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Vocabulary Stone, brick, Iron, steel
bonding
Brick
column
concrete
the process by which something is bonded
Structural material used in many kinds of construction
a tall vertical stone post which is used as a support for a r…
a very hard building material made by mixing together cement,…
bonding
the process by which something is bonded
Brick
Structural material used in many kinds of construction
Catal Huyuk
culture
history
courtyard
door
The way of life, especially general customs and beliefs
A record of past events considered together especially events…
An area of flat ground that surrounded by the wall of building
A flat object that is used to close the entrance of a room or…
culture
The way of life, especially general customs and beliefs
history
A record of past events considered together especially events…
13 terms
Chapter 1 Vocabulary- The Missing Mummy
peered
snoozing
scanned
digital
to look at
sleeping
to look at something to find specific information
expressed with digits (numbers)
peered
to look at
snoozing
sleeping
Sarah, Plain, and Tall
troublesome (adj)
feisty (adj)
energetic (adj)
mild mannered (adj)
causing problems or difficulties
full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
having energy, spirited
gentle in nature
troublesome (adj)
causing problems or difficulties
feisty (adj)
full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
33 terms
Walls
load bearing walls
non-load bearing walls
enclose
partition (wall)
walls that support weight from above as well as their own dea…
a wall that has no structural load; used to divide spaces.
surround
interior non-load bearing wall that separates a space into ro…
load bearing walls
walls that support weight from above as well as their own dea…
non-load bearing walls
a wall that has no structural load; used to divide spaces.
I can describe parts of a building
substantial
impressive
semi-detached
original
large and/or strong (существенный, значительный, крепкий)
(of a building) large and very good to look at (впечатляющий)
joined to one other house, forming a pair of houses (двухквар…
existing from the time when sth was first made or done (ориги…
substantial
large and/or strong (существенный, значительный, крепкий)
impressive
(of a building) large and very good to look at (впечатляющий)
Architecture Vocabulary
Plan
Elevation
Section
Doric Column
The diagram of the horizontal arrangement of spaces in a buil…
The diagram on a vertical arrangement of exterior or interior…
Representation of a building that is cut by a vertical plane.
oldest and simplest of the three orders of classical Greek ar…
Plan
The diagram of the horizontal arrangement of spaces in a buil…
Elevation
The diagram on a vertical arrangement of exterior or interior…
Sarah, Plain and Tall
troublesome
feisty
energetic
mild mannered
(adj.) causing problems or difficulties
(adj.) full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
(adj.) having energy; spirited
(adj.) gentle in nature
troublesome
(adj.) causing problems or difficulties
feisty
(adj.) full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
33 terms
BCDS - Masonry
mortar
Masonry Cement
Types of Mortar
Grout
Broadly, the cementitious material used to hold masonry units…
a prepared mixture of portland cement and pulverized limeston…
Type M - 2500 psi ... Type S - 1800 psi... Type N - 750 psi... Type O…
Similar to mortar, but mixed to a pourable consistency. May b…
mortar
Broadly, the cementitious material used to hold masonry units…
Masonry Cement
a prepared mixture of portland cement and pulverized limeston…
33 terms
BCDS - Masonry
mortar
Masonry Cement
Types of Mortar
Grout
Broadly, the cementitious material used to hold masonry units…
a prepared mixture of portland cement and pulverized limeston…
Type M - 2500 psi ... Type S - 1800 psi... Type N - 750 psi... Type O…
Similar to mortar, but mixed to a pourable consistency. May b…
mortar
Broadly, the cementitious material used to hold masonry units…
Masonry Cement
a prepared mixture of portland cement and pulverized limeston…
Sarah, Plain, and Tall
troublesome (adj)
feisty (adj)
energetic (adj)
mild mannered (adj)
causing problems or difficulties
full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
having energy, spirited
gentle in nature
troublesome (adj)
causing problems or difficulties
feisty (adj)
full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
35 terms
Framing a house parts
lumber
structural lumber
engineered lumber
girder
softwood used for structural purposes, shrink more... hardwood u…
standard sizes and shapes- size- one lineal foot or board foo…
manufactured from fibers & flakes- made by bonding wood fiber…
horizontal framing member that supports a load perpendicular…
lumber
softwood used for structural purposes, shrink more... hardwood u…
structural lumber
standard sizes and shapes- size- one lineal foot or board foo…
22 terms
I can describe parts of a building
substantial
impressive
semi-detached
original
large and/or strong
(of a building) large and very good to look at
joined to one other house, forming a pair of houses
existing from the time when sth was first made or done
substantial
large and/or strong
impressive
(of a building) large and very good to look at
11 terms
Alex Wang Chapter 2 Early civilization, lesson 2 Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
polytheism
Society
religion
Land between rivers.
The worship of many gods.
an organized community with established rules and traditions.
A particular system of faith and worship.
Mesopotamia
Land between rivers.
polytheism
The worship of many gods.
13 terms
Humanities
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Henge
Post & lintel
The old stone age. Period characterized by hunting,fishing
The New Stone Age. Characterized by the use of pottery,agricu…
A prehistoric circle of stones or posts
In architecture vertical post surrounding a horizontal lintel
Paleolithic
The old stone age. Period characterized by hunting,fishing
Neolithic
The New Stone Age. Characterized by the use of pottery,agricu…
27 terms
Academic Connections 4
aesthetics
form
ornamentation
scale
the study of beauty, especially beauty in art
the shape of something
decoration on an object
the size or level of something, when compared to the things a…
aesthetics
the study of beauty, especially beauty in art
form
the shape of something
American Art History Vocabulary
Adobe
Bricks
Pueblo
Coquina
A mid mixture of dirt and water, used in building in the Amer…
Clay and straw infused in this to make structurally sound bui…
Native American name for a village
Lime and shell structure
Adobe
A mid mixture of dirt and water, used in building in the Amer…
Bricks
Clay and straw infused in this to make structurally sound bui…
35 terms
building and architecture
bad taste
commercial
brick
beautiful
to have bad quality in, or low standards in e.g. The Irish ha…
related to business, also an advertisement
hard Used to make buildings
pretty
bad taste
to have bad quality in, or low standards in e.g. The Irish ha…
commercial
related to business, also an advertisement
10 terms
SRA 2 - lesson 19 20
hitting
hopped
mess
smiles
bring one's hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someo…
paste tense: move by jumping on one foot.
a dirty or untidy state of things or of a place.
form one's features into a pleased, kind, or amused expressio…
hitting
bring one's hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someo…
hopped
paste tense: move by jumping on one foot.
Escape From Mr Lemoncello's Library Vocabulary Chapter 2
briskly
cavernous
gala
exterior
quickly
extremely large, cave-like
a public party or celebration
the outer side or surface of something
briskly
quickly
cavernous
extremely large, cave-like
houses - rooms -
flat
detached house
semi-detached house
terraced house
a set of rooms for living in that are part of a larger buildi…
a house separate from other houses
a house connected to another house on one side
a house connected to two or more houses, one on each side
flat
a set of rooms for living in that are part of a larger buildi…
detached house
a house separate from other houses
35 terms
Vocab 2
obselite
oblique
embellish
gilding
no longer needed
an angle larger than 90 and less than 180
to add to a story (adding something unnecesary)
to cover something in gold or silver
obselite
no longer needed
oblique
an angle larger than 90 and less than 180
15 terms
Interior Design II Archectural Styles
teepee
Pueblos
Adobe
Longhouse
a cone-shaped tent made out of animal skins used by Native Am…
villages of large apartment-style compounds made of stone and…
a brick or building material made of sun-dried earth and straw
A long wooden building in which several families could live,…
teepee
a cone-shaped tent made out of animal skins used by Native Am…
Pueblos
villages of large apartment-style compounds made of stone and…
World Architecture Terms
parti
bay
pilaster
palladian window
the "big idea" or underlying geometry of a structure
the distance between any two vertical supports
a flattened column
a window consisting of a central arched portion flanked by tw…
parti
the "big idea" or underlying geometry of a structure
bay
the distance between any two vertical supports
tech
Column
beams
rafter
joist
a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a str…
a piece that supports a building or ship
A wooden beam that supports a roof
beam used to support floors or roofs
Column
a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a str…
beams
a piece that supports a building or ship
18 terms
art hist. 1
sculpture in the round
corbelling
relief sculpture:
dolmen
Self-contained three-dimensional figures of people an animals…
courses of stone or brick in which each course projects beyon…
the surrounding material is carved away to a certain depth fo…
a structure usually regarded as a tomb; consisting of two or…
sculpture in the round
Self-contained three-dimensional figures of people an animals…
corbelling
courses of stone or brick in which each course projects beyon…
31 terms
Module 6 - Floor Plans
Building code - The IRC
Conceptual Design
Floor plans
Single -line drawing
International Residential Code is a series of building regula…
Final best design response to the information from a site ana…
Plans showing the location, sizes, materials, and components…
Simple, scaled drawing that does not show wall thickness.
Building code - The IRC
International Residential Code is a series of building regula…
Conceptual Design
Final best design response to the information from a site ana…
9 terms
Sarah, Plain and Tall
troublesome
feisty
energetic
mild mannered
(adj.) causing problems or difficulties
(adj.) full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
(adj.) having energy; spirited
(adj.) gentle in nature
troublesome
(adj.) causing problems or difficulties
feisty
(adj.) full of energy, sometimes in a troublesome way
51 terms
Architectural elements
barrel vault
hipped roof
mansard roof
pavilion roof
The simplest form of vault consisting of an unbroken series o…
A roof with sloping sides that meet at the top in a horizonta…
A roof that has four sloping sides, each of which becomes ste…
A roof hipped equally on all sides, so as to have a pyramidal…
barrel vault
The simplest form of vault consisting of an unbroken series o…
hipped roof
A roof with sloping sides that meet at the top in a horizonta…
20 terms
Construction review chapter 8
Inventions that kept masonry a popular…
purpose of mortar
cement-lime mortar
solid bricks
The kiln, lime mortar, portland cement mortar, hollow concret…
mortar cushions the masonry unit, seals between the units to…
Made of portland cement, hydrated lime, sand, and water. The…
Facing and building bricks specified as solid bricks. Facing…
Inventions that kept masonry a popular…
The kiln, lime mortar, portland cement mortar, hollow concret…
purpose of mortar
mortar cushions the masonry unit, seals between the units to…
20 terms
Site Words
shape
eight
edge
soft
The form of an object
octa: A number
1. The outside limit of an object, a surface, or an area.
easy to mold, cut, compress, or fold; not hard or firm to the…
shape
The form of an object
eight
octa: A number
Masonry Terms 40
QUOIN
RACKING
REBAR
REFRACTORY
Large squared stone or brick set at the corner formed by two…
Laying or stepping back each higher masonry course.
Horizontal or vertical reinforcing bars used to reinforce a m…
Any non-metal material or object that can withstand high temp…
QUOIN
Large squared stone or brick set at the corner formed by two…
RACKING
Laying or stepping back each higher masonry course.
97 terms
History I
Early Civilizations
Alignments
Dolmens
Wigwam
Beginnings of humans using shelter... - Stonehenge (2750-1500 BC…
Stone structures
Stone structure as a small shelter
Shelter made of sticks and grass
Early Civilizations
Beginnings of humans using shelter... - Stonehenge (2750-1500 BC…
Alignments
Stone structures
homeowners ed
concrete
mortar
portland cement
masonry
building material made by mixing small stones and sand with l…
(n2) a mixture of sand, water, and cement or lime that is use…
acts like glue (looks like fine gray powder), made of limesto…
stonework or brickwork
concrete
building material made by mixing small stones and sand with l…
mortar
(n2) a mixture of sand, water, and cement or lime that is use…
25 terms
File Inter 7B (Houses)
(in the) suburbs
(on the) outskirts
(in the) country
(in a) city
residential area outside the centre of a large city
the area outside a city which is the furthest from the centre
areas away from cities and large towns, consisting of fields,…
a large important town
(in the) suburbs
residential area outside the centre of a large city
(on the) outskirts
the area outside a city which is the furthest from the centre
BCDS - Masonry
mortar
Masonry Cement
Types of Mortar
Grout
Broadly, the cementitious material used to hold masonry units…
a prepared mixture of portland cement and pulverized limeston…
Type M - 2500 psi ... Type S - 1800 psi... Type N - 750 psi... Type O…
Similar to mortar, but mixed to a pourable consistency. May b…
mortar
Broadly, the cementitious material used to hold masonry units…
Masonry Cement
a prepared mixture of portland cement and pulverized limeston…
53 terms
Art 101 Terms
Subject Matter
Iconography
Context
Barrel Vault
What the content is about within a piece of art
the visual images and symbols used in a work of art or the st…
consists of the external conditions that surround a work of a…
A single arch extended in depth from front to back, forming a…
Subject Matter
What the content is about within a piece of art
Iconography
the visual images and symbols used in a work of art or the st…
53 terms
Art 101 Terms
Subject Matter
Iconography
Context
Barrel Vault
What the content is about within a piece of art
the visual images and symbols used in a work of art or the st…
consists of the external conditions that surround a work of a…
A single arch extended in depth from front to back, forming a…
Subject Matter
What the content is about within a piece of art
Iconography
the visual images and symbols used in a work of art or the st…
16 terms
the envelope
motel
cuple
refuse
chat
a roadside hotel designed primarily for motorists, typically…
two people who are married, engaged, or otherwise closely ass…
not willing to do something.
talk in a friendly and informal way
motel
a roadside hotel designed primarily for motorists, typically…
cuple
two people who are married, engaged, or otherwise closely ass…
16 terms
The Envelope
Motel
Couple
Refuse
Chat
a place where someone can stay
Is a couple of a woman and a man.
indicate that one is not willing to accept or grant (somethin…
Chat with other people through the cell phone or other means.
Motel
a place where someone can stay
Couple
Is a couple of a woman and a man.
Construction Studies
Insulation
Wall tie
wall bonding
load bearing
Building material that blocks heat transfer between the air i…
corrosion resistant metal strip used to join two perpendicula…
the various styles of laying bricks to create different patte…
A wall that support weight from above as well as their own de…
Insulation
Building material that blocks heat transfer between the air i…
Wall tie
corrosion resistant metal strip used to join two perpendicula…
GRAFFITI
ART
VANDALISM
DRAWING
WALL
The expression of human creative skill.
Action involving deliberate damage to public or private prope…
A picture or diagram made with a pencil, pen or crayon rather…
Continuous vertical brick or stone structure that encloses an…
ART
The expression of human creative skill.
VANDALISM
Action involving deliberate damage to public or private prope…
TCM 121 Joswick
Mason
Masonary Unit
trowel
mortar and types
One who works with brick stone or concrete
A brick, stone, concrete block, glass block, or hallow clay t…
a tool used to work mortar or concrete
a substence used to join masonary units
Mason
One who works with brick stone or concrete
Masonary Unit
A brick, stone, concrete block, glass block, or hallow clay t…
48 terms
Chapter 6: Civilizations of the Americas
Mesoamerica
Land Bridge
Maize
Olmecs
A geographic region in the western hemisphere that was home o…
A bridge of land that allowed people to travel from Asia to N…
An early form of corn grown by Native Americans.
Earliest known Mexican civilization; lived in rainforests alo…
Mesoamerica
A geographic region in the western hemisphere that was home o…
Land Bridge
A bridge of land that allowed people to travel from Asia to N…
20 terms
Week 2, Term 3, Group 3
bridge
bibliography
breath
bonus
a structure for crossing water
a list of references
the air that comes into the lungs and out again
extra
bridge
a structure for crossing water
bibliography
a list of references
Bridges
Bridge
Compression
Tension
Torsion
structure built over a river, road, etc.
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
A force that pulls on a material.
act of twisting
Bridge
structure built over a river, road, etc.
Compression
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
41 terms
Chapter 11
Rubble - Stone Pattern
Fieldstone - Stone pattern
Ashlar - Stone Pattern
Stacked - Stone Pattern
all different shapes, but fit around each other
circular, not very stable because it relies on mortar
lean stone cuts, has mortar in between stones so they are spa…
no mortar so stone sit right on top of eachother. Not good fo…
Rubble - Stone Pattern
all different shapes, but fit around each other
Fieldstone - Stone pattern
circular, not very stable because it relies on mortar
49 terms
Chapter 1: Terms
dwelling
sanctuary
terracing
megalith
a place where people live
...
to form land into flat areas resembling steps
large stone that forms a prehistoric monument
dwelling
a place where people live
sanctuary
...
Bridges
Bridge
Compression
Tension
Torsion
structure built over a river, road, etc.
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
A force that pulls on a material.
act of twisting
Bridge
structure built over a river, road, etc.
Compression
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
The Ancient World - Chapter 3
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Fertile Crescent
Catal Hoyuk
the first period of the Stone Age, called the Old Stone Age,…
the later part of the Stone Age, called the New Stone Age, la…
an arc-shaped region in Southwest Asia, with rich soil
a Neolithic town discovered in central Turkey
Paleolithic Age
the first period of the Stone Age, called the Old Stone Age,…
Neolithic Age
the later part of the Stone Age, called the New Stone Age, la…
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