The Architecture Of London: 1600-Present Day

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Art History
Terms offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
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The course provides a general introduction to the architecture of London from the 17th century to the present day. It examines the transformation of the city from a medieval to a recognisably modern metropolis; a change accelerated by the Great Fire of 1666. Special notice is given to the social and political changes in the periods studied and their impact on architectural developments. The course is based predominantly on field trips to relevant districts and buildings in London, and combines classroom lectures with field study activities.