Built Environment of the Americas, Pre-Colonial–1865
The built environment of the Americas is a diverse cultural landscape that includes architecture and urbanism as well as vernacular and global traditions. This course focuses on settlement patterns, domesticity, colonialism, commerce, politics, religion and the emergence of industrial technology. Themes include native building cultures, craft skills, use of materials, European influences, agrarian and early industrial landscapes, and uniquely American architectural and urban forms. Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level ARLH or ARTH course or HIPR 203.