Architecture for Non Majors

Pulitzer Arts Foundation 0

Pulitzer Arts Foundation

The last building designed by Tadao Ando is also located stateside in St. Louis, Missouri.  This was actually Ando’s first freestanding building in the United States.  The building uses Ando’s traditional materials: glass and...

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 0

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Leaving the eastern hemisphere and much closer to Norman, there is this fine piece of work by Tadao Ando: the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth aka “The Modern.” The current stucture designed by...

Gunma Insect World 0

Gunma Insect World

Designed by Tadao Ando, this fascinating structure houses a learning center for bugs! Gunma Insect World is located in Kiryu, Japan.  The Observation Center designed by Ando, is made primarily of glass and exposed...

Glass House 0

Glass House

The Glass House, designed by Tadao Ando, does not stray too far from his most favorite material: concrete.  This building also incorporates sleek glass and steel.  It is built on a resort island, Phoenix...

Church of the Light 0

Church of the Light

  This church, designed by Tadao Ando, was built in 1989.  An extension of the United Church of Christ in Japan, this building has a unique take on the traditional church style.  Like many...

Row House 0

Row House

Row House, also known as Azuma House, was built by Tadao Ando early in his career.  It’s location in Sumiyoshi, Osaka, Japan played a big part in the design.  As you can tell from...

Delta Gamma House 0

Delta Gamma House

  This big white house has been another influential building during my time at OU.  This giant building is three stories tall, with a basement, and houses over 95 girls.  Weekly meetings, year long...

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Rockefeller Center

The Rockefeller Center is one of the most famous buildings located in New York City. For the longest time my dream was to go to New York City. I finally got to go with...

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Reliant Stadium

The Reliant Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Houston, Texas. This building has had an impact on my life because I grew up going to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo there every...

St. Anselm of Canterbury 0

St. Anselm of Canterbury

  Located across the street from the College of Education on Elm, the home of the Episcopal Student Association is my first building of choice. Built in 1927 by architect Harold Gimeno, this Spanish...

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