University of Calgary

ARST 457.01 - History of Architecture and Human Settlements I-Premodern Traditions of the World - Fall 2020

A survey history of architecture and human settlement from the prehistoric world until the present. The first course addresses the pre-modern 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)


  • Admission to the Architectural Studies Minor or consent of the Faculty.


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


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