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Course Detail

Term Fall 2017
Class ARCH 812
Class Title Theory in Architectural Research
Description This course is an advanced theory course for doctoral students. The purpose of the course is to provide theoretical foundations for students wishing to make scholarly contributions to research in architecture. We will review and critically evaluate various epistemological, methodological, and normative foundations of architectural thought and practice. We will examine a range of epistemological theories, including logical positivism, interpretive theory, pragmatism, and critical theory; the relationships between those epistemologies and theories in architecture; and selected historical perspectives relevant to the development of theory in architectural research and practice.
Prereq Ph.D. student standing or permission of instructor
Crosslist Arch 726
Required No
Elective No
Selective No
Meets Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm 2227 A&AB
Credits 3
Faculty Joy Knoblauch
Syllabus not available