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Identify key connections between Wright’s designs and the Forms of Life and Forms of Beauty while working with Froeble blocks.
3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12 / K-2
Explore / Interpret
Math / Visual Arts
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Use the design process and scientific method to study, test, and choose the best materials to build a 3-D structure.
3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12
Build / Explore
Science / Visual Arts
Explore Wright’s concept of Organic Architecture by examining the Robie House carpet designs and creating your own unique work.
Design / Explore / Interpret / Look
Interpret the physical and emotional attributes of a space through descriptive language and sketching exercises.
Language Arts / Visual Arts
Introduce blind contour drawing through Robie House art glass designs and nature.
3-5 / K-2
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 / 6-8
Build / Design
Social Studies / Visual Arts
Explore how different events and experiences can shape our world view and the art we create.
Consider what it means to design for purpose by understanding how diverse families use houses differently.
Create blind contour drawings of Robie House art glass windows and integrate your own reflections of the natural world into a larger design.
6-8 / 9-12
Design / Look
Examine how architects and designers around the world are influenced by natural elements like the Sun.
Research and explore how Frank Lloyd Wright’s innovative materials and technologies “broke the box” of traditional architecture.