You are fortunate to live in the Boston area. A city highly regarded for it's architecture. I want you to go to Boston and visit a building that you like or want to know more about and research it.
Read these two articles reviewing Boston Architecture:
Objective: research and learn about a significant building in the Boston area
After reading these reviews select a building to visit and use as the subject of your project.
Visit the building
Photograph the building from various angles
Research the building- find out the following information:
-Who was the Architect?
-When was the building created?
-What is the location of the building?
-What is the function of the building?
-What attributes, design or structural elements are unique to this building?
Express your opinion:
-What do you think of the building?
-How does the building relate to the others surrounding it?
-How does it fit or not fit the Boston skyline?
Create a visual presentation of the information that you gathered:
- visual presentation of the information gathered it may be a "poster" with pictures and information that you gathered, a video, prezi presentation or other. It needs to contains all of the information and pictures of the building that you gathered in a visually appealing, organized and an "aesthetically" pleasing manner.
You will present these in class on:
Monday, October 22
Introduction to Architecture
This full year course for grades 10-12 is an overview of architecture.
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