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Review Exercise: Exam 3
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Define the term 'modernism.' How does it differ from 'modernization' and 'modernity'?
a. Artistic, professional, and cultural practices; trying to capture current conditions
b. Modernization is objective and definable processes of social or technological change. Modernity is subjective conditions or experiences of a world undergoing transformation
How does Rietveld's Schroder House relate to his background in furniture design?
a. He takes expected forms and uses them in unexpected ways. He made it fit for the human body.
How does the Schroder House relate to Mondrian's later paintings?
a. lines and rectangular forms
Identify 2 very different formal approaches obtained through reinforced concrete in the early twentieth century.
a. structural and sculptural
What was the rationale for each of these formal approaches relative to the material qualities of reinforced concrete?
a. Concrete has compression strength- structural
b. Concrete is a liquid and can take any form- sculptural
What were Le Corbusier's "Five Points for a New Architecture"?
How did Mies van der Rohe's design for crown hall illustrate his goal of providing 'universal space'?
a. The structure is on the outside
How did the Inland Steel Building alter the typical skyscraper model as developed by Mies?
a. The core (electrical, elevators) is placed outside the main office tower
List three aspects of the design for the Pompidou Center that derive from projects of the Archigram group.
a. Crane relating to Instant City
b. Projection images outside relates to Walking City
c. Able to be changed like Plug in City
Describe the personal working method of Frank Gehry.
a. He builds models; starting small in scale and becomes big
Describe the design- production technologies used by Frank Gehry's firm to support his personal working method.
a. Catia ( a 3D modeling software) that makes linear forms into models
How do the terms 'locale' and 'place' differ from one another?
a. Locale is a definable or a concrete site and place is made up of experience, memory, history
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