Lter of Zeus, Pergamon, Greece, 197-159 B.C.E.

Evaluation Criteria

Your paper will be evaluated based on the following criteria. Please make certain you effectively address each criterion in your paper.

1. How well does the paper evidence a clear understanding of the history of the development of the building and its design?
2. How well does the paper evidence a clear understanding and explanation of the various architectural issues and concerns, ideas and ideals that conditioned the design of this and other buildings of its generation?
3. How well does the paper evidence a clear understanding and explanation of the cultural, social, political and economic context within which and in response to which the building was developed?
4. How well does the paper provide a careful and analytical discussion of the formal attributes of the building?
5. How well does the paper demonstrate the integral relationship between the formal attributes of the building and the theoretical concerns, and ideals of its architect and his or her generation?
6. How well does the paper analyze and discuss the link between the formal and theoretical attributes of the building and the specific social, cultural, economic, and political context of the buildingas development?
7. How well does the paper demonstrate extensive research above and beyond the assigned readings and lecture material?
8. Are there any errors of fact in the paper?
9. Are there grammatical and/or spelling errors?

Your paper should not exceed 10 double-spaced typed pages, excluding bibliography and images (approximately 2500 words). It should, therefore, be well-organized, concisely written and economically worded. Every quotation should be identified as such and properly credited. Quotations should not exceed 10% of the paper. Your citations and bibliography should be formatted to MLA. The paper, on the whole, should clearly demonstrate extensive research above and beyond the assigned readings and lecture material as well as a thorough understanding of the architectural period chosen.
Your research should be based exclusively on peer-reviewed academic journals and book publications. Your research should not be based on nonacademic web sources, travel guides, etc.