Architecture: Mirror of the Times (Canceled)2/13-3/13 2018 SRJC Community Education

Historic and Contemporary Architecture from 1637-2018

A SRJC Interactive Discussion moderated by Mark Parry AIA, CSI, SAH

 2018 Course Outline


 Week One 2/13 American Architectural Ideal

                          Colonial & Early Years 1640-1860’s

Course introduction

Architectural Ideal

Indigenous peoples

The migrations of peoples

Thomas Jefferson-architect

Georgian, Federal,

Greek, Classical Revivals

Asher Benjamin


Week Two 2/20The Age of Migrations & the Arts Crafts Era.

The Great Victorians

Frank Lloyd Wright

Arts, Crafts & Craftsman

1st Bay Region Tradition

Polk, Maybeck, Coxhead

Brainerd Jones


 Week Three  2/27The New Century 1920-1945

Julia Morgan

The New Century

The Art Nuevo

Art Deco

Frank Lloyd Wright 2

International Style

Week Four 3/6 The Atomic Age

                              and the developing years 1945-1967

Mid Century Modernism


Calvin C Straub

Guest Lawrence Simons FAIA


Week Five 3/13 Streams of Architectural Thought 1967-2017

Streams of Architectural thought

Post Mardernsim





Green Building-

Guest-Peter Gang.

Guest- Nate Bisbee AIA

Guest- Danny Strening’ AIA