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ART 101 - Modern Architecture and Design

5 CR

Examines the design environment and how its various components interrelate. Students review the fields of architecture, planning, landscape, industrial, and interior design and learn the history of design movements, styles, and noted designers since 1850.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify certain technological innovations of the 19th and 20th centuries and describe how they have changed architecture, industrial design and the urban environment.
  • Identify certain American and European design styles of the past 150 years (as seen in selected visual images) and list characteristics of each style.
  • Identify works and list characteristics of select designers and architects studied in the course.
  • Describe the relationship of certain styles and ideas in related fields of design (landscape design, interior design, industrial design, etc.) where indicated in the syllabus.
  • Locate certain design and architecture periodicals in the library and explain how they relate to the course and various design professions.
  • Show use of the Art Index and/or electronic search programs to find periodical articles on a topic related to the course (i.e. lighting, computers, Olmsted, Frank Lloyd Wright, etc.)
  • Learn how to develop a short bibliography (using correct form) from topics discovered in the outcome above.
  • Define design and architectural terms provided on a vocabulary list.
  • Observe an actual building and describe various parts and details using the architectural vocabulary you have learned. Analyze the same building in terms of use, style and how it fits the area. 
  • OR research a cutting edge designer of today and do the poster project as indicated in the assignments sections

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