ARC 1701 Sum B 2009 Test No. 1 Study Guide

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ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY for NON MAJORS College of Design, Construction and Planning School of Architecture ARC 1701/Architectural History for Non-Majors: Test #1 Study Guide Test Procedures Bring nothing to the test except a picture ID and several lead pencils with erasers. Be certain your pencils are lead so the scanner can read your test sheet. Try not to bring bookbags or backpacks into the exam. If you do have a bag, leave it under your desk during the test. You will need to show a picture ID when you turn in your test and test booklet to the proctors. The test will have 50 multiple choice questions, some of which will refer to graphic illustrations in the test booklet. While no specific dates of buildings will be required, you should be familiar with the general time frames of the buildings discussed in the course. Questions may involve general identification of the building culture ( English Gothic ), architectural features or technology ( which building has a "rusticated base"? ), and the special or prototypical significance of the building type, cultural ideas, or spatial character. There are some buildings you will be expected to recognize visually and identify with the designer which are listed below. You can find images in your textbook. Be familiar with the people listed below and their significance (what did they do?). Be familiar with the terminology listed below (there is glossary in the back of your textbook). General History: - How does geography, culture and physical context (water, desert, oceans etc.) help shape architecture in different ancient cultures? - What have the various ancient cultures we have studied contributed to the development of architecture? - What is the first major stone building complex in Western Culture? - Be able to recognize these orders: Classical, Egyptian, Persian & Minoan Pre-History: - What is the difference between Neolithic & Paleolithic cultures? - What are the present theories regarding Stonehenge? - What are the physical characteristics of ancient settlements that have been studied archaeologically? What forms do they seem to often take? - Be able to recognize Stonehenge. Mesopotamian Cultures: - How are Sumerians, Akkadians (early Babylon), Hittites, Assyrians, Neo-Babylonians, and Persians different culturally, and in the cities and buildings they create? - How does geography affect Mesopotamia differently than Egypt or Crete? - What new urban form appears in Assyrian city planning? Be able to recognize a ziggurat, a Persian apadana and a lamassu. Egyptian Civilization: - How did the Egyptian tomb evolve? - What are the typical parts of a pyramid complex and a typical Middle Kingdom temple complex at Karnak or Luxor? -
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