topics and examples are chosen from a wide range of materials, from classical antiquity to today.

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