Ten100: Chapter 12 Assignment

8 Questions | Attempts: 104

Dubai Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do people in Dubai want to build a super-tall structure in their city?
  • 2. 
    What limited the height of the structure in the Middle Ages?
  • 3. 
    What manufacturing breakthrough led to the development of taller structure in the 1800's?
  • 4. 
    Why is it necessary for Bill to design the Burj Dubai so that it "confuses" the wind?
  • 5. 
    Is concrete better at minimizing the effects of compression or tension? What is special about the concrete that Bill is using as construction material for the Burj Dubai?
  • 6. 
    How does the Burj Dubai reflect a New Urbanist's approach to city planning?
  • 7. 
    Sometimes designs are inspired by art or things of social importance. The Burj Dubai, for instance, was designed after a ________________ native to the Dubai region.
  • 8. 
    _______________ is a force that results in the deformation of an object such that the object's parallel planes move past one another.

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