Geometry in Architecture #1

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Discover how to analyze architecture from a geometric standpoint. The fourth installment of an 11-part unit on architecture first provides a presentation on axis, balance, basic form, formal, pattern, proportion, symmetry, and tripartite structure of buildings. Pupils recognize these attributes in pictures of famous buildings and identify shapes in their facades.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with the math department
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson builds on information on technical drawing from previous lessons
  • It is helpful if learners have knowledge of two-dimensional and three-dimensional geometric figures and solids

  • Includes definitions for relevant vocabulary terms
  • Provides an extension/enrichment activity

  • None