North Central College - Naperville, IL

Course Description

Architectural Appreciation-Res

Have you ever wondered why some homes just feel right while others are out of place? Do you watch HGTV and scratch your head asking what were they thinking? Using local examples from Naperville and surrounding suburbs, Architect Fred Conforti examines architectural styles. This class begins with a concise history of early American residential architecture so that students can better understand its influences and evolution. Arease of architectural style addressed will include scale, proportion, massing, materials selection, textures and color. Students will be given assignments to critique a home of their choice and present that critique at the end of the course.

T, 09/30/14- 11/04/14        07:00PM - 08:00PM