Famous Works And Dictums Of The Architects

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The Works and Dictum of the Architects


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  • 1. 
    Is the most famous for the eye catching tower he constructed in Paris for the       exposition universally of 1889 work of Eiffel tower.
    • A. 

      Alexandre Gustav Eiffel

    • B. 

      Alexander Gustav Eiffel

    • C. 

      Alex Gustav Eiffel

    • D. 

      Alex Gustavio Eiffel

  • 2. 
    One of the pioneers of the modern movement in American architecture. Work         auditorium building, U.S.
    • A. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • B. 

      Louis Henry Sullivan

    • C. 

      William Le Baron Jenney

    • D. 

      Alexander Gustav Eiffel

  • 3. 
    Arch of the famous Twin Tower World Trade Center.
    • A. 

      Yamasaki and Roth

    • B. 

      I.M. Pei

    • C. 

      Brunelleschi

    • D. 

      William Le Baron Jenney

  • 4. 
    One of the most sublime painters and sculpture and one of the most influential        architect and draft man.
    • A. 

      Michael Angelo

    • B. 

      Palazzo Ducale

    • C. 

      Richard Kipling

    • D. 

      Brunelleschi

  • 5. 
    The influential architect born in 1508 I Padua. He designed the Palazzo Chierecati,        Vicencia, Italy. Known as the grandest town residence.
    • A. 

      Holland

    • B. 

      Andrea di Pietro Della Gondola

    • C. 

      Robert Adam

    • D. 

      Peter Behrens

  • 6. 
    Scottish architect and designer who was prominent in the arts and crafts movement in        Great Britain.
    • A. 

      Charles Mackintosh

    • B. 

      Robert Adam

    • C. 

      Peter Behrens

    • D. 

      Mies Van de Rohe

  • 7. 
    Received the “Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinanagan “award for the city of manila, who        is the architect?
    • A. 

      Philip Recto

    • B. 

      Tomas Mapua

    • C. 

      Juan Nakpil

    • D. 

      Antonio Toledo

  • 8. 
    In 1989 he received the prtzker prize commonly referred to as “The Noble of       Architecture” the loftiest recognition. It is a lifetime achievement award granted to       living architect whose body of work represents a superlative contribution to the field.
    • A. 

      Minoru Yamasaki

    • B. 

      Renzo Piano

    • C. 

      Frank Gehry

    • D. 

      Kenzo Tange

  • 9. 
    His first designs were drawings of fantastic architectural visions in steel and glass as       well as costume and poster design.
    • A. 

      Norman Foster

    • B. 

      Frank Gehry

    • C. 

      Ieoh Ming Pei

    • D. 

      Erich Mendelsohn

  • 10. 
    Much of his works has been described as post modern, since he rejected the excessive       abstractionism of architects such as Le Corbusier and strove instead to incorporate the       valid elements of older style.
    • A. 

      Kahn, Louis

    • B. 

      Maxwell, Fry

    • C. 

      Ieoh Ming Pei

    • D. 

      Marcel Breuer

  • 11. 
    Spanish architects, one of the most creative practitioners of his art in modern times.        His style is often described as a blend of neo-gothic and art nouveau, but is also has        surrealist and cubist elements.
    • A. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • B. 

      Antonio Gaudi

    • C. 

      Adolf Loos

    • D. 

      . Lucio Costa

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Kenzo Tange

    • B. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • C. 

      Buckminster Fuller

    • D. 

      Frank Gehry

  • 13. 
    In his practice he explores the use of indigenous materials infused with current       technological trends to bring a new dimension in designs.
    • A. 

      Tomas Mapua

    • B. 

      Leandro Locsin

    • C. 

      Juan Nakpil

    • D. 

      Francisco Manosa

  • 14. 
    Afterwards became deeply involved in the design and building of French railways              and bridges. He worked on structures such as bridge across the Garonne River, train       stations at Toulouse and again in France.
    • A. 

      Gustave Eiffel

    • B. 

      Norman Foster

    • C. 

      Ieoh Ming Pei

    • D. 

      Alvar Aalto

  • 15. 
    He has actively promoted the use of native architectural forms and indigenous        nationals such as bamboo and thatch, in the creation of a distinctively Filipino        architecture.
    • A. 

      Philip Recto

    • B. 

      Francisco Manosa

    • C. 

      Juan Nakpil

    • D. 

      Antonio Toledo

  • 16. 
    French-born, Brazilian architect and urban planner.
    • A. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • B. 

      Lucio Costa

    • C. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • D. 

      Eliel Saarinen

  • 17. 
    This famous axiom “Each one sees whatever he wishes to see” belongs to,
    • A. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • B. 

      Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • D. 

      Lucio Costa

  • 18. 
    This philosophy “When change needs, asks a stranger” belongs to,
    • A. 

      Peter Behrens

    • B. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • C. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • D. 

      Robert Adams

  • 19. 
    He was the architect in his time that receives his license as award at his 60’s or at the        age of 60 yrs. old.
    • A. 

      Louis Sullivan

    • B. 

      Buckminster Fuller

    • C. 

      Antonio Gaudi

    • D. 

      Paul Rudolf

  • 20. 
    An important Scottish architect who was particularly known for his interiors based on        classical decoration.
    • A. 

      Mackintosh Charles

    • B. 

      . Marcel Breuer

    • C. 

      . Robert Adam

    • D. 

      Mies van de Rohe

  • 21. 
    To whom does this philosophy belongs to, “Where the architects task is to restore a correct order of values… it is still the architects duty to attempt to humanize age of machines. But this should not be done without regard for form”
    • A. 

      Peter Behrens

    • B. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • C. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • D. 

      Alvar Aalto

  • 22. 
    His insistence on the importance of design and formal expression in our lives, and his       adept handling of materials, light and space, explained why he is one of the great        architects of the 20th century.
    • A. 

      Alvar Aalto

    • B. 

      Robert Adam

    • C. 

      Richard Meier

    • D. 

      Renzo Piano

  • 23. 
    He was called “Masters master” where his students are architects like Gropius, Breuer          and Van de Rohe.
    • A. 

      Eric Mendelsohn

    • B. 

      Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • D. 

      Vitruvius

  • 24. 
    A German architect who uses more representational styles which has been called       “Scrapped Classicism”
    • A. 

      Robert Adam

    • B. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • C. 

      Peter Behrens

    • D. 

      Alvar Aalto

  • 25. 
    Architect of the “Reliance Building” in Chicago.
    • A. 

      Eero Saarinen

    • B. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • C. 

      Eliel Saarinen

    • D. 

      Daniel Burnham

  • 26. 
    This famous dictum, “I am neither a capitalist nor a socialist, I am not a religious or        an atheist” belongs to.
    • A. 

      Lucio Costa

    • B. 

      Buckminster Fuller

    • C. 

      Pier Luigi Nervi

    • D. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

  • 27. 
    Architect who leads the development of the ‘Quezon Memorial Circle” in Quezon City.
    • A. 

      Juan Nakpil

    • B. 

      Froilan Hong

    • C. 

      Francisco Manosa

    • D. 

      Philip Recto

  • 28. 
    Eiffel tower I  Paris stands.
    • A. 

      982 ft.

    • B. 

      983 ft.

    • C. 

      984 ft.

    • D. 

      985 ft.

  • 29. 
    . “Starting with holes” belongs to architect
    • A. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • B. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • C. 

      Renzo Piano

    • D. 

      Buckminster Fuller

  • 30. 
    “A house is a machine to live in” philosophy belongs to
    • A. 

      Le Corbusier

    • B. 

      Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • D. 

      Louis Sullivan

  • 31. 
    He paid great attention to the detailing of the structure, which he attributed to his        father’s teachings about craftsmanship.
    • A. 

      Robert Adams

    • B. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • C. 

      Antonio Gaudi

    • D. 

      Frank Gehry

  • 32. 
    One of his stylish choice which are circles and squares were used in his design         solutions.
    • A. 

      Buckminster Fuller

    • B. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • C. 

      Richard Meier

    • D. 

      Pier Luigi Nervi

  • 33. 
    His contributions where the advocacy of the idea of planning rooms by volume.
    • A. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • B. 

      Lucio Costa

    • C. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • D. 

      Adolf Loos