University of Calgary

EVDA 523.02 - The Rise of Modernity, 1750 to Present - Winter 2021

A survey history of architecture and human settlement from the prehistoric times until the present. The first course addresses the premodern traditions of the major world cultures. The second course explores the traditions of the Western world from the beginning of the Italian Renaissance until the present. The courses will examine the changes in world view that have altered the course of architecture through the study of selected works of architecture and urbanism.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Credit for both Environmental Design Architecture 523 and Architectural Studies 457 will not be allowed.


  • Admission to the Master of Architecture Program.


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