Design TheoryCollege of Architecture
A comprehensive survey course of the theoretical positions of design through history culminating in the 20th century. The studies will track the origins, attitudes, and development of aesthetics in Western society. The class will follow developments in classical Greece, the Enlightenment and birth of modernity in Europe, the academic French architecture, the industrial age of England and the political upheavals of the early twentieth century Europe. Examples will include architecture, interior design, urban planning, engineering and industrial design, Lecture format with required papers.