ARCH 3823

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course focuses on the Renaissance and Baroque phases (15th-18th centuries) of Rome's history. The first class sessions will survey the city's urban history and form from its origins to the present, and we will often turn our attention to earlier and later developments, without an understanding of which the Renaissance and Baroque periods would be only partially intelligible. While the history of urban and architectural design will be our main focus, we will also look at key episodes of painting and sculpture, especially by artists who are also among the principal  architects of these periods (Michelangelo, Bernini).

When Offered Fall, spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ARCH 1801 and ARCH 1802, or permission of instructor.

Course Attribute (CU-ITL)
Satisfies Requirement Counts as architectural history elective for B.Arch. students; art history elective for B.F.A. students; Literature and the Arts (LA) requirement for B.F.A. and B.S. in URS students.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5625ARCH 3823  LEC 020

  • Taught in Rome. Prerequisite: ARCH 1801-1802 or permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to: Cornell in Rome Program.