Education Programs: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Period of Performance

9/1/1975 - 8/31/1979

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$108,075.50 (approved)
$108,075.50 (awarded)

Architecture and the Scientific Revolution

FAIN: EH-*0598-75

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)
Harold Dorn (Project Director: November 1974 to October 1990)

To develop a collaborative educational program incorporating results of view research into careers of artist-architects before 1800 and scientist-architectswho followed. To apply historical and scientific methods to this study.

To develop a new course at Stevens, "Architecture and the Scienfitic Revolution" and to revise existing courses at Princeton. These courses will focus on the connection between the Scientific Revolution and the transition from Gothic to Renaissance archtitecture.