MODULE 2: Visual Literacy and building type identification

Handout for Session 11
Bridge program

Visual literacy and building type identification

Lesson 7
What are the components of a building's fašade?

Lesson 8
What is architectural vocabulary and how can we use it to understand buildings better?

Lesson 9
How can we identify the different building types in the BHSA neighborhood?

Lesson 10
What is meant by architectural style?

Lesson 11
What are some of the architectural styles that can be found in the area around BHSA?

Lesson 12
What are some of the building materials that were used throughout the 19th and 20th centuries in Brooklyn?

Mid-term exam
To be given after lesson 12

Answer Key
Mid-term exam