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Row Houses
Brussels, Belgium

Back entrances of residential homes in the European Quarter of Brussels, Belgium 

 

Researchable question: What types of homes are available for people in Belgium?

Essential question: How does design tell about the energy sources a community values?

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Medieval Buildings
Bruges, Belgium

Medieval buildings in the capital of West Flanders in Bruges, Belgium

Researchable question: Why would a canal be of importance in Bruges?

Essential question: How do people choose where to start communities?

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Home on the Canal
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Residential home, outdoor living space, and a boat sitting on the canal in Amsterdam

Researchable question: How would life be different living on a canal?

Essential question: How do culture and geography affect the types of homes that people have?

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Europa Building

Brussels, Belgium 

The Europa Building in Brussels hosts the meetings of the European Council and the Council of the EU. 

Researchable questions: How does the design of the building honor history? What symbolism was used in the design of the building?

Essential question: What inspires an architect's style?

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Inside the Europa Building

Inside the Europa Building

Brussels, Belgium 

The Europa Building in Brussels hosts the meetings of the European Council and the Council of the EU. 

Researchable questions: How does the design of the building honor history? What symbolism was used in the design of the building?

Essential question: What inspires an architect's style?

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Colorful Homes

New Delhi, India

Colorful paint adds distinctive character to flats in
New Delhi.

Researchable questions: What types of homes do people live in?

Essential question: How does the local culture affect the types of housing that is available?

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