5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a The codified, canonical presentation of systems of trabeation found in classical architecture. In Grecce Doric, Ionic and Corinthian; In Rome, Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite (listed from the stoutest and simplest to the slenderest and most complex.)
- b a late 18th c., but especially 19th c. way of thinking that was characterized by LOVE OF NATURE; an acute SELF CONSCIOUSNESS about one's position in history, an expression of its anxiety through nostalgic revivals and eclectic RECOMPOSITION OF HISTORICALLY BASED PARTS, which aimed at CONNECTING TO THE AUTHENTICITY of an earlier era; EVOKING A SPECIFIC FEELING or mood, an ascendancy of SENTIMENT OVER REASON
- c looking like a landscape picture, preferably one by Claude Lorrain. Perspective. Used to describe landscapes, the ______ is characterized by gentle, curvilinear forms and a highly contrived presentation of "natural" hillocks, reflecting lakes and streams.
- d resembling or borrowing the form of human beings
- e round or oval openings, such as windows in a wall or openings in the crown of a dome.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- branch of philosophy which studies the nature of beauty and taste.
- The lintel or flat horizontal member which spans the space between the columns; in classical architecture, the lowest member of an entablature.
- Appropriateness. In architectural theory, having to do with the selection of the correct building type, ornamental program and material for a building, according to the status of the owner and program.
- the relationship between various masses or volumes of a building or structure.
- The vast, continental surveying project, initiated by Jefferson, which measured, divided up, and ultimately distributed land
5 True/False Questions
synthesis → the resolution of the opposition of thesis and antithesis, which joins together aspects of both; the resolution of a Hegelian dialectic
ha-ha → the ability to judge and appreciate beauty; taste may be thought of as innate, or taste may be thought of as the product of study and exposure to excellent models.
Cloister → Use chiefly for enclosed Medieval gardens, generally found in monasteries, often formally arranged with planters and boxed sections.
Aisle → A passageway separated by an arcade, running parallel to the nave of a church
Loggia → A covered porch, often related to a garden.