Take The Sydney Architecture Festival Quiz

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Think you know your architecture? To celebrate the 2014 Sydney Architecture Festival, we've put together 20 questions that will test your knowledge on architecture and design with a special focus on Sydney.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This model explains the geometry of which iconic Sydney building?
    • A. 

      Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, UTS (Frank Gehry)

    • B. 

      Sydney Opera House (Jørn Utzon)

    • C. 

      Australia Square (Harry Seidler)

  • 2. 
    Which Sydney building, built in 1962 is famous for being the first to break the 150ft height limit in Sydney's CBD, first set in 1912? 
    • A. 

      Centrepoint Tower (Donald Crone)

    • B. 

      Chifley Tower (Kohn Pedersen Fox)

    • C. 

      AMP Building, Circular Quay (PTW)

  • 3. 
    Sydney architect Harry Seidler once worked for;
    • A. 

      Walter Gropius

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Glenn Murcutt

    • D. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

  • 4. 
    Name the famous Sydney Architect featured on Australia's $10 note until 1993? 
  • 5. 
    What is the size of a Sydney house brick?
  • 6. 
    Name the architect of UTS’ extraordinary new Chau Chak Wing building?
  • 7. 
    Which Sydney architect is known for his white steel structure - evident in the Sydney Maritime Museum and the Sydney Football Stadium?
    • A. 

      Gabrielle Poole

    • B. 

      Phillip Cox AO

    • C. 

      Richard Johnson

  • 8. 
    Name 3 Australian architectural practices in the world's top 40 largest?
  • 9. 
    Can anyone call themselves an architect? 
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 10. 
    Name the architect of the award winning Prince Alfred Park Pool?
  • 11. 
    The Shearer’s Hall of fame is located in which NSW regional city? 
    • A. 

      Bathurst

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Hay

    • D. 

      Tamworth

  • 12. 
    Which Sydney building has this stained glass dome 60m above street level?
  • 13. 
    What percentage of architects, registered in NSW, are women?
    • A. 

      21%

    • B. 

      31%

    • C. 

      41%

    • D. 

      51%

  • 14. 
    How many architects does it take to change a lightbulb? 
  • 15. 
    Name the only Australian architect to be awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 2002?
    • A. 

      Glenn Murcutt

    • B. 

      Nick Murcutt

    • C. 

      Harry Seidler

    • D. 

      Leslie Wilkinson

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