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Re: architecture

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Carolyn Roberts (b2w6w4kn)
Fri, 22 Aug 1997 19:12:44 -0700

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> I enjoyed and appreciated the responses on architecture sites
> and ideas. I thought that I would share one of my favorite
> Ideas.
> Using houses that are unique to the students home town,
> photograph and enlarge several outstanding examples into
> color transparencies. After discussing the various styles
> and parts of the houses, give them a large variety of
> architectural elements. The students plan and construct
> their own house on paper.
> The next connection is to use an example of an artist that
> uses architectural forms in jewelry. Using shrink plastic as
> the jewelry medium, the students trace their finished paper
> house using a sharpie marker and finish the details with
> colored pencils. After heating and shrinking, a jewelry
> finding of a pin is glued on the finished house. The results
> are wonderful.
> Kara English

This sounds like a good idea! What age group do you use this lesson
for? Also, what would you estimate the total cost for this lesson to
Carolyn Roberts

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