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Architectural Engineering

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will analyze the form and structure of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural designs. They will integrate STEAM concepts by planning and creating an architectural design of their own using newspaper.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will identify and analyze the form and structure of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.

Students will use a design process to research, brainstorm, and plan an architectural design.

Students will use newspaper rolls to construct a structurally sound model of an architectural plan.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Introduce the artistic contributions and architectural designs of Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Discuss the design process and connections between artmaking, architecture, and engineering.
  • Explain architectural design and emphasize how creative uses of form and space can enhance the structure.
  • Demonstrate how to build a structure using newspaper rolls.

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National Standards


Create

Apply methods to overcome creative blocks.

VA:Cr1.1.7a

Demonstrate willingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms, and meanings that emerge in the process of art- making or designing.

VA:Cr2.1.8a

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

30 minutes

Demonstration Time

40 minutes

Student Studio Time

5 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • Wooden dowels
  • Newspapers
  • School glue
  • Tempera paint
  • Paintbrushes and water cup
  • Pencil, eraser, and ruler
  • Images of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture
  • Option: hot glue guns & glue sticks

National Standards


Create

Apply methods to overcome creative blocks.

VA:Cr1.1.7a

Demonstrate willingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms, and meanings that emerge in the process of art- making or designing.

VA:Cr2.1.8a

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Steps

Introduce STEAM

Analyze the artistic contributions and architectural designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, considering the form and structure of his work. Discuss how STEAM concepts are involved in the planning, designing, and building of an architectural structure.

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Instructional Materials

Artist Bio

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Brainstorming Thumbnails

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Architectural Engineering Plan

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Reference

Engineering Design Process Visual

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Architects & Engineers

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Reflection

Creative Process Reflection

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