ARCH V3114 Making the Metropolis: Urban Design and Theories of the City since 1850. 3 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: The Visual and Performing Arts (ART).
Not offered during 2021-22 academic year.
Introduces the project of understanding modern cities, focusing on theories, practices and examples in Europe and North America since 1850. The global reach of Euro-American ideas will also be examined. There are two primary goals: to investigate diverse strategies of urban development and to evaluate the social implications of built form. Course material includes built projects as well as unbuilt and theoretical work, all of which shaped how architects and planners interpreted the city.