ARC635 Early Renaissance Architecture in Italy 1400–1529 (Fall, Spring)

Architectural theory and design in Italy from 1400–1520, with a special emphasis on the humanistic tradition. Examines relationship of Early Renaissance architecture to classical and medieval precedents. Covers Brunelleschi, Michelozzo, Alberti, Francesco di Giorgio, Bramante and others. The course includes an “Ideal City” day trip as well as local site visits. Cross-listed under ARC 335/HOA 322. 

Pre-req: At least one course in art history or consent of the instructor required.

Course-related fee: A fee will be charged for The Ideal City day trip and Florence site visits (2018–2019 fee = $170).

Department: Architecture

Location: Florence

Semesters: Fall, Spring

Credits: 3