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Introduce digital drafting tools like SketchUp while creating Wright inspired art glass designs.
High School / Middle
Design / Explore / Interpret / Look
Math / Science / Visual Arts
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Engage in the architectural practice of model building and gain insight into the design profession.
Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look
Create and build furniture designs inspired by the one-of-a-kind dining room table and chairs at the Oak Park Home and Studio.
3-5 / Middle
Build / Design
Social Studies / Visual Arts
Introduce blind contour drawing through Robie House art glass designs and nature.
1-2 / 3-5
Interpret / Look
Science / Visual Arts
Interpret the physical and emotional attributes of a space through descriptive language and sketching exercises.
1-2 / 3-5 / High School / Middle
Explore / Interpret
Language Arts / Visual Arts
Explore Wright’s concept of Organic Architecture by examining the Robie House carpet designs and creating your own unique work.
Math / Visual Arts
Use the design process and scientific method to study, test, and choose the best materials to build a 3-D structure.
3-5 / High School / Middle
Build / Explore
Explore the influence of Japanese artwork on Wright’s design legacy.
Explore / Interpret / Look
Introduce the concept of rhythm in architecture and
poetry and discover how they are used to shape or inform ideas.
Photography by James Caulfield
Design / Explore / Interpret
Identify key connections between Wright’s designs and the Forms of Life and Forms of Beauty while working with Froeble blocks.
Work closely with Froebel blocks and the Forms of Beauty to explore the geometric shapes and patters that can be found in Wright’s work.
Design / Look
Identify and discuss the shapes found in the design of
Home and Studio. Then use simple geometric shapes to design the front of a home in 2-D with SketchUp or Tinkercad.
Build / Design / Explore / Look