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To design the façade of a Tall Office Building according to the principles laid out in Louis Sullivan’s The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered.
Requirements for the sketch:
- Read attached version of Sullivan’s The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered. Write a list of “rules” discerned from lecture and the text that you will be using to inform your design.
- Develop the front façade for a 14 story building based on what you have read.
- Design should fit on an approximately 8”x10” piece of paper. This can be drawing paper, vellum or trace, whichever media you feel works best for you.
- Your drawing can be freehand or drafted, please choose the method that best illustrates your intent. CAD is acceptable.