Load-Bearing Construction

QUESTION

Instructions Choose two of the following systems of architectural construction. Describe the materials and techniques used in each system. Which of your two choices do you think had a more dramatic im

Instructions

Choose two of the following systems of architectural construction. Describe the materials and techniques used in each system. Which of your two choices do you think had a more dramatic impact on the construction of buildings? Explain why you think this.

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  • Load-Bearing Construction
  • Post-and-Lintel Construction
  • Cast-Iron Construction
  • Balloon-Frame Construction
  • Steel-Frame Construction

Including an image of a building or buildings constructed using your chosen systems is optional but encouraged. If you do provide images, remember to insert identifying information in caption format immediately beneath each pasted image.

You are strongly encouraged to search the CSU Online Library for journal articles. You may also search the Internet, but be sure to use only reliable websites such as Khan Academy/SmartHistory, school, or museum websites and other websites ending in .org or .edu.

To support your argument, you must include at least one in-text citation from the course textbook. Please limit any directly quoted text to one sentence or less.

The assignment must be a minimum of 450 words. Your text must be thorough but concise and succinct.