These notes for selected discussion sections are courtesy of the course teaching assistants Mohamad A. Chakaki, Igor Demchenko, and Michael Kubo.
|R1||Discussion: first societies (PDF)|
|R2||Discussion: The MIT Chapel (PDF)|
|R3||Discussion section: buildings and representations in time (PDF)|
|R4||Discussion: the pyramids (PDF)|
Discussion: the profession of the architect in classical antiquity
In lieu of notes, students referred to an excerpt of Vitruvius' De architectura (aka The Ten Books on Architecture), from Book 1 "First Principles and the Layout of Cities."
Source: Vitruvius Ten Books on Architecture, trans. Ingrid D. Rowland. Cambridge University Press, 1999.
(Note for OCW users, an alternate translation by Morris Hicky Morgan (1914) is available online.)
|R9||Discussion: the plan of St. Gall (PDF)|