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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Feb 19, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARCH 268 - Lessons of the City


This course explores the relationship between cultural values and urban form, introducing students to a body of literature and projects examining the various historical, social, political, regulatory, economic and physical conditions, which influence the design of cities. Through lecture, selected reading, class discussion, individual and group projects, and field trips this class examines the history, theories, and practices that have influenced the development of cities from antiquity to the present. Much of the discussion is on the evolution of the American city; using a field trips as a means to explore first hand urban environments (Y)

Credits: 3