- Paper--for practice
x 12-inch file folders work well
(glue sticks work well)
several buildings or building details in the video
segments featuring area archictecture.
on the basic shaped and size of each building. Is it a square
or rectangle? Is it short, tall, wide, or narrow?
practice paper first, then transfer your ideas to oaktag.
Make a pop-up
page. Flatten paper and make the surface decorations and textures
with markers, crayons, pens and other drawing tools.
a second sheet of oaktag, a different color, if desired; make
one bookfold, apply glue around outer edge; position it as a
cover for the pop-up, so the holes don't show.
several streets and combine them into a Pop-Up City Book.
a free-standing pop-up city on a larger base by gluing buildings
to the surface and supporting them easel-style with a triangle
of oaktag (see examples below).
a pop-up of the buildings in Changing Scale for a vivid example of how Pittsburgh's scale has dramatically
changed over 200 years.
Neff, Introducing Architecture: A Series of Worksheets and Activities
for Classroom Use, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks, 1997.