Assignmet 4 - Sean Kirk Scott Coleman, Arch 200 April 22,...

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Sean Kirk Scott Coleman, Arch 200 April 22, 2008 11:30AM The Jerome Schottenstein Center seems to be designed to look like a sea turtle. The first thing that I noticed when I drove by was that it consists of three main parts; the cylindrical entry ways, the long connecting hallways on the outer base, and the upper walls and roof. It is also mainly comprised of two basic materials, the metallic surfaces, and the brick surfaces. The first parts that popped out to me were the upper walls, and the roof. These elements seemed to look like a turtle shell. They were basically round in shape with a curved roof, similar to the shape of the turtle’s shell. They are made up of a metallic material, which is typically harder, stronger, and more protective than other materials, such as the brick used in the rest of the building. The next piece that I noticed was one of the entry ways or the large cylinder on the corner. To me, this looked like the head of the turtle. The hallways that connect the cylinders looked like the flippers or the arms of the turtle. In a
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Assignmet 4 - Sean Kirk Scott Coleman, Arch 200 April 22,...

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