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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ARCH 4120 - Cloud Atlas: 20th Century Architecture, Culture and Civilization


Building on the knowledge, critical perspectives, and abilities that students have acquired in the previous courses in the history, theory, and criticism sequence, this course begins a study of the ideas, values, theories, and practices that contributed to the rise of modernity in the western world and eventually on a global scale. This course explores the ideal of modernity as both a cultural phenomenon and as a technological enframing of the world, scientific rationality, historical consciousness, etc.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ARCH 4110 An Architectural Genealogy.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Credit Hours: 3



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