ENVD 1004 Test with Class notes-1

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1 ENVD 1004: An Introduction to Environmental Design Fall Semester, 2007 Peter Schneider The First Test: Name: ________________________________ SID#: ___________________________ There are 56 questions in this test. You must answer all of them, which means that any questions you leave blank will be graded as incorrect. The questions are all worth 3 points, so a perfect score on the test will be 168 points. Please write clearly and legibly , and be sure to include your name and SID# on your sheet. Your answer sheet must be handed in no later than the end of class on Thursday, October 11, 2007 . I will be posting a digital copy of this test on the class’ web site. I’ll also post my own notes for the classes from the beginning of the semester on that site. You’ll find both in the Tests module. You must turn in your completed test on an 8½x11 inch paper copy identical to the tests handed out in class. If you download a copy from the web site, be sure to print it out in the correct format, so that it fits on four letter -sized sheets. I have not included questions on the Chicago video and lecture in this test. I’ll include those with the second test to balance out the number of lectures you’re tested on. If you want to look up Vitruvius, here’s the web version of the ten books: 1) In class we discussed the fact that the scholar Norberg-Schulz suggested that there are four distinctive modes of dwelling. List the four : _____________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) What two things did Magali Larson say happen when we build: we _____________________________ ________________ and __________________________________________________________________________ 3) What does Ellen Dissanayake see as design’s main task? It ______________________________________ 4) What saying of Mother Ann Lee’s was used as a theme during this first sequence of lectures: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 5) What two things did Georg Simmel see as the fundamental human acts? _______________________ and ____________________ . What did he see as the greatest of human achievements? The _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 6) A quotation I talked about from the writings of the geographer Li-Fu Tuan mentioned the different kinds of shelters that we construct. Name three of these: ________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 7) Alvaar Aalto remarked that we have two forms of life that complement each other. What are they? _______________________ life, and ________________________ life 8) What is the first of all things? ___________________________________________________________________ 9) There are 7 systems we use to order, organize or arrange things: List five: ________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________
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2 10) In the story of Gilgamesh and Enkidu, the story’s movement was from the ________________________ to the ____________________________ and then to the ______________________________ 11) What two things did Christopher Drury like about a shelter. ________________ & ___________________. Why did he like them? ________________________________________________________________________. 12) Le Corbusier, in his discussion of the origins of building, wrote that geometry is the _________________ _____________ He also said that measure is ______________________________________________________ 13) Define the term ‘matrix.’ A matrix is ____________________________________________________________ 14) What does Paul Klee identify as the four primary elements of design? The _______________ , the ___________________ , the _________________________ and _______________________ 15) I told you the story of Einstein not being able to find his ticket on the train. Why was he looking so desperately for his ticket: _____________________________________________________________________ 16) What device did C. Wright Mills suggest that designer’s need to clarify the way they look at and understand the world? The ____________________________________________________________________ 17) Name the two cultures in the ancient near east whose mythologies were grounded in the image of the tower and the mountain. The _____________________________ and the ________________________ 18) What two elements does Vitruvius identify as the most important aspects of design?
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