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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Square Schematism
- a A semicircular; polygonal, or rectangular extension at the end of a Roman basilica or a Christian church.
- b A Carolingian / Romanesque principle by which the parts of the plan of a church are worked out as clear multiples of a standard square spatial unit.
- c In a basilican church, the arm that crosses the nave at right angles, usually separating it form the apse; twin transept arms may also project from the nave without interrupting it.
- d The triangular area between adjoining arches, or the triangular area nest to a single arch.
- e A round window.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Apartment at the entrance to a Roman bath.
- Temporary wooden framework used to hold construction material in place until a vault or arch is self sustaining.
- The facing of a surface, usually a wall, with stone for ornamentation or protection.
- A vault formed when two barrel vaults of identical size intersect at right angles (aka cross vault)
- The cold room in a Roman bath.
5 True/False Questions
Facade → A series of arches supported on piers or columns. A "blind" arcade is a row of arches applied to the wall as an ornamental feature.
Ambulatory → An open space or marketplace that was the center of public life in cities of Ancient Greece.
Atlas → A round window.
Keystone → The central voussoir at the top of a completed arch.
Arcade → A series of arches supported on piers or columns. A "blind" arcade is a row of arches applied to the wall as an ornamental feature.