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AR 390 History of the Designed Environ:Mid-19th Century to Present
Beasley, Ardus


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Course

AR 390 History of the Designed Environ:Mid-19th Century to Present

Semester

FA 2008 HO

Faculty

Beasley, Ardus (Soodie)

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Post-Baccalaureate Professional Level Designation in Interior Architecture and Design
M.A. in Art History
B.A. in Art History

Office Location

Interior Design Department

Office Hours

by appointment

Daytime Phone

323.244.8303

E-Mail

Ardus.Beasley@park.edu

soodieb@gmail.com

Semester Dates

August 18 - December 12

Class Days

-M---F-

Class Time

11:00 - 12:15 PM

Prerequisites

AR 298

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
 John Pile's A History of Interior Design. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2005 (also 2000)

Dates for lectures and assignments will be subject to revision!! You are asked to read the appropriate sections of your textbook for the subjects listed. As well as any other additional readings assigned. These readings should be completed prior to the class for which they are assigned, please.

Suggested additional reading: Judith Miller’s Furniture, New York: DK Publishing, Inc. (2005)
 
(amazon.com - secondary market)

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http://www.designmuseum.org
http://www.r20thcentury.com
http://www.treadwaygallery.com
http://www.wright20.com
http://www.ragoarts.com
http://www.designaddict.com

Course Description:
AR 390 History of the Designed Environment- Mid 19th-Century to Present: This continuation of the study of architecture, interiors, furniture and the decorative arts in the context of Western culture begins with the aesthetic movements of the late 19th Century and progresses through the modern and post-modern movements of the 20th century, ending with a survey of present and future design trends. Students will understand modern design movements in the context of the immense social changes that took place beginning with the industrial revolution and continuing through the information age. Students will learn to identify the work of individual 20th century architects and furniture designers. Prerequisite: AR298 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the elements and characteristics that define the design movements that took place from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
  2. Connect modern design movements to their context: historical events, geographical area, culture, religion, art and literature.
  3. Recognize the work of significant interior designers and architects, classifying the work according to its place in time and the design movement it represents.
  4. Identify modern furniture, especially chairs, by the designer's name and the design movement each represents.
  5. Make connections between the design of the built environment and its impact on our personal and working lives.
  6. Identify and analyze design trends for the early 21st Century.


Core Assessment:
Test covering text, lectures, and discussions  (outcomes 1-4)
Tests identifying visual images (outcomes 3 and 4)
Completion of research assignments (outcomes 3 and 4)
Completion of core assessment project: a research project with oral presentation (outcomes1,2,5,6)





Class Assessment:
Dates for lectures, assignments and exams will be subject to revision!! You are asked to read the appropriate sections of your textbook [John Pile, History of Interior Design] for the subjects listed. Additional reading assignments will apply – they will be handed out in class and some reading material will be emailed. These readings should be completed prior to class. Please study and review the material continuously. Pay attention and take notes in class. If you wait, read and cram, you will perform poorly. Show up to class. You need to see the slides and understand the information. Do not think that by copying another student’s notes from missed classes you will understand the information. This information will serve you well throughout your career.

 
There will be one written mid-term and one final presentation.

Grading:
Assigned Readings and Class Discussions
Attendance and Participation
Written Assignments

Final Projects

Class Participation and Attendance = 100 points
Mid-Term  = 200 points
Final = 200 points
TOTAL = 500 points

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Assignments will be accepted up to one week after their due date, but will be penalized one letter grade (10% points).
Assignments missed with a valid excuse (approved by instructor in advance) can be made up in the testing center.
Students may NOT make up assignments missed because of an unexcused absence.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

PAY ATTENTION IN CLASS
No cell phones, No texting
No checking email during class
Dates for exams and assignments are subject to revision!!
You are asked to read the appropriate sections of your textbook for the subjects listed, as well as all additional readings assigned. These readings should be completed prior to the class for which they are assigned. Review your notes after each class. I encourage exploring topics on your own.
 
Academic Honesty: is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
 

SYLLABUS:

 DATES

 TOPICS

 ASSIGNMENTS

READINGS and ASSIGNEMTNS TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE CLASS

 August 18

 Introduction

 August 22

 Victorian Era

 Chapter 12

pgs 247-265

 August 25

 Victorian Era in America

 August 29

 Beaux-Arts

 Chapter 15

pgs 301-310
(Eclecticism)

 September 4

 Aesthetic Movement - England

 Chapter 13

pgs 267-281

 September 1

 Arts + Crafts Movement -   America

 September 5

 Art Nouveau - Europe

Chapter 14

pgs 283-299
+ additional handout

 September 8

 Art Nouveau - UK

 September 12

 Movie Day – LC Tiffany

 September 15

 Art Nouveau - America

 September 19

 Review

Chapters 12-15

 September 22

 Movie Day – Frank Lloyd Wright – part 1



 

pgs 323-326

 September 26

 The Emergence of Modernism in America

Louis Sullivan

 

 September 29

 Cont… vs. “The Great American House”

David Adler handout

 October 3

 Art Deco - France

Chapter 17

pgs 349-352 

 October 6

 Bauhaus

Chapter 16

pgs 323-343

 October 10

 Art Deco – America & Flappers

pgs 352-355

 

 

 October 13

 NO CLASS

FALL RECESS

 October 17

 NO CLASS

FALL RECESS

 October 20

 MID-Terms DUE

 

 

 October 24

Movie Day – Frank Lloyd Wright – part 2

Chapter 18
Spread of Early Modernism in Europe

pgs 363-371

 October 27

Streamline Modern - Design during the Depression (1930s)

Chapters 16-18

pgs 355-361

 October 31

1940s and Hollywood

handout

 November 3

 Review

 November 7

 Danish Modern

Chapter 19
Modernism in America

pgs 343-347
+ additional handout pgs 373-385

 November 10

 1950s

 

 pgs 383- 387

 November 14

1960s

Chapter 20
The Ascendancy of Modernism
pgs 387-405

 November 17

1970s

 

 November 21

1980s

 November 24

1990s-2000s

Chapter 21
Contemporary Design

pgs 407-439

review: Chapters 19-21

 November 28

NO CLASS

 THANKSGIVING RECESS

 December 1

Rise of the Interior Decorator - part 1

pgs 310-321

 December 5

Rise of the Interior Decorator - part 2

pgs 382-383

 December 8

FINAL

10:15-12:15

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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Last Updated:8/11/2008 1:39:47 PM