Comparison between the Parthenon and the Erechtheion
you should choose two buildings of similar building type or function from the period covered in the first half of the semester (Western Architecture before 1100 AD)
For the paper you are required to compare and contrast the two buildings under consideration. You might find the following topic headings useful as guides: Relation to site; Form; Function; Fitness to purpose; Materials; Construction techniques; Building typology; Expression/symbolism; Style; Historical and Theoretical context. Length for the paper: 2000 words.
paper due on Wednesday, 7 October 2009, hard copy (with references, bibliography
Outline of paper due Thursday 12 November.