History of Design and Architecture

  • Explores style, movements, and forms
  • Addresses historic and international contexts
  • Provides lively discussion and debate

These courses explore the history of architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts. Whether you are a design professional, preservation advocate, or design enthusiast, these courses will help you gain a deep and practical understanding of the built environment.

This Summer, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2022 Summer
2 sections

A History of Interiors: From Classical to Modernism

Learn about the history of interior design and its evolution over time.

Medieval Splendors: The Great Cathedrals of Northern Europe from Bruges to Scandinavia

Uncover the rich heritage of northern Europe’s medieval cathedrals, including the spectacular Belgian cathedrals at Ghent, Bruges (the...