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Unformatted text preview: • What is Landscape Architecture?- It is the art and the science of arranging land together with the spaces and structures upon it for efficient, pleasant human use • Who proposed the question in mid 19th century: What are the long range consequences of man’s modification of the environment? • What is the "Genesian Command"? • Who is W.H. Auden? • Who are three of the five indigenous people of Arizona? – Anasazi, Hohokam, Navajo, Hopi, Pima • What is the name of this structure ? – Navajo Hogan • Was the courtyard of early Hispanic settlers an introverted or extroverted concept? Introverted • What Architect built the Hopi house, Grand Canyon? – Mary Jane Colter • Sylvia Crowe maintains that the Court of the Lions in the Alhambra Palace is ________? • Who built Taliesin West? – Frank Lloyd Wright • Who built Arcosanti? – Paolo Soleri • What structure used the principle of an apse in relation to the cliff dwellings of Canyon de Chelly? • Who said “Architecture consists of “commodity (utilitas), firmness (firmitas) and delight (venustas)” ?- Vitruvius • Who said “Durabily will be assured when the foundations are carried down to the solid ground and materials wisely and liberally selected: convenience, when the arrangement of the apartments is faultless and presents no hindrance to use, and when each class of building is assigned to its suitable and appropriate exposure: and beauty, when the appearance of the work is pleasing and in good taste, and when its members are in due proportion according to correct principles of symmetry.” • What are Le Corbusier’s Five Points? Roof Gardens, Independent Structure, Free Plan, Free Façade, Pilotis • One of the most important Hints of the Garden Prince which contributed to the advent of the urban park was a. Farm vs. Park b. See, Arrive and Park c. humanized and idealized landscapes d. that parks have an educational and therapeutic value e. less is more in urban parks • Who said “ Human houses should not be like boxes, blazing in the sun, nor should we outrage the Machine by trying to make dwelling places too complementary to...
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- Spring '08
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architecture E.The Classical, C. Aristotle D., greensward d. areas