Architectural Themes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Stormwater management involves using _____ to filter water that is collected through storm drains before the water travels into sewer systems.

Question 2 2. Which is the oldest of the Classical orders?

Question 3 3. The Biltmore is located in the city of _____, North Carolina.

Question 4 4. Environmental restoration involves using plants and mushrooms, as well as other tools, to clean-up and remediate _____ sites.

Question 5 5. In one word, what was the basic aesthetic of Classical architecture?

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Question 6 6. Where is the visual emphasis placed in a Classical structure?

Question 7 7. Molding: A section of trim, often contoured wood or another decorative material, that is placed below the connection between _____.

Question 8 8. Wainscot: The _____ covering the lower part of an interior wall, and sometimes with a chair rail on the top.

Question 9 9. Portico: A porch leading to the entrance of a building that is open and with a roof supported by _____.

Question 10 10. _____: A row columns that are spaced consistently and connected above by a horizontal entablature.

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT part of the Vitruvian Triad?

Question 12 12. _____: A structural system of support for a roof, usually wooden or metal beams, and that is sometimes visible from the outside of a building.

Question 13 13. What was the basic unit by which Classical architects derived the ideal proportions of a structure?

Question 14 14. Hardscaping materials usually include one of these materials:

Question 15 15. Central Park was designed by this well-known landscape architect:

Architectural Themes Chapter Exam Instructions

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