-Type of building: Laboratory-Function: Solar research-Architect: Erich Mendelsohn-Date built: 1919-1921-Style: Expressionism-Materials: Concrete and brick-Historical Facts: has been used for solar research since1920’s-The building was done the same day as Einstein won TheNobel Prize for Physics.-Why did I select this building? I like how there arewindows in the grass.-Artful Adjectives: curvy corners, smooth, unique- Art vocabulary words: proportion, color, repetition-What part of this building is in my design? The way ofshowing the levels.
-Type of Building: Church-Function: Go to church-Architects: Various-Date: completed in 1466-Style: Gothic-Location: Italy-Cultural Group: Italian roman catholic-Historical facts: Took hundreds of years to build-Fun fact: Has 3,159 statues-Why did I select this building? For the top-Artful adjectives: Big, jagged, and fancy-Art vocabulary words: Texture, shape, and space-What part of this building is in my design? The pointy top
About…Type of Building: Church and tourist destinationFunction: to visitArchitects: Shan JahanDates: Began to be built in 1632Style: Persian and IndianLocation: Agra, IndiaCultural Group: IndiansMaterials: White marble, jasper, jade and crystalFun Fact: Thousands of elephants help carry thematerialsWhy did I Select this building? I liked how itssymmetricalArt Adjectives: Beautiful, symmetricalArt vocabulary: Balance, repetition, and contrastWhat part of this building is in my design? The dome
Where did I get this informationfrom? -Cattermole, Paul. Architectural Excellence. Ontario: Canada, 2008. -“New World Encyclopedia.” April 2, 2008. Creative Commons. Febuary 22,2012. http://www.newmorldencyclopedia.org/enrty/Taj_Mahal.