midterm-directions - LA 216 Midterm Exam Part I (100 points...

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Unformatted text preview: LA 216 Midterm Exam Part I (100 points total for Part 1) You are being asked to create analysis diagrams for the two wellknown works of landscape architecture listed below. Use the 11 x 17 plan drawing as a base and do the drawing on trash paper in ink. You can do a "rough" draft in pencil or on a separate piece of tracing paper if you want. The drawing style should be diagrammatic and descriptive using symbols and keynotes. Written narrative should be included in a keynotes legend that must be part of the overall 24 x 36 sheet. You will be graded on neatness, so make sure the legend and any other notes are organized and well placed. You must add a title block with the title of the drawing, your name, the class number and today's date. The drawing can be rendered or not. Franklin Park (50 points) Dumbarton Oaks (50 possible points) 1. Describe and diagram the form and fabric these two sites. 2. Explain the building /site relationship and transition. Show how the buildings have been designed to relate to and connect to the park spaces. 3. Describe the overall spatial organization for each site and identify the MAJOR components that form the form and fabric "architecture" of the sites. The components include those laid out in the Catherine Dee textbook. Most significant site spaces or outdoor rooms, the edges that define them and , from what you can tell from the information on the plan, something about the quality or character of that space, i.e. intimate, active, inward, outward, etc. and something about the character of the defining edge, i.e. dense, open, overlook, solid vs. transparent. Patterns of circulation including a distinction between primary and secondary Primary and secondary thresholds Preparation Hints: Come prepared with your symbol library already in mind, i.e. what symbol are you going to use for hard vs. soft edges, thresholds, focal points, etc. Over the next few days, spend some time "roughing out" the components or at least take the time to study the drawings. ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course LA 216 taught by Professor Annhildner during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University.

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