Architecture – Villard Houses

Architecture – Villard Houses

 

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This presentation is mainly about the Architecture of Villard houses , New york. Villard Houses, New York, 1882 -87, McKim, Mead & White Charles F. McKim (1847-1909), William R. Mead (1846-1928), Stanford White (1853-1906) You must provide historical background and work your way into the details. Have and outside in scope (From overall to specific details) Example begin with 1.Location (new york) 2. Area (Manhattan) 3. Specific area (Madison avenue) 4. Architecture firm and architects ( McKim, Mead, and white firm) – This is a huge firm so be sure to go into details about this firm, bring the firms history, why they decided to build, the design ideas ,EVERYTHING. 5. think of questions like: What type of construction is it? Is it a public or private building? 6. Find site/floor plans discuss how the houses were divided and what were they used for back then and now (timeline) 7. Look for specific drawings from the firms archives Focus on architectural details and historic background. Note: for floor and site plans create a detailed image of your analyzation, for example have arrows on the floor plans explaining what each part of the plan is, how the plan is divided, color coded, and so on. This is a formal presentation that requires so much detail All sources must be reliable ones. Archives from the firm. This is a very famous firm who built this masterpiece so focus the attention on both firm and the building. You must talk about the building and explain it from zero to VERY specific

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