Mapping the World With Architecture
How do geography, climate and culture influence architecture? Learn how peoples around the world have designed and built homes and cities in harmony with their environment. Complete a mapping project and architecture sketch each class.
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learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
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The variety of architecture found around the world is astounding, with most of it designed not by architects, but by regular people who had a deep understanding of their environment. Vernacular architecture is based on local needs, available building materials and traditional customs, but it can also be beautiful, ingenious, and sustainable for the future. Vernacular architecture, some of which is still in practice today, and certainly provides inspiring lessons for architecture students,...
Students will be able to identify the country we study on a world map as well as its land and water borders. Students will learn the distinctive geography and climate of the country. Students will create a map of geographical features on a provided base map. Students will learn how the unique architecture of the region is related to its environment, climate, natural resources and culture. Students will sketch and label a building typical of the region or country. Students will learn the meaning of vocabulary words related to architecture and geography.
Colored pencils and handout map Please print the weekly handout map posted in the classroom before class begins.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Architecture, Urban Design, Map-Making
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
143 total reviews
132 completed classes
She/her **Now offering customized workshops for in-person groups, scouts, and homeschool groups!** Contact me for more info. Hello Outschoolers! My name is Heather Korb. I hold a Bachelor of Architecture from New York Institute of...