Theory Of Architecture By Alfred Abadilla

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Theory Of Architecture By Alfred Abadilla

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  • 1. 
    It is a comparison showing differences, the opposite of similarity.
    • A. 

      Rhythm

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      . proportion

    • D. 

      Contrast

  • 2. 
    The most important kind of character in architecture is that which result from the     purpose of the building or reason of erection.
    • A. 

      . proportion

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Functional character

    • D. 

      . personal character

  • 3. 
    Most elementary means of organizing forms and spaces in architecture.
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Axis

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Character

  • 4. 
    Characterized by an arrangement where all the part radiate from a center like the      spikes in a wheel.
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Formal

    • C. 

      Centralized

    • D. 

      Unsymmetrical

  • 5. 
    It means equality.
    • A. 

      Rhythm

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Formal

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 6. 
    It gives a feeling of grandeur, dignity and monumentality.
    • A. 

      Centralized

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 7. 
    When lines, planes, and surface treatments are repeated in a regular sequence.
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Contrast

    • D. 

      Proportion

  • 8. 
    A kind of character that came from the influence of ideas and impressions related to or     growing out of past experience.
    • A. 

      Associated char.

    • B. 

      Personal char.

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Functional char.

  • 9. 
    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. 

      Proportion

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 10. 
    Deals with the relationship between the different parts of the whole to the various        parts.
    • A. 

      Relative proportion

    • B. 

      Absolute proportion

    • C. 

      Proportion

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 11. 
    It bears a certain relation to the same attribute to the life of an individual.
    • A. 

      Functional char.

    • B. 

      Relative proportion

    • C. 

      Personal char.

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 12. 
    These systems are based on the dimension and proportion of the human body.
    • A. 

      Proportion

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Anthropometric

    • D. 

      Anthropomorphic proportion

  • 13. 
    The size and proportion of an element appear to have relative to other elements of          known or assumed size.
    • A. 

      Visual scale

    • B. 

      Mechanical scale

    • C. 

      Generic scale

    • D. 

      Human scale

  • 14. 
    Kind of rhythm where equally spaced windows are introduced on the broken wall,        then regular repetition is presented.
    • A. 

      Accented rhythm

    • B. 

      Unaccented rhythm

    • C. 

      Rhythm of motion

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 15. 
    The size of a building element or space relative to the dimensions and proportion of        human body.
    • A. 

      Generic scale

    • B. 

      Visual scale

    • C. 

      Human scale

    • D. 

      Mechanical scale

  • 16. 
    The art and science of building design and construction
    • A. 

      Architecture

    • B. 

      theory

    • C. 

      Visual scale

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 17. 
    Who said that “The magnificent display of volume put together in the light
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Frank Gehry

    • C. 

      . Louis Kahn

    • D. 

      Le Corbusier

  • 18. 
    That which the eye identifies, the mind perceives and interprets
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Orientation

  • 19. 
    With respect to an observer
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Orientation

    • C. 

      Visual inertia

    • D. 

      Position

  • 20. 
    A series of form arranged in sequence in a row.
    • A. 

      Clustered form

    • B. 

      Linear form

    • C. 

      Radial form

    • D. 

      Grid form

  • 21. 
    A set of modular forms related and regulated by 3D grid
    • A. 

      Linear form

    • B. 

      Radial form

    • C. 

      Grid form

    • D. 

      Cluster form

  • 22. 
    Subtracting a portion of a forms volume to create another.
    • A. 

      Subtracting transformation

    • B. 

      Subtractive transformation

    • C. 

      Additive transformation

    • D. 

      Dimensional transformation

  • 23. 
    This refer to the manner in which the surface of a form come together to define its
    • A. 

      Articulation of form

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Clustered form

    • D. 

      Architecture

  • 24. 
    Who said “The will of the epoch translated into space’
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Le Corbusier

    • C. 

      Ching

    • D. 

      Jamandri

  • 25. 
    Composition of linear forms extending outward from a central form in a radial manner.
    • A. 

      Linear form

    • B. 

      Clustered form

    • C. 

      Radial form

    • D. 

      Centralized form

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