HT: Other Modernities

Other Modernities: (the) Architectural Canon in Translation. At the beginning of last century, avant-garde movements such as the Bauhaus, Vhkutemas and Russian Constructivism defined the architectural canon. Through post-war migrations, media exposure and architectural tourism, these ideas came to be tested in places like Latin America and Africa. What ensued was a profoundly rich artistic exchange that eventually transformed modern architecture into the plethora of ideas that are ever so relevant today. This seminar will examine and interpret the tensions present in this two way exchange. For BArch's this fulfills either the HT: Elective requirement or the Diversity Seminar requirement For MArch's this is an open elective