4.448 Analysis of Historic Structures

Fall 2004

Hagia Sophia.
The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. (Image courtesy of Nasser Rabbat.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of lecture notes dealing with historic structures, and the assignments from the class.

Course Description

An analysis of historical structures is presented themed sections based around construction materials. Structures from all periods of history are analyzed. The goal of the class is to provide an understanding of the preservation of historic structures for all students.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. John Ochsendorf

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session