- Analyze the development of the skyscraper, beginning with the Chicago School in 1884, continuing with the construction of the Woolworth Building in New York in 1911-1913, and concluding with the Seagram Building in New York City in 1954-1958. Include in your analysis the use of materials and ideas of aesthetics. Your analysis should demonstrate a strong understanding of the material, synthesizing what you learned in the readings, and be written in your own words.
In addition to commercial architecture, many architects of the 20th century were commissioned to design private homes. Explain the circumstances that led to the creation of Fallingwater in 1937 by Frank Lloyd Wright and the VannaVenturi House in 1961-1964 by Robert Venturi. Relate how physical context or location is related to their design