Class Info

  • Date: Monday, April 5, 2021 — 2:30-5:50pm
  • Zoom Class Link Here
  • If you have not done so already, email me the architect and 1 project of theirs you have chosen to research + present. See To-Do Before Class below.

To-Do Before Class

  • Building Projects to Explore: Assignment
    • Review the list of architects on the slides from class
    • Choose your architect you will research, and a back-up, and email them to me before Spring Break
    • Choose one project completed by the architect and bring a few images of the project to next class — April 5
    • Submit your written responses to these questions on your building:
      • Describe your building. Write a few sentences using the vocabulary, themes and concepts we’ve been studying the last few weeks.
      • Then describe the human experience of the building — what do you imagine are the feelings someone has looking at and walking through the building?
  • Submit your written description to Dropbox by Sunday, April 4, at 6pm.


  • Architectural drawing views: Elevation, Plan, + Section — [Midterm Exam]
  • Analyzing projects in the built environment


  • Demonstrate proficiency in written architectural descriptions and analysis
  • Demonstrate understanding of description vs. analysis
  • Choose images that help to clarify and support your project analysis


  • Student presentations (progress) of the building project you chose
    • Share a few images of project
    • Share your written answers to the 2 questions on the assignment (see above To-Do before class)
  • Review Midterm Exam criteria + results
  • Review Syllabus for 2nd half of semester

To-Do After Class

  • Continue work on your research project
  • Final presentations next class
  • Revise drawings from Project 1 small building to improve midterm exam grade