Write a 4 page paper in which you:
A) Inroduce and describe through visual analysis St. Sernin, Toulouse, France, beginning with the plan and the exterior, using architecture vocabulary terms.
B) Discuss the origin of historical, political, and societal background, and commission of the building (i.e. why was it built, who built it, and why was this style or plan chosen?)
C) Describe the interior of the building, including layout, floor. ceiling, and wall decoration, furniture (if applicable) and note any remarkable works from fine art inside.
D) Describe the use and function of the building, noting how they have changed over time and how contemporary visitor’s response to the building would differ from the intended/original response.
E) Adress any political or religious symbolism within the building and its function.
F) Offer concluding thought on the historical significance of the building – i.e. why is it worth learning about in a survey course? What does the building say about the society/ time period from which it came? *this idea should also appear at the beginning of the paper in the thesis statement.
– 4 page length (no fewer than 4 no more than 5)
-12 point font, times new roman. double spaced, 1-inch margins on all sides.
– Use informations from text books (making sure to compare the building to any similar example in terms of plan and style) AND BE SURE TO SIGHT EVERY INFORMATION FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES IN ENDNOTES WITH THE FOLLOWING FORMAT: ( Chicago style)
1. Fazio, Michael, Marian Moffet and Lawrence Wodehouse. A world of history architecture, 3rd ed. London: Lawrence King 2013.
Journal article online:
2. Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Ducan J. Watts. ” Origins of homophily in a an evloving social network “. American journal of sociology 115 (2009): 405-5-. Accessed February 28, 2010
Sources: Along with textbook, feel free to consult scholarly articles online as long as you write your OWN WORDS and CITE THE INFORMATION you get from them in an endnote. Museum catalogue entries are also acceptable. Wikipedia google and other non academic websites are NOT valid sources; do not use information from non-academic sources.
Thesis statement: The key ideas/arguments in your thesis statement should form the basic structure of your paper, so key words/phrases should appear through your paper as it develops.