Masterpiece Case Studies One

6 HSW Credits - AIA CES Provider: Philip Fretwell, Architect
Masterworks explained and illustrated in story form: rich, fascinating, inside-edition stories illuminate case histories and make architectural works personalized. See these projects from every angle and viewpoint - almost like being there.
This AIA approved course also counts for non-AIA Architects.

SEMINAR PREVIEW - 64 of 700 PowerPoint Slides Total
Part 1: Beginnings of the new architecture
Part 2: Exhilarating new modernism
Part 3: Mid-Century Masterworks
Part 4:New visions for a new millennium

 Preview plays automatically.  You can pause it.
 You can change the slides at your own pace.

Masterpiece Case Studies One Preview

Key Words:
Crystal Palace / Red House / Sagrada Familia / Home Insurance / Paris Exhibition / Chicago Auditorium / Guaranty Building / Hotel Tassel Horta House / Paris Metropolitan / Post Office Savings Bank / Unity Temple / Palais Stoclet / Woolworth Building / Fagus Factory / Domino House / Robie House / Bauhaus Building / Barcelona Pavilion / Weissenhof Estate / Empire State Building / Falling Water / Villa Savoye / Johnson Wax / Glass House / Farnsworth House / Ronchamp / Seagram Building / Crown Hall / Guggenheim / Sydney Opera House / TWA / St. Louis Arch / Geodesic Dome / World Trade Center / Rudolph-Sarasota Houses / IM Pei’s Addition to the Louvre / Guggenheim Bilbao / Simmons Hall / Zentrum Paul Klee / Bodegas Ysios / Turning Torso / Milwaukee Art Museum / Nelson Atkins Museum / Glasgow School of Art / Hill House

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the difference between works of architecture that are considered masterpieces and other notable published works that are not.
  2. Discuss the construction of Mies’s Farnsworth House and tell how it differed from ordinary construction in 1950.
  3. Analyze the architectural form of the Crystal Palace 1852 and explain how it influenced succeeding exposition spaces.
  4. Compare Corbusier’s Notre Dame du haut Chapel with his Savoye House and consider his motivations for the opposing form languages.

To take this seminar remotely, on your own computer or media device, 
click the following link:

Online Seminar Registration Form
Online Course #  AIA4010320UU
Florida Course #9878154
Your seminar will be emailed within 4 working days. 
Once you receive your online seminar, it is yours to keep.

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What is an online seminar?
It is exactly like the preview slides, shown in a slideshow format - a series of discrete individualized slides of high resolution.

We email the web access link and you can watch it on a
laptop, iPad, Kindle, or a Nook whenever you want and wherever you are.

How do I get Credit?
Online seminars come in 4 parts.  Write a paragraph on each part.

Your paragraph would cover what slides were
most informative and your reactions to selected slides.

he best scheme is to open a word document and simply type in comments as you pass interesting slides in the seminar.
When you finish, you will have what we require as a response to document that you have completed the seminar.

Email it to us at It then becomes part of your course record and credit is approved.

Our Online Seminars are 6 credit hours each.

You can see previews and sign up for any of our online courses by clicking the links below:

Online Seminar Advantages:

  • You can watch as many times as you like for references and resources.
  • Any architect in your office can get AIA credit by paying the online fee and following reporting instructions.
  • Any IDP in your office can get free AIA credit by pairing with an architect who has paid the registration fee.
  • Conduct your own seminar.  Designate a discussion leader.  Use an office projector.
Get 6 AIA credits for colleagues in your office, in one day, without leaving the premises (each must sign-up individually to receive a certificate)... An economical way to get LU credits for your entire staff.

Have fun.  Discuss the topics.  Earn credits.