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FAS:B: Early Architectural Systems
Terms in this set (12)
This example of architecture displays a(n) _____________.
The exterior of an architectural structure is called the _____________.
Which of the following is not one of the three Greek orders?
An arch construction provides ______(1)______, because, the pieces that make up the arch apply force ________(2)________.
[NOT] (1) aesthetic appeal; (2) upwards towards the center
The two main architectural systems of frame construction are ________________
the shell and the skeleton
A truss is ________________
a structure made up of one or more triangular units, connected at the joints by long beams.
A _____________ is a system that uses vertical posts which are separated to support a horizontal beam.
______________ is the art of building.
With a suspension bridge, like the one in the photograph above, the weight is distributed __________________.
along cables that are anchored at each end of the bridge.
This is photograph of the Colosseum. Which of the following aspects of architecture are not a part of this construction?
an arch construction provides, _________because the pieces that make up the arch apply Force _____.
1) stability and 2) down the sides
Of the 3 Greek orders, ____6is the oldest and most stable, _________featured elegant columns with capitals of spiraled volutes atop the echinus, and_________ is known for its decorative capitals and fluted sides
1) Doric 2) Ionic 3) Corinthian
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