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Information about your Architect

Collecting information about your chosen architect.

In this task, you are going to collect the written information about your chosen architect and their work that you will use on your final poster design.

Information Collection Sheet

This is the sheet that you will be collecting your written information on about your architect.

What you need to do :-
  • Collect information about the architect, his life and and training he might have had.
  • Collect information about the buildings that he designed.
  • State which websites you got the information from and supply links to that information.
Collecting the information (3:36 mins)

Information about the buildings (1:27 mins)

Highlighting the Important Information

Not all of the the information that you collect will be useful on your poster.
You need to choose which parts are useful and which parts you can ignore.

What you need to do :-
  • Read through the information that you collected.
  • Use the highlighter function on Google docs to highlight the parts that you think are the most important.

Highlighting Text (1:06 mins)

Analysing Your Chosen Architect

This is where you will look at all the information that you have collected and start to pick out the pieces that explain his style.

What you need to do :-
  • Make a copy of this document (link here)
  • File it in your DVC folder.
  • Fill it in with the information that you think is important from what you have seen and read.

Analysing the Architect (3:09 mins)

Producing your Write up about your Architect

What you need to do :-
  • You are going to write in your own words the specific information that you are going to include on your final poster design.

Use the document to help you to write your information by answering the questions.

Don't forget to put it into your DVC folder and change the settings to public.

Putting it all on your Site

What you need to do :-
  • Put the 3 documents onto your Google site.
Putting your Documents on your Site (2:31 mins)

Any Questions?

Do you have any questions about anything that you have been asked to do on this task?
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If you are stuck or confused or unsure, then some one else might be too.
Don't be afraid to ask questions.