Keywords: Art, Architecture, Philosophy

Abstact: A work of art is an expressive and communicative medium of feelings and thought. Pierre Francastel, 1950.

What is the role of art and architecture in society? How can one learn more about history through art and architecture? These apparently simple questions encapsulate a series of complex responses that could easily fill several volumes. Since antiquity, these questions have been catalysts for the development of philosophical, aesthetic, societal, and architectural theories.