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Title: Potala Palace


1
Welcome
2
Potala Palace
Temple of Heaven
Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower

the Louvre
Opera House in Sydney
3
Famous buildings in the world
Jinmao Tower
The World Trade Center
Empire State Building
4
Some words about a house
roof
skylight
eaves
balcony
foundations
5
Can you think out other words that can be useful
when talking about architecture?
stone wood glass brick plastic paint steel
concrete earth reeds
  • Materials
  • Shape and color
  • Style

round square curving high
flat huge small dark light warm cold
modern traditional ancient
6
Unit 3 Modern Architecture
7
Reading
  • Task1 Skimming
  • 1. When was Modernism invented?
  • 2. What are the names of architects mentioned
    in the text? Are they modern architects or
    traditional ones?

In the 1920s
Antonio Gaudi and Frank Lloyd Wright
modern architects
8
Task2 Careful-reading
  • 1.What can be expressed in art and architecture?
  • 2.Who invented Modernism? Why and how?
  • 3.What materials are used in traditional
    architecture? And what in modern architecture?

ideas of beauty in every culture
Modernism was invented by a group of architects
who wanted to change society with buildings that
went against peoples feeling of beauty.
Traditionalearth, stone, brick, wood,
Modern steel, glass , concrete,
9
  • 4.What modern buildings impress us? And what they
    look like?
  • Can you find two words that best describe
    modern architecture?

huge look like boxes with flat roofs ,sharp
corners and glass walls that act as mirrors
hard and unfriendly
10
  • In what ways does modern architecture
    differ from traditional architecture ?

11
ways modern traditional
material steel glass concrete earth stone brick wood
shape huge flat sharp Near to nature
feeling box near to nature
style modern traditional
12
ancient architecture
Stands much closer to nature
13
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  • 5.How was Gaudi inspired by nature to design
  • buildings?
  • 6.Are there other buildings designed by
    architects
  • getting inspiration of nature?

Nature does not have any straight lines. / not
any sharp corners or straight lines. / only
wanted natural materials. Some parts of his
buildings look like things we find in nature.???
24
Frank Lloyd Wright , an art museum in New York

inspired by Japanese seashells
the opera house in Sydney
inspired by seashells, ship sails
the 2008 Olympic stadium in Beijing

inspired by a birds nest
15
Post-reading
  • Task1. Describe Gaudis works and the Birds
    Nest in the text

16
Debate
Which one do you prefer to live in?
17
Good-bye!
Thank you!
18
the Birds Nest
19
Sydney Opera House
20
An art museum in New York
21
An American architect Was inspired by nature
22
Spanish modern architect Nature doesnt have any
straight light.
23
Balcony look like eyes,.
Walls look like the skin of dragon.
natural things
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