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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Alessandro Villa at Politecnica di Design

The course "Architecture as Culture: Navigating Sociocultural Dimensions" delves into the intricate relationship between architecture and the sociocultural fabric of society. It explores how architectural styles, designs, and spaces are not only functional constructs but also profound reflections of cultural values, historical narratives, and societal norms. Throughout the series of lectures, students will investigate the evolution of architectural styles, the impact of cultural diversity on design, the interplay between urbanization and architectural responses, and the significance of sustainability within cultural contexts. Delving deeper, the course addresses modern movements, global influences, gender dynamics, technological advancements, and ethical considerations in architectural practices. It examines how architecture intertwines with power dynamics, societal changes, and rituals, while also pondering future directions and the role of architecture in driving social change. It is a comprehensive exploration that reveals the multi-layered connections between architecture, culture, and the human experience.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Architecture as Culture: Navigating Sociocultural Dimension, by Alessandro Villa