Theory Of The Architecture! Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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Theory Of The Architecture! Ultimate Trivia Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Architect of the “Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts”, Norwich.
    • A. 

      Norman Foster

    • B. 

      Renzo Piano

    • C. 

      Kenzo Tange

    • D. 

      Paul Rudolph

  • 2. 
    American architect who designed one of the first sky scrapers in New York and the designer          of the Woolworth building which was built in 1911-13.
    • A. 

      Henry Louis Sullivan

    • B. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • C. 

      Cass Gilbert

    • D. 

      Minoru Yamasaki

  • 3. 
    His work evolved away from concern with the roots of modernism towards a wide-ranging borrowing from architectural history.
    • A. 

      Le Corbusier

    • B. 

      Michael Graves

    • C. 

      Henry Sullivan

    • D. 

      Richard Meier

  • 4. 
    Founder of the Bauhaus.
    • A. 

      Gropius Walter

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Peter Behrens

    • D. 

      Adolf Meier

  • 5. 
    His architecture is notable for its simple, platonic forms and compositions through the use of bricks and poured concrete/ poured in place concrete masonry. He developed a contemporary archive of great power and monumentality.
    • A. 

      Henry Louis Sullivan

    • B. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • C. 

      Felix Candela

    • D. 

      Louis Kahn

  • 6. 
    Architect of the pilgrimage chapel of Notre Dame de Haut at Ronchamp.
    • A. 

      Louis Sullivan

    • B. 

      Fry Maxwell

    • C. 

      Le Corbusier

    • D. 

      Paul Rudolph

  • 7. 
    MaisonDomino, basic building diagram, a prototype for mass production with free-standing pillars and rigid over sailing floors belongs to?
    • A. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Lucio Costa

    • D. 

      Norman Foster

  • 8. 
    Although he built little or nothing, he has many architectural drawings reveal a new concern with a form that anticipates the high renaissance style of Bramante in Rome and in particular the designs for the New St. Peters.
    • A. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • B. 

      Bramante Donato

    • C. 

      Fillippo Brunelleschi

    • D. 

      Bernini Lorenzo

  • 9. 
    Outstanding Scottish architect, furniture designer, and painter, seen as a pioneer of the Modern Movement and perhaps more importantly, as the greatest flowering of the British Arts and Crafts movement.
    • A. 

      . Lucio Costa

    • B. 

      Paul Rudolph

    • C. 

      Robert Adam

    • D. 

      Charles Mackintosh

  • 10. 
    His manner of design working up an architectural design/idea from an expressionistic type sketch as his personal philosophy of “Dynamism” at a very early stage an attitude to design that was both idiosyncratic and brilliant.
    • A. 

      Charles Mackintosh

    • B. 

      Richard Meier

    • C. 

      Erich Mendelsohn

    • D. 

      Paul Rudolph

  • 11. 
    Architect of the “Seagram building” New York.
    • A. 

      Walter Gropius

    • B. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • C. 

      Louis Sullivan

    • D. 

      Cesar Pelli

  • 12. 
    German architect who was responsible for bringing the tent into the 20th century, it was his special gift to see minimal lightweight structure as liberating and a bridge to the natural or organic structure.
    • A. 

      Frei Otto

    • B. 

      Fry Maxwell

    • C. 

      Eero Saarinen

    • D. 

      Michael Graves

  • 13. 
    U.S.based architect, known best for his vast shimmering towers used as corporate headquarters. He describes himself as a “pragmatist” who feels that there are strength and energy flowing in everything including the energy in his projects themselves.
    • A. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • B. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • C. 

      Frank Gehry

    • D. 

      Cesar Pelli

  • 14. 
    Leading Italian architect and designer concerned with technological innovation and environmentally balanced buildings.
    • A. 

      Frank Gehry

    • B. 

      Norman Foster

    • C. 

      Renzo Piano

    • D. 

      Kenzo Tange

  • 15. 
    Architecture is a personal effort” remarked by
    • A. 

      Paul Rudolph

    • B. 

      Adolf Loos

    • C. 

      Frei Otto

    • D. 

      Aldo Rossi

  • 16. 
    Architect of the “John Hancock Center, Chicago”
    • A. 

      H.O.K

    • B. 

      Daniel Burnham

    • C. 

      Norman Foster

    • D. 

      S.O.M

  • 17. 
    Architect of the “City Hall complex” in Tokyo.
    • A. 

      Minoru Yamasaki

    • B. 

      Renzo Piano

    • C. 

      Kenzo Tange

    • D. 

      Fumihiko Maki

  • 18. 
    Japanese architect, like many of his generation he experimented with aspects of western modernism. He was associated with the start of metabolism in 1960.
    • A. 

      Minoru Yamasaki

    • B. 

      Fumihiko Maki

    • C. 

      Mario Bolta

    • D. 

      Kenzo Tange

  • 19. 
    “Buildings should not be for walls and roof” belongs to,
    • A. 

      Fry Maxwell

    • B. 

      Paul Rudolph

    • C. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • D. 

      Peter Behrens

  • 20. 
    Architect of “Louvre, Pyramid” in Paris.  
    • A. 

      Fumihiko Maki

    • B. 

      Norman Foster

    • C. 

      Ieoh Ming Pei

    • D. 

      Kenzo Tange