Meet the Artists

Block C - Architects

Meet some of the World’s most famous, influential and ground-breaking painters, sculptors, architects and designers. Be inspired by their work to create your own original compositions using their inspirations, styles and techniques to create your own pieces of art and design.

Meet Norman Foster, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, three highly influential architects whose buildings and ideas about building have helped shape the world we live in. Their works will inspire your children to design their own buildings.  Learn about plans and elevations to understand and explore architectural ideas, and cover Maths, Geography and Design and Technology objectives.

This Topic is written for Lower Key Stage 2. If you want to use this Topic for a different Key Stage, you will need to consider how to adapt the outcomes, content, delivery methods, resources and differentiation, as well as the relevant National Curriculum objectives.

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01: Norman Foster

Discover the incredible work of Foster and explore the wide ranging buildings he has designed around the world. Identify his style and influences and create your own architectural design for a corporate building using Foster’s style and technique as an influence.

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02: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Discover the buildings of Venturi and Scott-Brown and explore the buildings they designed. Learn about their approach to architectural design and create your own location-sensitive architectural design.