Bennel, David. Skyscrapers: Form and Function. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995.Type of building: Skyscraper.Function: Office Buildings.Architect: William Pederson.Date Built: 1993.Style: Modern.Location: Frankfurt.Cultural Group: German.Material Used to Build: Granite, glass, pale.Historical Facts: This company made many similar buildings in the past.Fun Fact: It is 682 feet tall.Why did I select this building?: I chose this building because the modern look interested me.3-5 Artful Adjectives: Modern, curvy, shiny.3-5 Art Vocab Words: Proportional, sharp, unique.What part will I use in my building design?: The top crown of the building.
<http://freepicturealbum.blogspot.com/2010/12/edificio-mirador-madrid-spain.html> Aalton, Gaynor. The History of Architecture. New York: New York, 2008.Type of Building: ApartmentsFunction: ApartmentsArchitect: MVRDVDate: 2004Style: ContemporaryLocation: MadridCultural Group: DutchMaterials: ConcreteHistorical Facts: This building is 23 stories high, but very thin.Fun Fact: MVRDV uses the term “superblock” to describe this building.Why Did I Select This Building?: The blocky look.3-5 Artful Adjectives: Blocky, sharp, colorful.3-5 Art Vocab Words: Proportional, edgy, straight.What Part of this Building Will you use in your own design?: Blocks.
Cattermole, Paul.ArchitecturalExcellence: 500 TonicBuildings. FireflyBooks; 2008.Type of Building: ParliamentFunction: Government officesArchitect: Norman FosterDate: 1998Style: High-Tech Modern/Environmental Modern.Location: LondonCultural Group: EnglishMaterials: Glass CladdingHistorical Facts: It costs 65 million dollarsFun Fact: There is a viewing deck on the 10th floor looking out on Potters Fields Park.Why did I select This Building: The egg-shape.List 3-5 artful adjectives: Round, Shiny, ModernList 3-5 Art Vocab Words: Modern, Bright, Sleek.What part of this building will you use in your own design?: Roundness.