Contributor’s Name: Leah Suer
This field study is melding of art/architecture and math. The students will be studying local architecture, other famous architects, and architectural styles through visits, videos, and an interview with a professor of architecture at the University of Cincinnati. They will calculate costs, do scale drawings, and create a scale model.
Geared Towards seventh,eighth
Curriculum: Curriculum – Field Studies
Tags: Middle School

Kick off: trip to the Rosenthal Center of Contemporary Art
Seminar Title: The Hidden Maths in Great Art
Group Initiative: what the hex?
Project: building a scale model of a home for a specific set of clients
Discussion Topics: building and material costs, surface area, volume, art, architecture, math,
Outside Opportunity: trip to Zoo for a tour on green design and visiting local architecturally significant buildings

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