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ART H 525 A: Topics In Modern And Contemporary Art And Architecture

Paris: Architecture and Urbanism

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: 
ART 003
SLN: 
10511
Joint Sections: 
ART H 494 A, JSIS A 433 A, ARCH 458 A
Instructor:
Meredith Clausen
Meredith Clausen

Syllabus Description:

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Arch458a / AH494a
Paris: Architecture and Urbanism
Spring 2019
T-Th, 10-11:20, rm 03, Art Bldg

Instructor: Meredith L. Clausen
Office hrs: Weds, 2 - 5, or by appointment
Rm 222, Art Bldg; office tel: 616-6751
email: mlc@u.washington.edu

 

 

Cities/Buildings Database

Lecture Images

Paris Plan - Grimault

Policies

Readings

Syllabus - complete with weekly schedule

 

 

 

Paris: Architecture & Urbanism

Course requirements for the 5-credit course:

- weekly lectures, Tues/Thurs, plus required readings

- three short exams. NO MAKE UPS WITHOUT AUTHORIZED MEDICAL EXCUSE.

- a 10-15 page research paper, DUE THURS MAY 30. NO EXCEPTIONS, SO PLAN AHEAD.

- class participation expected, and will tip the scores. Unless you are a seasoned research-paper-writer, be sure to read or skim the appropriate parts of Weidenborner & Caruso, cited below (see full syllabus link above).

 

Disability Services Office: 

If you would like to request academic accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Disability Services Office, email: dso@uw.edu, 206-543-6450 (voice) / 206-543-6452 (TTY). Please provide the instructor a copy of your letter from Disability Services indicating you have a disability that requires assistance. Disability Resources for Students, UW Seattle Campus

 

Required texts:

  • Sutcliffe, Anthony. Paris: An Architectural History, 1993  (now Out of Print. Try to find a used copy (UBkStore may have);    copies are also on reserve in the Arch Lib)
  • Horne, Alistair. Seven Ages of Paris, 2004 (ppbk edition, available at UBkStore)

 

Other required readings:

Additional readings, some required, most only recommended, are on reserve mostly in the Architecture Library.      Reading assignments are uneven in length, and competition for books is likely to be keen especially around exam times, so plan ahead. Also, as the lecture format is informal, the schedule may change. Best come to class.

Required readings except for texts are available on this Canvas course site under the Readings link above; all books from which the essays are selected are available in the Arch Lib in Gould if you'd prefer to use a library copy.

 

Catalog Description: 
Investigates a series of variable topics in modern and contemporary art and architecture.
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
February 8, 2019 - 3:03pm

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