Trachtenberg Marvin and Isabelle Hyman Architecture from Prehistory to

Trachtenberg marvin and isabelle hyman architecture

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Trachtenberg, Marvin and Isabelle Hyman, Architecture from Prehistory to Postmodernism: The Western Tradition , 2 nd ed., New York and Englewood Cliffs, 2002. For architectural terminology see, Fleming, John, H. Honour and N. Pevsner, The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture , Baltimore, rev. ed., 1991 (a glossary of architectural terminology is also available at the end of Ingersoll's book, pp. 957-964 , at the end of Nuttgens’ book, pp. 317 -320 and at the end of Sutton’s book, pp. 372 - 374). Maps and timelines can be found at the end of Nuttgens’ book, pp. 303-315. Bibliography/Further Reading: See the bibliography organized chronologically at the end of Trachtenberg and Hyman, pp. 589-591, (2 nd ed., pp. 591-601); Nuttgens, pp. 321-324; Sutton, p. 375; and at the end of each section of Ingersoll’s book . EXAMS : There will be three hour exams on the following dates: First Hour Exam: Wednesday, February 14, 10:00 Second Hour Exam: Wednesday, March 28, 10:00 Third Hour Exam: Friday, May 4, 11:00 am 12:30 pm THURSDAY/FRIDAY DISCUSSION SECTIONS: The content of the Thursday/Friday discussion sections ("labs") will include discussion and clarification of the weekly lectures, specifically with the intent of understanding how architectural history can be relevant to the present, especially to contemporary architectural design. Attendance will be taken at each session and you are expected to participate in discussions in a professional manner. This part of the course counts for 10% of your grade.
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3 There will be two in-class writing assignments during the following Thursday/Friday discussion sections: March 1/2 April 12/13 These writing assignments will be linked to specific assigned readings and are intended to address reading comprehension skills. The readings will be available at least one week in advance and you will be required, in your discussion section, to respond to specific questions about the content and the author’s arguments. Your responses will be written during your discussion section in blank Blue Books; all responses must be handed in at the end of the class. YOU MUST BRING FIVE BLANK (LARGE FORMAT) BLUE BOOKS TO YOUR FIRST LAB MEETING, on JANUARY 25/26. THERE IS NO LAB ON JANUARY 18/19. IMAGES : Images shown in lectures are accessible on the course website (Blackboard Learn), organized by lecture. Each student registered in the course will also be registered on Blackboard Learn. GRADING for students enrolled in ARCH 2351 : First Hour Exam 20% Second Hour Exam 20% Third Hour Exam 20% Two in-class essays @ 15% each 30% Attendance, professionalism and class participation in discussion sections 10% GRADING for students enrolled in ARCH 6341 : First Hour Exam 20% Second Hour Exam 20% Third Hour Exam 20% Two in-class essays @ 15% each 30% Short essay (750-1000 words), topic, due date tba 10%
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4 GENERAL INFORMATION Prerequisite for students enrolled in ARCH 2351: English 1304, 1310 or its equivalent, completed or being taken concurrently.
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