Histories and Theories of Architecture 3: 1943-Present
This course examines architectural history and theory from 1943 to the present through built projects, drawings, and theoretical texts. The course examines architecture in relation to the historical forces at work after World War II, culminating by discussing the state of the discipline in the 21st century. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: Late-Modernism, Monumentality, Regionalism, Brutalism, Pop, Postmodernism, Neorationalism, Autonomy, Semiotics, Structuralism/Post-Structuralism, Virtuality, Pragmatism/Post-Criticality, as well as recent debates on Globalization, Post-Humanism, and Environmentalism.
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22. Toward a New Urbanism
23. The Virtural Turn
24. The Post-Critical Turn: Architecture After 'The End of Theory'
25. Neopragmatism around Rem Koolhaas
26. Parametricism: The Politics of Relations
27. Surface Politics: The Atectonic and the Return of Ornament
28. The Object Turn: Speculative Realism, Post-Conceptuality, and Affect