Arch 100 term paper 6-4.pdf - College of San Mateo Architecture Department Architecture 100 Survey of Contemporary Architecture TERM PAPER Review visit

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College of San Mateo, Architecture DepartmentArchitecture 100, Survey of Contemporary ArchitectureTERM PAPERReview & visit the buildings on the attached list of buildings.Select oneof the buildings listed. Research the background goals & objectives of the building and the architects responsible for the design. Visit, walk through, carefully observe and consider your experience with an open mind. Then, in clear essay form, write about your observations and your perceptual / sensory and intellectual experiences of the architecture, reflecting on the owners’ / client’s & the architects’ goals & objectives and most critically, your experiences of the building or place. In doing so, respond the following topics:A. Suggested, Not Required, General Topics or Formats of Discussion:1. Describe the background and purpose of the building. Why was it built? Describe the history, origin and background of the project / building.Describe the building’s purpose. Who is the client, the owners, or the users or inhabitants of the building?Did the client or owner have specific needs or goals & objectives for the building?Describe the location, setting, orientation and site planning of the building.Who designed the building? Describe the designer’s architectural or design philosophy and the conceptual and architectural goals and objective for this project?2. Describe the physical characteristics, design elements and organizing elements of the building.Large Scale(Building Mass) observations:How does the building relate to its site, location or context/surroundings?
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  • Spring '16
  • Alice Pevyhouse
  • Architecture, San Francisco, San Mateo County, California, architecture department, Anderson Collection Building, Survey of Contemporary Architecture

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