Taubman College

Course List

Term Fall 2011
Class ARCH 212
Class Title Understanding Architecture
Description This course examines visual, cultural, historical, and philosophical aspects of the man-made environment using examples from the field of architecture and the allied arts. The intent of the course is to provide a general view and a rudimentary understanding of the profession and the discipline of architecture. Upon completion of the course, the student is expected to demonstrate an understanding of the ideation context and the formal attributes of the built environments of various eras. The format includes two weekly lectures, weekly discussion sections, and several basic design problems.
Prereq none
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective No
Selective No
Meets Lectures: M, W 10:00-11:00am AUD A AH
Discussions: sections are held on Thursdays and Fridays for 1 hour between 9:00am and noon. Please check the Office of the Registrar Schedule of Classes website for times and locations.
Credits 3
Faculty Anca Trandafirescu
Syllabus ARCH-212.pdf