Mar 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

AET 356 - Introduction to Chinese and Japanese Architecture

4 credit(s)
This course is an introduction to the traditional architectural history and culture of China and Japan through lectures, readings, and films. Building types for both cultures are investigated and compared on a historical level as they relate to political, social, and economic changes. In addition to vernacular types, outside influences and their impact on these building types are explored. City planning for both cultures is studied in terms of organization and transformation into the modern cities that exist today. Four lecture hours.
Prerequisite(s): AET 110  or permission of instructor, director, or chair.
Laboratory fee.

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