1) Research all parts
a) Answer EVERY question
c) Download songs on Arts and Music and listen to them d) Read poems in literature/every link
e) Watch The Dark Knight
2) Debate questions/Quiz
means applied to most works in the area
1. Art & Music:
a. Post Structuring of the WorldBonadventure Hotel
1. Post Modernism Art
a. Late 20th Century Work that is characterized by the mix of previous styles and general distrust theories.
2. Los Angeles
3. Suggests to condemn consumerism/celebrate capitalism? It’s a famous site for television shootings ever since it finished construction.
4. The art looks like a spaceship ( a saturn Vbooster rocket). Before in the 1970s it stood out as a building, but now there are other buildings that matches it. It’s like a whole new world is in that hotel.
5. The external and internal areas are not that attractive, because it’s paved with white concrete and no a lot of light can come in the hotel.
6. The author of the article interprets that there will not be a resistance to capitalism because there’s nothing to do in this building and it’s dull with cheap shops. There’s no threats on ii.
Sydney Opera House
1. Australia. Created by Jorn Utzon.
2. “Masterpiece of late modern architecture” Part of World Heritage List.Described as one of the most creative things humans can do, not only in the 20th century, but all of human history. A performing arts center that well represents Australia. 3. Design features: Shelled roofs (white tiles) is Utzon’s idea with help from several engineers and it came from a sphere (took 8 years for construction and the ceramic tiles took 3 years), 2 main halls inclined to each other, A forecourt (100 meter stairway). A forecourt and monumental step. The shells are glazed off white tiles and the podium is brown. (Completed by the Hornibrook engineering group)
4. The design came from the NSW (New south wales)
government’s design competition and there was not much limit to how the design could be. It states that the design is for 2 performance halls , one for opera and one for symphony. Utzon got his design from a pile of discarded designs. The government didn’t expect him to win.
5. During the opening, there is a change of the main government architect to Peter Hall who added the glass walls and Andrew Anderson who helped build the forecourt. Utzon is then called back to make designs in case there needs to be any more changes in the future so that it maintains it’s beauty. 6. The Utzon room is a reception hall that’s designed by him and includes a tapestry.He won the Pritzker prize in 2003(something very honorable).
Oslo Opera House
1. 2008 opened in Norway (For the Norwegian Opera and Ballet) 2. It aims to bring culture to a wider audience. By 2013 over 10 million visitors were recorded.
a. Minimalist Foyer
b. Advanced Auditorium
c. White Sloping Marble Roof
d. Solar Panels( actually provides energy)
e. Made from Marble and glass.
f. Carved Balcony.
4. It made Norway become a cultural center.
5. Achieved awards like the international architecture award (2010), Mies Van der Rohe prize (2009) and the World cultural building of the year, the year it is built.
6. What’s inside it: 3 stages( equal to 4 football fields), a foyer ( a huge room) with simple decorations, an advanced horseshoe auditorium that’s 16 meters below water, 1350 seats with a screen that translates into 8 languages, a 7 meter chandelier that’s made out of crystal glass.
Dancing House, Prague
1. Czech Republic. Built by Frank Gehry and Mr Milunic. 2. Designed because of capitalist intervention. The rolling stones are going to have a concert. Vlado Milunic is submitted a paper for the art gallery in Prague and in the doodles, it looks like a tongue that is sticking out to the Prague castle.
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