19th & 20th Century Architecture Weekly Schedule

This schedule is based on an eleven week quarter system.  Classes meet twice a week for a total of four hours combined lecture and discussion.

WEEK 1

Monday

  • Course Introduction
  • Historicism: International Neoclassicism, Ecole des Beaux Artes, and Gothic Revival
  • Film: The Royal Saltworks
  • Read: pgs 379-316

Wednesday

  • Historicism Continued
  • Read: pgs 401-416

Week 2

Monday

  • Architecture of Technology: The Bridge, Rail Station, and Exposition Hall
  • Read: pgs 416-422
  • Assign: Crystal Palace Essay, Presentation #1

Wednesday

  • Field Trip: Landmark Center, Saint Paul

Week 3

Monday

  • Due: Crystal Palace Essay
  • Arts & Crafts, HH Richardson and the Chicago School
  • Assign: Sketch Exercise #1 Sullivan Elevation
  • Read: pgs 422-429; 439-449

Wednesday

  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Film: Selection from Ken Burn’s Documentary Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Read: ppg 455-462; 495-499

Week 4

Monday

  • Sketch Exercise #1 Due
  • Fantasy and Expressionism in Europe
  • Assign: Coming into Being Essay
  • Read: PPG 429-439; 451-455; 462-479

Wednesday

  • The Architecture of Antonio Gaudi

Week 5

Monday

  • Due: Presentation #1
  • Due: Coming into Being Essay

Wednesday

  • Due: Presentation #1

Week 6

Monday

  • Slide Exam
  • Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe
  • Assign: Sketch Essay #2 – The Five Points
  • Read: 479-484, 488-490, 493-495; 500-505

Wednesday

  • Field Trip: University of Minnesota East Bank Campus

Week 7

Monday

  • Due: Sketch Exercise #2
  • The Bauhaus and International Style
  • Assign: Minnesota Modern Essay, Presentation #2
  • Read: 484-488; 491-493; 507-516

Wednesday

  • Field Trip: Minneapolis Central Library

Week 8

Monday

  • Due: Minnesota Modern Essay
  • Post Modernism
  • Assign: Weismann Essay
  • Read: pgs 517-524

Wednesday

  • High Tech Architecture
  • Read: 552-560

Week 9

Monday

  • Weismann Essay Due
  • Deconstructivism
  • Film: Jewish Museum, Berlin
  • Read: 524-532

Wednesday

  • Place , Time, and Memory
  • Read: 533-552; 560-565

Week 10

Monday

  • Due: Presentation #2

Wednesday

  • Due: Presentation #2

Week 11

Monday

  • Slide Exam

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