Wayne Franits, Chair
308 Bowne Hall
Matilde Mateo, Undergraduate Director
Suite 308 Bowne Hall
Jean-François Bédard, Lawrence Chua, Susan Henderson, Matilde Mateo, Romita Ray
The minor in History of Architecture provides you with a rich and nuanced understanding of how humanity has interacted with the environment by constructing buildings and cities and by transforming the landscape, under different social, political, technological and economic circumstances. The research and teaching specialties of the history of architecture faculty include Islamic architecture, architecture of the Middle Ages, sixteenth century Italian architecture, sixteenth to eighteenth century French architecture, American architecture, Medievalism, and South and East Asian architecture.
Students have the exciting opportunity to complete the minor in the History of Architecture and a minor in Architecture at the School of Architecture.
Minors in the History of Architecture are also encouraged to take a foreign language and to study abroad, especially in London and Florence.