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History of Western Architecture - ARC 362

Prof. Joseph A. Betz, Architect

Course Outline

Topics:

Introduction

The Ancient World

  • Egyptian Architecture: Read Chapter 1, pp. 46-81
  • Greek Architecture: Read Chapter 2, pp. 82-109
  • Roman Architecture: Read Chapter 3, pp. 110-157
  • EXAM 1

The Middle Ages

  • Early Christian & Byzantine Architecture: Read Chapter 4, pp. 158-183
  • Carolingian (Pre-Romanesque) and Romanesque Architecture: Read Chapter 5, pp. 184-213
  • Gothic Architecture: Read Chapter 7, pp. 224-279
  • EXAM 2

The Renaissance and the Baroque

  • Renaissance Architecture: Read Chapter 8, , pp. 280-333
  • Baroque Architecture: Read Chapter 9, pp. 334-385
  • EXAM 3

The Modern World

  • Eighteenth Century Architecture: Read Chapter 10, pp. 386-429
  • Nineteenth Century Architecture: Read Chapter 11, pp.430-485
  • EXAM 4
  • Modern & Post-Modern Architecture: Read Chapter 12 & 13, pp. 486-580
  • Comparative Analysis Term Paper Due

Supplemental Videos: 
These videos are meant to be a visual supplement to the class lecture and text and not a primary source of information, please view with caution.  
(There is a certain amount of media license taken for entertaining a television audience; some information presented as facts are really speculative dramatizations or opinions.)
Greek Architecture: PBS Nova "Secrets of the Parthenon" 
Gothic Architecture: PBS Nova "Building Gothic Cathedrals"

Interactive Media:
Egyptian Architecture: PBS Nova "Explore Ancient Egypt"

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