University of Western Australia

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History and Theories of the Built Environment

  • ARCT3310
  • Semester 1 (see Timetable)
  • 6 points
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This unit enriches previous history units, provides a theoretical basis for further historical research and offers a means of forming ideas for design. It focuses in detail on issues central to the study of architecture and the built environment and encourages the development of individual views and theoretical positions and a regard for the ethical concerns, codes and values attending design practice. Unlike some intellectual projects which promote an interdisciplinary study of architecture and related design disciplines in relation to social or political circumstance, the unit takes as its object of study the historical and theoretical formation of the built environment and its... -- Course Website

Instructor: Winthrop Professor William Taylor

Prerequisites: ARCT2210 Architecture: Modern History and ARCT2220 Architecture: Australian Studies

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