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art chap 15
Terms in this set (23)
It is thought that the sloping sides of the pyramids in Egypt were intended to mimic?
the rays of the sun.
The Pont du Gard, in Nîmes, France, is an excellent example of which element of architecture?
Notre Dame Cathedral, in Paris, is an example of which architectural style?
Robie House is a typical work by the architect?
Frank Lloyd Wright
The International Style is a type of architecture marked by?
austere geometric simplicity.
Johnson and Burgee's University of Houston, College of Architecture is said to be a postmodern building because it:?
borrows from many different styles and time periods
Thomas Coram's View of Mulberry House and Street is a good example of?
architecture conforming to its local environment and available technology
Gothic cathedrals, such Amiens, shared many characteristics with which earlier style of architecture?
Which of these previous architectural styles does Emilio Ambasz's ACROS building most resemble?
Louis Sullivan utilized which type of construction in the late 19th century in Chicago to build increasingly tall buildings?
steel and reinforced concrete
The Seagram Building, designed by Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe, is a perfect example of ?
the International Style
The Anasazi cliffside caves at Mesa Verde show the roofs of what elements which are the underground spaces for ceremonial life?
What building method was used for the construction of the Egyptian pyramids?
The Romans created larger interior spaces in architecture than the Greeks because?
they combined the use of the arch with the use of concrete.
In the Gothic period, when Notre Dame de Paris was built, architects preferred to use
How did Gothic architects compensate for the lateral thrust of the cathedrals?
with flying buttresses
The Romans perfected which architectural innovation by the end of the first
Which work was the centerpiece for the 1889 Paris Exposition?
the Eiffel Tower
Frederick Olmsted conceived of what common architectural concept?
Frank Lloyd Wright designed several houses that were based on the "vastness of the western landscape" and were "of the land, not just on the land." What did he call this style of house?
the Prairie House
Which of these best describes Frank Gehry's design process?
it is fluid and experimental
Which of these is not a basic principle of "green architecture"?
buildings that make maximum use of energy supplies like coal and nuclear power
Historically, architectural styles and building techniques have been dependent upon?
environment (the lay of the land and climate) and technology (available materials and the ability to manipulate them).
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