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LECTURE 27: ART MODERNE
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Art Moderne was symbolized by the use of what form?
List two aspects of the design of Rockefeller Center that contribute to its success as an urban space:
a. hold fabric of city
b. allow vehicles to move through
The roof terraces in Rockefeller Center were said to be influenced by what ancient precedent?
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Briefly describe how hood developed the massing of the RCA building
can't go more than 27 feet
List one exterior detail that allowed the Empire State Building to be constructed so quickly:
The windows were flush so there was no need detailing at the joint
What determined the locations of the setbacks in the RCA building?
_________ was the american architect whose urban idea of the tower in the park paralleled le Corbusier's proposal for the city for 3 million
Norman Bel Geddes' trademark motif was the ______
The designer in charge of the initial planning of the Rockefeller Center was_______
"Far from being a handicap, this discipline of being obliged to make a project stand on its own..." is a quote by:
Name three major industrial designers who were active in the 1930s
Norman Bel Geddes'
The apparent precedent for the Empire State Building was_____
The designer of the Dymaxion House was _____
The one word that best described the forms used to style Art Moderne designs was _____
__________ was the term used to describe the method of wrapping objects with sheet metal in an attempt to give them a futurist image
"why not try nothing" was the rationale of __________ for the design of what building?
NY Daily News
"Dymaxion" was the term coined by _____ which meant ___________________
Dynamic, maximum, ion
List three differences between Art Deco and Art Moderne buildings
a. Angular v. Curve
b. Warm v. Cool
c. Handmade v. Machine
Frank Lloyd Wright's design of the Johnson Wax Building can be best described as his interpretation of what style?
The major innovation in the Usonian houses that influenced the design of post-WWII suburban tract homes was _________
free plan kitchen
List two major details that Wright used in the Usonian house to control construction cost
a. 3 types of windows
b. 3 fabricated walls
The "Usonian" house was designed by _______
Frank Lloyd Wright
Broadacre city was a project envisioned by ______
Frank Lloyd Wright
The client for Wright's "Fallingwater" house was ______
Name two differences between Le Corbusier's design for the City of 3 Million and his Radiant City
a. raised buildings
b. human-like plan
Where did Le Corbusier get the idea for linear housing and cities?
Sketch the plan of the Villa Radieuse. What project was conceived as an experimental fragment of VR?
Define Le Corbusier's idea of "a redent"
an orthogonal geometry that uses stepping to provide different sized courtyards
Le Corbusier's utopian city plan developed in the 1930s was named _______
List two design ideas incorporated in Villa Radieuse that were a direct response to the new battle techniques used in WWI
a. buildings are more spread out in anticipation of ariel bombing
b. use pilots because poison gas sinks low to the ground
Le Corbusier first used all-glass wall in what project?
List two important differences in the American city in 1960 between the actual International Style and the prediction of Bel Geddes in the 1939 GM Pavillion
a. base of the buildings hold the street edge
b. no elevated sidewalks
The trademark image of the 1939 World's Fair was the __________
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
LECTURE 28 EXODUS
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