Modernism/modernism In Barcelona

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This is a quizabout modernist architecture arround the world and barcelona in particular.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Modernism in barcelona had a very distinct identity, however, among all architects, three stood out the most, they were:
  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Form follows function

    • B. 

      A simplification of form and elimination of "unnecessary detail"

    • C. 

      An adoption of the machine aesthetic

    • D. 

      An adoption of ornament as a purely aesthetic element

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      at the beginning of the 20th century

    • B. 

      In the later 20th century

    • C. 

      From the industrial revolution, in the 18th century

  • 4. 
    Modernism is a term given to all building styles developed in the modern era
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some people say modernism was the result of many different aspects of the time the most agreeable ones are:
    • A. 

      deep society transformations in the moment which called for different aesthetic values

    • B. 

      New technologies and materials helped improve building techniques more efficient than traditional construction

    • C. 

      People thought is was best to build differently because traditional arhitecture had become very boring

  • 6. 
    In a sense, barcelona stands out in modernism because
    • A. 

      It created a distinct identity in its architecture

    • B. 

      Gaudi's constructions are very different from the rest

    • C. 

      It has a lot more buildings from the time than any other city

  • 7. 
    Antoni Gaudi , Lluis Domenech I Montaner and Josep Puig I Cadafalch are architects from madrid, spain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In barcelona, there is a place called the block of disccord
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
  • 10. 
    Some of the other names given to art  Nouveau in other countries are:
    • A. 

      "Модерн" in Russia

    • B. 

      Modernismo in Portugal

    • C. 

      Modernish in Spain