History of Architecture, Part I
The History of Architecture is presented from prehistoric structures to current architecture, and is given over several terms. The course is based on the textbook World Architecture: A Cross Cultural History, by Richard Ingersoll, (the textbook is optional). The text and course structure are based on three geographical areas considered for each time period. Each 1.5 hour class includes approximately 50+ images, and architecture is situated within historical, religious, geographic and cultural contexts. Part I covers Prehistoric Structures, Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt.
Toby Engelberg is an architect who has practiced in San Francisco and New York, and is an Adjunct Professor in the Dept. of Art at Contra Costa College. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a Masters of Architecture from Yale University.