Theory Of Architecture

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1.  A prismatic solid bounded by "six" equal square sides, the angle between any two adjacent faces being at right angle?
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2.  Indicate a position in a space?
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3.  A line extended in a direction other than its intrinsic direction?
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4.  Defines the limit of a boundaries or volume in a creative composition?
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5.  It is the primary identifying characteristic of a volume? Established by the shapes and interrelationships of the planes that describes the boundaries of the volume?
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6.  What architectural line is prominent in Prarie house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright?
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7.  The characteristic outline outline or surface configuration of a particular form and the principal aspect by which we identify form?
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8.  The physical dimension of length, width and depth of a form. It's scale is relative to its other form in its context?
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9.  A phenomenon of light and visual perception that may be described in terms of an individual's perception of hue, saturation and tone value. It distinguish a form from its environment?
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10.  An inclined line that rotates  360 degree having one end tip as a base of rotation?
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11.  A polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular faces meeting at a common point or vertex?
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12.  All other forms can be understood to be a transformation of the primary solids, variations which are generated by the manipulation of one or more dimension or by the addition or subtraction of elements What type of form transformation in the figure shown above?
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13.  What type of form transformation in the figure shown above?
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14.  What type of form transformation in the figure shown above?
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15.  The figure above was design by Adrea Palladio, identify which transformation of form it belongs?
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16.  The figure above was design by Le Corbusier, identify which transformation of form it belongs?
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17.  Identify which transformation of form is applied to the photo above?
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18.  The figure above was design by Le Corbusier, identify which transformation of form it belongs?
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19.  House at Stabio by Mario Botta, Identify which transformation of form is applied?
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20.  By Le Corbusier comments on "forms", which of the composition that he mention is "very difficult" to satisfy the spirit?
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21.  Under additive composition, what type of form  composition is "The 1 Mile High Illinois by FLW?
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22.  What type of form  composition is the secretariat building unesco headquarters paris?
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23.  What type of form  composition is the G.N. Black House?
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24.  Nakagin House by Kisho Kurokawa, identify what type of form  composition?
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25.  Figure shown is the Habitat 67 by Moshe Safdie, identify what type of form composition?
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26.  What type of form  composition is the "Pearl Mosque" at agra India?
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27.  What type of form  composition is the St. Mark's Tower in New York by Frank Lloyd Wright?
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28.  Illustration above is a plan and perspective view of the corner wall. Identify the correct effect that are introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/ configuration?
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29.  Illustration above is a plan and perspective view of the corner wall. Identify the correct effect that are introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/ configuration?
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30.  Illustration above is a plan and perspective view of the corner wall. Identify the correct effect that are introduced and emphasized for each of the articulation/ configuration?
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31.  Which of the following is NOT the Le Corbusier's 5 points of Architecture?
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32.  It is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by Le Corbusier. It was developed as a visual bridge between two incompatible scales, the Imperial system and the Metric system. It is based on the height of an English man with his arm raised.
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33.  The Ronchamp Church designed by Le Corbusier has the openings slant towards their centers at varying degrees, thus letting in light at different angles. This glass is sometimes clear, but is often decorated with small pieces of stained glass in typical Corbusier colors. What is the color Le Corbusier did not use for this project?
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34.  Which of the illustration above defines "space within a space"?
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35.  The St. Peter in Rome, " first version" by Donato Bramante is what type of spatial organization?
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36.  Hagia Sophia of constantinople ( Istanbul) is what type of spatial organization?
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37.  Villa Capra ( the rotunda) at Vicenza, Italy by Andrea Palladio is what type of spatial organization?
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38.  Town Center for Castrop-Rauxel, in Germany by Alvar Aalto is what type of spatial organization?
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39.  Illustration above is a Housing Development. Identify the type of spatial organization?
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40.  The Secretariat Building UNESCO Headquarters by Marcel Brauer is what type of spatial organization?
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41.  Plan above for the Herbert F. Johnson House,  Identify what type of spatial organization?
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42.  The New Mummers Theatre is what type of spatial organization?
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43.  The "Golden Section" is equal to?
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44.  Which is NOT a "fibonacci series number" from 1-114?
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45.  A rectangle whose sides are proportioned according to the golden section is known as?
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46.  According to Vitruvius' Rules for the diameter, height and spacing of columns, Aerostyle is 4D spacing and 10D in ht?
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47.  Pyconstyle should be spaced at?
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48.  Aerostyle should have an intercolumniation ht of ?
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49.  Le Corbusier developed his proportioning system, the Modulor, to order "the dimension of that which contains and that which is contained". He saw the measuring tools of the greek, egyptians and other high civilizations as being infinitely rich and subtle because they formed part of the mathematics of the human body, gracious, elegant and firm, the source of that harmony which moves us, beauty." He therefore based his measuring tool, the "MODULOR". What is the 3 basic measure of grid in centimeter that is proportioned according to Golden Section?
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50.  Identify the illustration above?
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51.  Andrea Palladio was probably the most influential architect of the italian renaissance. He developed 7 "most beautiful and proportionate manner of room". Identify which  of the illustration does NOT belong?
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52.  Andrea Palladio also proposed several methods for determining the height of a room so that it would be in proper proportion to the room's width and length. Which are NOT the correct proportion for the ceiling height?
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53.  Which building that Le Corbusier exemplified the principle of Modulor?
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54.  The "Ken" System?
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55.  The balanced distribution and arrangement of equivalent forms and spaces on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center axis?
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56.  A line established by two points in space, about which forms and space can be arranged in a symmetrical or balanced manner?
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57.  The balanced distribution and arrangement of equivalent forms and spaces on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center axis?
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58.  A unifying movement characterized by patterned repetition or alteration or formal elements or motifs in the same or modified form?
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59.  The Articulation of the importance of a form or soak by its size, shape or relative to the other forms and spaces of the organizations?
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60.  A line plane or volume that by its continuity and regularity, serves to gather, measure and organize a pattern of forms and space?
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61.  The principle of organization can be altered through a series of discrete manipulations and permutation without loss of identity or concept?
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62.  What type of principle of space organization is applied to the figure above. Design by Alvar Aalto , Town Hall, Seinaijoki?
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63.  " A 1 Kilometer radius lake sorrounded by villages with native houses and structures". What type of spatial organization was described?
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64.  Above is the photo of  a 7 segment display light board. Regardless on what is written, what spatial organization is explained to this formation?
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65.  The figure above is an explanation of  what space of organization?
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66.  The figure above is a simple explanation of  what space organization?
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67.  In German Pavilion at Montreal World Exposition by Frei Otto, what element of the structure clearly defines a "datum" organization?
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68.  At what architectural view does the "devour house at pennsylvania design by Louis Khan where datum organization is clearly emphasize?
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69.  Base on the figure above, Identify the type of space organization?
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70.  Above is the column feature of Notre Dame La Grande, France. Identify its detail organization?
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71.  Cathedral of Salisbury and Cathedral of Reims are what type of space organization?
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72.  Viewing from above a long river with different sizes of stones on both sides are what type of space organization?
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73.  What type of classification of temples base on the arrangement of colonnades shown in the figure?
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74.  City of Arts and Sciences design by Santiago Calatrava and Felix Candela. An entertainment-based cultural and architectural complex in the city of Valencia, Spain. It is the most important modern tourist destination in the city of Valencia. What space organization or articulation did Santiago Calatrava and Felix Candela emphasized?
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75.  Above is the radial segment of a nautilus shell spiral outward in a reverberating manner from its center and maintain the shell's organic unity through this pattern of additive growth. What is the best space organization was composed for this pattern?
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76.  The state of position of being placed opposite another. or of lying in corresponding posiitions from an intervening space or object?
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77.  A state of balance, maintained in an artistic work between opposing forces or elements often causing anxiety or excitement?
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78.  A state of utter disorder or confusion?
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79.  A system of elements ranked, classified, and organized one above another, according to importance or significance?
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80.  A state or position of being placed close together or side by side, as to permit comparison or contrast.
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