Theory Of Architecture 01_ Assessment Prelim

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  • 1. 
    Explain Anthropometry
  • 2. 
    Define architecture
  • 3. 
    It is evident by a comparison which the eye makes between the size, shape and tone of     a various object or part of a competition.
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Proportion

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 4. 
    The art and science of building design and construction.
    • A. 

      Theory

    • B. 

      Architecture

    • C. 

      Visual scale

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 5. 
    “Almost is nothing” philosophy of architect?
    • A. 

      Peter Behrens

    • B. 

      Adolf Loos

    • C. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • D. 

      Fry Maxwell

  • 6. 
    The size of a building element or space relative to the dimensions and proportion of        human body.
    • A. 

      Human scale

    • B. 

      Generic scale

    • C. 

      Mechanical scale

    • D. 

      Visual scale

  • 7. 
    These systems are based on the dimension and proportion of the human body.           
    • A. 

      Anthropometric

    • B. 

      Anthropomorphic proportion

    • C. 

      Proportion

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 8. 
    Whose famous dictum/ philosophy is this “A house is a machine for living”
    • A. 

      Le Corbusier

    • B. 

      Alvar Aalto

    • C. 

      Robert Venturi

    • D. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

  • 9. 
    Whose famous dictum is this, “Unity disguised as chaos,complexity & contradiction are        often what make works of art both exciting and profound.”
    • A. 

      Renzo Piano

    • B. 

      Kenzo Tange

    • C. 

      Norman Foster

    • D. 

      Louis Kahn

  • 10. 
    Frequently works on a large scale and is renowned for his sharp, geometric designs.             
    • A. 

      Renzo Piano

    • B. 

      Ieoh Ming Pei

    • C. 

      Frank Gehry

    • D. 

      Paul Rudolph

  • 11. 
    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. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • B. 

      Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      Alvar Aalto

    • D. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

  • 12. 
    Variable and subjective distance at which one person feels comfortable talking to another.
    • A. 

      Public distance

    • B. 

      Territoriality

    • C. 

      Proxemics

    • D. 

      Personal distance

  • 13. 
    Theory of architecture:defined
    • A. 

      Greek  – arkhitekton, from  "chief" and  "builder, carpenter, mason

    • B. 

      Analysis of a set of fact in relation to one another

    • C. 

      Act of thinking, discussing, or most importantly writing about architecture

    • D. 

      Designing the environment

  • 14. 
    INTERCOLUMNIATION is the system of spacing between columns, which is also based on the diameter of the column.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Descriptive Theory,Perspective Theory & Critical Theory are:
    • A. 

      Form of Theory

    • B. 

      Forms & Types of Theory

    • C. 

      Types of Theory

    • D. 

      Theory of Theory

  • 16. 
    This philosophy “When change needs, asks a stranger” belongs to,       
    • A. 

      Marcel Breuer

    • B. 

      Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • D. 

      Robert Adams

  • 17. 
    Enumerate the  3 Architectural Orders:
  • 18. 
    It is a theory of proportion between two dimensions of a plane figure , in which the ration of the smaller to the larger is the same as the ratio of the larger to the whole
  • 19. 
    Author of the TEN BOOKS OF ARCHITECTURE
    • A. 

      Palladio

    • B. 

      Vitruvius

    • C. 

      Ceasar

    • D. 

      Augustus

  • 20. 
    Which theory of proportion uses the diameter of the column as  basic unit of dimension?
    • A. 

      Renaissance Theories

    • B. 

      Classical Orders

    • C. 

      Golden Section

    • D. 

      Golden Rectangle

  • 21. 
    He paid great attention to the detailing of the structure, which he attributed to his  father’s teachings about craftsmanship.
    • A. 

      Mies van de Rohe

    • B. 

      Robert Adams

    • C. 

      Antonio Gaudi

    • D. 

      Frank Gehry

  • 22. 
    It is known in the Architecture of the curved lines.
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Early Christian

    • C. 

      baroque

    • D. 

      renaissance

  • 23. 
    The Petit Trianon at Versailles was designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel by the order of Louis XV and was constructed between 1762-1768. It was the home of Queen Marie Antoinette. Corinthian pilasters decorate the northern facade. What theory of proportion is prevalent in this structure?
    • A. 

      Renaissance theory

    • B. 

      Classical orders

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Golden section

  • 24. 
    “Everything started with the Nipa Hut” belongs to
    • A. 

      Leandro Locsin

    • B. 

      Francisco Manosa

    • C. 

      Remigio Esguerra

    • D. 

      Froilan Hong

  • 25. 
    Its great works are cathedrals, characterized by the pointed arch, the rib vault, the         development of the exterior flying buttress, and the gradual reduction of the walls to a         system of richly decorated fenestration.
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