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Famous Architects

Main Core Tie

Interior Design 2
Strand 2 Performance Skills

Time Frame

2 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups




Students research influential architects and share their findings with the class.


Library/computer lab

Research Instruction Sheet

List of famous architects

Internet instruction sheet

Presentation critique form for each student

Teacher grading sheet one copy per group

Background for Teachers

Reserve time in the library and/or computer lab.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will reinforce learning of architectural styles and features by studying architects of influence.

Instructional Procedures

Please refer to attached lesson plan.

  1. Break class into groups of 3-4 students
  2. Distribute handouts and let students select an architect to research.
  3. Go to library and have students research, write a report and create a PowerPoint.
  4. Have students present their findings to the class.
  5. Students take notes and critique presentations of the other groups.

Strategies for Diverse Learners

Assign students with special needs to a group that will assist them with their work.

Created: 08/09/2012
Updated: 02/05/2018