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Contemporary Architecture and Furniture
CONT ARCH/FURN
CLASS CODE: ID 381 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: INTERIOR DESIGN
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A survey of the development of contemporary architecture, furniture, and furnishings from the Industrial Revolution to the present.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Industrial Revolution; English Victorian; English Arts and Crafts; American Victorian; Chicago School; American Arts and Crafts; Frank Lloyd Wright; Art Nouveau (Belgium, France, Spain, Scotland, Finland, America); Munich Secession; Deutscher Werkbund; Vienna Secession; Weiner Werkstatte; De Stijl; Bauhaus; International Style; California School; Art Deco; 1930's; Post War Scandinavia; Post War USA; Post War Italy and others; 1970's; Post Modernism; 1980's; 1990's; Contemporary Designers.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. To examine the cultural legacy of Western civilization in the area of contemporary architecture, interior furnishings, and decorative arts.
2. To define specific styles of contemporary architecture, decorative motifs, and interior furniture classics through lecture, reading, research, and graphic illustration.
3. To provide the student with an understanding of major contemporary design theories.
4.To provide an opportunity for team approach to design research and visual display.
5. To further develop the student's oral, written, presentation, and graphic skills.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Attendance.
2. Reading assignments in the course text.
3. Book of Contemporary Studies.
4. Contemporary designer report.
5. Showcase display.
6. Six tests (composed of slides and objective questions).


PREREQUISITES: ID 380
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001