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This course uses the study of architecture and building techniques to reveal human thought and aspirations by focusing primarily on Western cultures. Through the context of architecture, the disciplines of interior design and the decorative arts are also touched upon. Covered time period spans from the precursors of modern architecture to the 21st century architecture of today. This is a continuation of History of Architecture I, but can be taken independently.