ALA 370 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Section: 001 ON SITE: Architecture in a Mobile Classroom
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
4
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
Students cannot enroll if they have already completed 4 instances of ALA and/or UC 370.
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

ON SITE is a new, experimental course in which we study modern architectural history and design through the exceptional buildings in our midst. Rather than learning from reproduced images, we will travel directly to the local and regional exemplars that allow us to access global architectural ideas. Course lectures will be conducted on site, bringing larger cultural contexts (including history, politics, and precedents) to bear on space experienced immediately. In other words, without classroom walls, students will earn about the built environment from within, from the spaces themselves, as they simultaneously occupy that environment. They will be asked to engage directly and reflect critically on aesthetic, technical, and social factors observed and researched at the University of Michigan campus, in and around Ann Arbor, in Detroit, and on two regional filed trips to Columbus, Indiana, and Midland, Michigan.

ALA 370 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
26568
Open
11
 
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F 9:00AM - 1:00PM
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