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Housing and Interior Design- Unit 1 Study
Terms in this set (36)
Define the term Lifestyles
A way of Living
Define the term Housing
Any structure built for people to live in
Define the term Nomads
People wander from place to place in search of food from their grazing herds
Define the term Portable shelter
Shelters that could be taken apart, moved, and reassembled at the next location
Why are Portable Shelters used?
Used for hunting, fishing, and gathering wild fruits and seeds
Define Permanenet shelters
Permanent homes that can't move
Why were permanent shelters used?
Development of farming and keeping herd animals, early people no longer had to move continually to find food.
What caused people to change from portable to permanent shelters?
Good water and soil supply
What does an Archaeologist do?
Scientists who study history through the relis and ramains of old civilizations.
As communities began to form and develop, did housing change or stay the same?
Why do you think this happened?
Its based on an individual's standing in the community
Describe what it was like to live in a medieval castle?
It appeared imposing, but offered little more comfort than a primitive cave.
When did housing become more comfortable
Italy in the 1300's
Define the term "Physical needs."
All the things the body needs to survive: Air, Sunlight, Shelter, Sleep, and Food
List the 4 ways that housing meets your Physical Needs
Place to eat, weather, sleep and be safe.
List several ways that housing meets your need to be safe and secure
People who will steal your stuff and animals.
Describe what a stockade was. How did this help pioneers to feel safe and secure?
Safety during attacks; had walls of logs, and inside were small sheds
Define the term "Phychological needs."
Need related to thoughts and emotions.
How does housing provide the opportunity to meet phychological needs?
They include the need of love and belonging, fun and relaxation
How does housing encourage interaction with others?
Housing that provides opportunities to phychological needs
How does housing reflect personal identity?
Stage of life, their family situation, and their personal or special needs
Describe how a person's roles of life (student, mother, father, etc..) can influence their housing needs.
Lifestyles, or ways of living influence peoples choice of housing
How does a person's personal priorities influence their ousing decisions?
Corresponds to situations that occur during person's life span
Definition of Creativity
Ability to Create
Definition of Esteem
Definition of Household
All the people who live together in one housing unit.
Definition of Life Cycle
Series of stages through which an organism passes from a particular first stage.
Defintion of Lifestyle
A way of living
Definition of Near Environment
Definition of Personal Prior tiies
Ones own quailty or state of coming before another in time of importance
Definition of Quality of Life
Affecting the quality of Urban Life.
Definition of Roles
A character assigned or assumed
Definition of Self-Actualization
The expression of one own personality
Definition of Self-Expression
Expression or assertion of one's own personality as in conversation, behavior, poetry, or painting.
Define the 6 stages of the Family Life Cycle. For each stage, describe how housing needs change.
Beginning Stage- Married Couples without Children
Childbearing Stage- Couple with Child(Ren) up to 2 1/2 years old. and couple with Child(ren) 2 1/2 to 6 years old
Parenting Stage: Couple with Child(ren) 6 to 13 years old. Couple with Child(ren) 13 to 20 years old.
Launching Stage: Couple with Child(ren) leaving home and Couple with Child(ren) living away from home.
MidYear Stage: Couple before retirement but after all children have left home
Aging Stage: Couple during retirement until death of both spouses
List the 5 stages of Maslow's Pyramid.
1. Physical Need
5. Self- Actualization
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