(1200 words) Write an essay comparing and contrasting the “First Book” of Vitruv

(1200 words) Write an essay comparing and contrasting the “First Book” of Vitruvius’s TenBooks on Architecture and the “First Book” of Alberti’s On The Art of Building in Ten Books .
The two relevant passages have been provided to you. Choose one theme found in both works. Analyze how and why each author included this concept. No research is required beyond the provided readings and textbook.

(NO INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH FOR THIS CASE STUDY) THIS CASE STUDY IS ABOUT THE EN

(NO INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH FOR THIS CASE STUDY)
THIS CASE STUDY IS ABOUT THE ENVELOPE SYSTEM OF THE BUILDING
•    To develop an understanding of the façade appearances, tectonic, materiality, components and technologies that architects need to be aware when designing as well as evaluating building envelopes;
•    To explore new materials and technologies related to sustainability, the building envelopes, structural systems, and interior and exterior finishes