Write a five-page, double spaced paper that addresses concepts of function, materials, elements and principles of design. For your essay, choose:

  • one craftwork
  • one sculpture
  • one architectural structure

about which to write. Be sure to cite the URLs where these works can be viewed. Choose visual examples other than those cited in our text, lesson overviews, or bulletin board questions. Use your text, suggested URLs, Internet searches, and library resources.

Discuss the intent of the sculptor, craft person, and architect in relation to function.

Consider the role of form, materials, and concept for the sculpture, the craft piece and the architectural structure.

Specifically address how the resulting elements and principles of design of each of the three works support the content of the that work and the maker or designer’s intent.

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