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Architecture of Cities - Chapter Summary
High school and college students who are interested in pursuing studies in architecture will need to have a solid understanding of some of the major architectural styles of different cities. Included in this chapter are lessons that will go over the architectural styles and their histories in some major cities. Our lesson instructors will share their expertise with you on these different topics, so you will have no difficulty learning key facts about this subject.
Upon completing the lessons, you can answer the questions contained in the chapter's practice quizzes and final exam to make sure that you have understood some of the subject's major points. Our lesson instructors are available for messaging if you would like to get even more information on different topics. You can also use your personal Dashboard to track your learning progress once you complete different lessons and quizzes. When you finish these lessons, you will be able to:
- Describe major architectural features of New York City buildings
- Analyze the history of architecture in Mexico City
- List some of Kansas City's architectural highlights
1. New York City Architecture
New York City has a spectacular and inspiring architecture. In this lesson, you'll learn about the prominent buildings, debates, and architectural styles that make up this architecture.
2. Mexico City Architecture: History
Mexico City is one of the largest urban centers in the Americas, with a unique architectural heritage. In this lesson, we'll explore the history of Mexico City through its architecture, and see how this has changed the urban landscape.
3. Kansas City Architecture
Kansas City is known for its ribs and barbecue, but what about its architecture? In this lesson, we'll explore the architectural history of Kansas City, and see why some call it the Paris of the Plains.
4. Piazza Navona: History & Fountain of Four Rivers
There's a lot to see in Rome, but one of the city's most popular attractions has long been the Piazza Navona. In this lesson, we'll explore this plaza and see what makes it so special.
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