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What'd We Miss?

Assignment: What'd We Miss? 

Choose a building from the ancient world up to 1850 from a PLACE/REGION that we did not discuss. 

Create a PowerPoint or Google Slide presentation and include the following information:

  • Your name, the name of the building, space or object that you have researched, the location and approx year of construction.

Provide context:

  1. Provide context about why this was built, by whom and for whom? Was this structure typical of the culture and period in which it was built - in terms of overall style, design process, etc? (Use a balance of text and image. Include in-text citations and citations for all images).

  2. Create a timeline feature that highlights what else was being built in the world at this time, what other inventions or important events were happening? Explain how this building corresponds to the global design history narrative of this course.

  3. Include a bibliography using APA style. Do NOT use Wikipedia.

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