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Architecture and the City



Architecture and the City is a course run by Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of This lecture-only module comprises of two lectures per week over one term.. For more information about Architecture and the City at Trinity College Dublin, please review the details below.

Architectural history is more than a stylistic, material, and object-oriented field
of study. The broader context within which a building sits; the spatial conversation
between buildings within public space; the design of streets, transport, and services; and the cultural, economic, and biological processes of people that inhabit and negotiate these spaces – within what we call the ‘urban’ – has always been a fundamental component of the discourse
of architectural history. This course explores how architecture intersects with the idea of the ‘city’ in its various guises through history from the Renaissance to the present day. Students will examine the city as form, system, infrastructure, theatre, ecology, cradle of society, engine
of capital, political surface, producer of national identity, and techno-utopia.

Lecturer: Dr Christopher Cowell.

You may apply online or by phone*
as follows:
ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses AFTER enrolments open for each term.
By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR COURSE’ TO 087 257 2015* and you will receive a call back.

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Training ProviderTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeOnline Learning
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Course DurationThis lecture-only module comprises of two lectures per week over one term.
Course Fee150
Phone087 257 2015
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