From the Battle of the Styles to High Modernism: the Making of the Modern Movement in Architecture 1890-1939

Professor Nick Bullock

This course, which is divided into four chronological sections, provides an introduction to the development of Modern Architecture during the first half of the 20th century by focusing on the reading of a number of key buildings and texts, and the relationship between them. It encompasses some of the most recognisable and often controversial schools of modern architecture, including the Arts and Crafts movement, Art Nouveau and Bauhaus, and offers a unique insight into the evolution of the modern built environment.

Course Objectives

The course aims provide an introduction to architecture and architectural history for those with no previous knowledge of the subject.