1) Pick one of the following architectural periods or styles.

2) Create a powerpoint presentation answering the q’s below. (alone or in a group)

3) Design a building influenced by that style in 2 point perspective (alone)

 

ARCHITECTURAL PERIODS OR STYLES

Ancient and Historical Periods
Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Greek
Ancient Roman
Medieval
Byzantine
Gothic
Renaissance
Baroque

Common Residental Styles
Cape Cod and Salt Box
Colonial
Antebellum
Victorian
Federal
Beaux Art
Craftsman
American Foursquare
Italianate
Tudor
Ranch
Spanish Mission
Shotgun

Important Modern Architectural Movements
Chicago School (Louis Sullivan, first skyscraper, steel frames)
Art Nouveau/Jugendstil
Art Deco
Arts and Crafts (Greene & Greene)
Prairie (Frank Lloyd Wright)
Bauhaus & International Style (Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier)
Postmodernism (Philip Johnson, Michael Graves, Santiago Calatrava, Helmut Jahn)
Deconstructivism (Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Zaha Hadid)

 

INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR PRESENTATION:

  • Identify characteristics associated with that style
  • Identify important architects of that style
  • List and show famous buildings of that style
  • Define key vocabulary for that style
  • Identify materials and building techniques of that style
  • Explain any historical, political, or social influences on that style
  • Include at least 8 large images of that style
  • Include your opinions about this style
  • One place to start is architecture.about.com

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