Analyze how the building accommodates its particular context (how it is sited/ oriented to its surroundings) How do these design choices affect the internal planning of the building?
1. For each entry, you must cite the historical era/ period.
2. For each entry, you must cite the basic facts about the building:
NAME OF BUILDING* LOCATION* DATE* ARCHITECT/ DESIGNER/ BUILDER*
3. For each entry, you must draw/ annotate the following:
Context: the siting in the landscape or city.
Analyze how the building accommodates its particular context (how it is sited/ oriented to its surroundings)
How do these design choices affect the internal planning of the building?
2. Plan and
Analyze the plan and section of the building with your own sketches.
You may reference published sketches or drawings, cite the source.
How does the plan \’work?\’ The section?
What are the principal elements/ principles of design?
How was this building constructed?
What methods are used?
What materials are used?
How do these materials and methods fit within this era?
How are the materials used and why?
What are their aesthetic qualities?
How are details designed?
How does light enter into the space?
What is the impact of the light?
Study how the building operates/ assess its function.
Are there public and private zones?
Quiet vs noisy spaces?
Is the layout of the building successful in how it is used?
Is the building used for the same functions today?
5. Key Ideas/
What are the key architectural/ design concepts of this era?
How does this space detail those concepts?
Note the design principles/ elements and key vocabulary of bldg./ period
I will upload a paper please pick one building from each topic. If you answer the questions as points that would be better than essay form