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ARCH History of the Public Realm

Course Name: History of the Public Realm

Description: The course investigates the structure, function, and symbolism of public spaces in Western Europe and in North America from the Renaissance to the 20th century. The characters of public space, its role in defining people’s identity, the social interaction and rituals it hosts and produces will all be analyzed in relationship to the urban form.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None