Understanding Architecture and the American City

3 credits


Architectural Studies
College of Human Environmental Sciences

Multifaceted introduction to the architectural and social roots of urban form in the U. S.: historic precedents from around the world; growth, decline and revival of cities; rise of suburbia; tradition and transformation in campus communities; continuing housing challenges; sustainable design and the future of urbanism. Explores a diverse range of opportunities to improve communities available to professionals and general public.


Can only count for one of these categories.