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Unformatted text preview: 1. During the implementation process barriers are necessary around trees in order to a. Protect the trees from damage b. Protect the soil around the trees from compaction c. Keep construction equipment off of the soil surrounding the trees 2. In his design for the art gallery in Washington DC, I.M. Pei a. Expressed the essence of the composition in the use of the t riangle b. Repeated the design of the existing art gallery on the opposite side of the plaza 3. The landscape architect has to take into consideration that on most sites a. There are existing natural and man made features b. Some things have to be removed during the implementation process c. Some things have to be protected and saved 4. Surveying is necessary for the location of horizontal placement of elements in the landscape rather than the vertical placement a. False 5. For the implementation process the landscape architect has to consider the space required for construction equipment and formwork as well as the dimensions of the actual part of the landscape that is to be constructed a. True 6. A landscape architect studies plants to emphasize a. Line, form texture and color b. Their subtle qualities that affect their design characteristics 7. When thinking of plants in terms of space, the concepts that might be considered include a. Opening and closing (widening and narrowing) of space b. Concealing and revealing c. The enclosure and shaping of space 8. Art can be defined as a. An idea given form by the mind of man b. Wild nature that gives inspiration to landscape architects 9. Wild nature can be a source of inspiration for landscape architects: it too is art a. False 10. Landscape architecture is a craft that emphasizes functional issues and skills rather than art a. False 11. GIS maps were used in the design process for the resort island of Bimini to a. Determine where the buildable lands were 12. In constructing the island resort of Bimini in the Bahamas, the sand dunes on the beach were a. Carefully preserved 13. The planning for the island resort of Bimini in the Bahamas a. Emphasized the natural characteristics of the narrow island ridge that...
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- Fall '08
- Frederick Law Olmsted, land forms, Landscape architect, Bimini, professional landscape architect