The theme of this unit is architecture and how it relates to our culture and the values of civilizations.
READING 1: The reading passage is about Gaudí’s famous cathedral, La Sagrada Família; his inspirations from nature; and the long time frame for this project.
VIDEO: The video describes the work of Brunelleschi, a clockmaker and goldsmith, who built the world’s largest brick dome in Florence, Italy.
READING 2: The reading passage describes two amazing structures from ancient times: Göbekli Tepe, a stone circle
in Turkey, and Chichén Itzá, a Mayan city in Mexico.