ARC 342J ARC 342J. Originality and Tradition in Baroque Rome: Borromini. 3 Hours.
Explores the synthetic act of design and notions of originality and tradition in the arts of Baroque Rome by studying Francesco Borromini and his work through the lenses of professional design practice, the arts, contemporary Galilean science, and papal society. Three lecture hours a week for one semester Architecture 342J and 368R (Topic: Profesional Design Practice: Baroque Rome) may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; for students in the School of Architecture, Architecture 318L with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.