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17. Architecture during the First Half of the 20th Century

Introduction

This course explores the impact of World War I, economic and governmental influences, the Bauhaus School, Le Corbusier's architectural philosophy, organic architecture, the influence of Japanese architecture, and the role of women in shaping architectural practice and theory during the first half of the 20th century.

What you will learn

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the architectural styles, trends, and influential figures during the first half of the 20th century, and develop the ability to critically analyze and evaluate the impact of historical, cultural, and social factors on architectural design and theory.

Course program

The Impact of World War I on Architectural Styles and Trends
Economic and Governmental Influences on Architecture
The Bauhaus School and Functionalism in Architecture
The Architectural Philosophy of Le Corbusier
Organic Architecture and the Fusion of Architecture and Nature
The Influence of Japanese Architecture on Western Design
The Role of Women in Shaping Architectural Practice and Theory