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Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages

History
Free Course

Increase your knowledge of famous buildings and monuments from all around the world

  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Smart History
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

Humans have been designing and building monuments and buildings of all types and sizes from the dawn of civilisation to the extent that the built environment reflects a people's cultural, religious and political beliefs and characteristics.

This course reviews early buildings and monuments from the Roman Empire through to the Middle Ages. It looks at examples such as Renaissance and Baroque architecture and well-known examples of 19th and 20th century buildings. Works by famous architects such as Brunelleschi, Bernini, Solomon Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe are also reviewed.

This course will be of interest to architecture and design professionals, and to learners who would like to pursue a career in the areas of design, architecture and the built environment. Even if you are about to design your new home, you might find inspiration by studying this course!

In this course you will: - Review early buildings and monuments from the Roman Empire to the Middle Ages - Examine examples of Renaissance and Baroque architecture - Assess examples of 19th and 20th Century buildings - Appraise the work of architects such as Brunelleschi, Bernini, Solomon Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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