# ARC 121 Midterm Prep

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2. What's a point?
Non Dimensional element of a design

Indicates a position in space

• Ex. Center, Node, Landmark, Focal Point
• (At, Around)
3. What is a line?
1-Dimensional element of a design

An extended point with length, direction, and position

• Ex. Edge, Path, Perimeter, Axis, Datum
• (Along)
4. What is a plane?
2-Dimensional Element of a design.

• An extended line with properties of:
• -length and width
• -shape
• -surface
• -orientation
• -position

• Ex. Precinct, District, Field
• (Above/Below, Front/Back, Side/Side)
5. What is Volume?
3-Dimensional Element of a design

• An extended plane with the properties of:
• -Length, Width, and Height
• -form and space
• -surface
• -orientation
• -position

• Ex. Figure, Object, Void
• (Inside/Outside)
6. What is an Axis?
• An imaginary straight line where parts of a building or group of buildings are arranged
• - can be rotated about
• - can divide to form symmetry or asymmetry
• - a datum or structure that objects can be arranged on
• - a line connecting two points
7. Symmetry
• A mirror image about an axis
• (Consider Local, radial, bilateral, near symmetry)
8. Asymmetry
Not symmetrical along a central dividing line or axis

(Consider Balanced Asymmetry)
9. Datum
A neutral object or system (line, plane, or volume) which acts as a means of organization of forms and space due to its regularity and continuity; a neutral reference plane.

Ex. Sea Level is a datum
10. Hierarchy
A system of thing, spaces, or areas ranked one above the other in series (of size, importance, use, etc.)
11. Figure/Ground
A graphic device which uses contrasting tones of black and white to make evident the relationship between occupied and empty space.

(Consider solid/void, object/field, positive/negative, poché)
12. Poché
French for pocket

The substance between the two surfaces of a wall which can be carved to form figural spaces
13. Parti
Point of departure, used in architecture to designate the basic organization of a design
14. Precedent
Something which came before which can serve as a justification or basis for subsequent things.
15. Diagram
• An analytical drawing of a building.
• Provides:
• -organization
• -form
• -shape
• -geometry
• -morphology
• -scale
• -use
• -parti,
• -relation to site/landscape, context, humans, history, or typology
16. Auditorium Building
• Architect: Louis Sullivan
• Dates: 1886-1889
• Location: Chicago, Illinois
17. Wainwright Building
• Architect: Louis Sullivan
• Date: 1890-1892
• Location: St. Louis, Missouri
18. Guaranty Building
• Architect: Louis Sullivan
• Dates: 1895-1896
• Location: Buffalo, New York
19. Carson Pirie Scott
• Architect: Louis Sullivan
• Dates: 1899-1904
• Location: Chicago, Illinois
20. National Farmer's Bank
• Architect: Louis Sullivan
• Years: 1908
• Location: Owatonna, Minnesota
21. Merchant's National Bank
• Architect: Louis Sullivan
• Years: 1914
• Location: Grinnell, Iowa
22. Home and Studio
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1889-1898
• Location: Oak Park, Illinois
23. Ward Willis House
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1901-1902
• Location: Chicago, Illinois
24. Darwin Martin House
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1903-1905
• Location: Buffalo, New York
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1903-1906
• Location: Buffalo, New York
26. Unity Temple
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1905-1908
• Location: Oak Park, Illinois
27. Robie House
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1906-1909
• Location: Chicago, Illinois
28. Ennis House
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1923-1924
• Location: Los Angeles California
29. Jacobs House
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1936-1937
30. Fallingwater
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1936-1939
• Location: Bear Run, Pennsylvania
31. Guggenheim Museum
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1943-1959
• Location: New York, New York
32. Kentuck Knob
• Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
• Years: 1956
• Location: Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania
33. American Bar
• Years: 1907
• Location: Vienna, Austria
34. Villa Steiner
• Years: 1910
• Location: Vienna, Austria
35. Goldman & Salatsch
• Years: 1910-1911
• Location: Vienna, Austria
36. Rufer House
• Years: 1922
• Location: Vienna, Austria
37. Villa Müller
• Years: 1928-1930
• Location: Prague, Czech Republic
38. Josephine Baker House
• Years: 1927
• Location: Paris, France
39. Faguswerk
• Architect: Walter Gropius
• Years: 1911-1913
• Location: Alfeld, Germany
40. Model Factory &a Office Building
• Architect: Walter Gropius
• Years: 1925-1926
• Location: Cologne, Germany
41. Bauhaus
• Architect: Walter Gropius
• Years: 1925-1926
• Location: Dessau, Germany
42. Siedlung Törten
• Architect: Walter Gropius
• Years: 1926-1928
• Location: Dessau, Germany
43. Municipal Employment Office
• Architect: Walter Gropius
• Years: 1927-1928
• Location: Dessau, Germany
44. Villa Schwob
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1912-1916
• Location: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
45. Atelier Ozenfant
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1923-1924
• Location: Paris, France
46. Plan Voisin
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1925
• Location: Paris, France
47. Villa Stein
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1926-1928
• Location: Garches, France
48. Weissenhofsiedlung Double House
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1927
• Location: Stuttgart, Germany
49. Villa Savoye
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1928-1931
• Location: Poissy, France
50. Salvation Army Building
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1929-1933 Location: Paris, France
51. Swiss Pavilion
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1930-1932
• Location: Paris, France
52. Unité d'Habitation
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1947-1952
• Location: Marseilles, France
53. Notre Dame du Haut
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1950-1955
• Location: Ronchamp, France
54. La Tourette
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1956-1960
• Location: Éveux, France
55. Saint-Pierre
• Architect: Le Corbusier
• Years: 1963-1975
• Location: Firminy, France
56. Rustification
Masonry with Indented joints and a rough surface finish thought to express the "hand of nature"
57. Tripartite
Divided into three different kinds or parts
58. Tectonic
The expression of construction features or Joinery
59. Icon
Image; resembles rather than symbolizes an object
60. Flora
Plant life
61. Fauna
Animal Life
62. Shingle Style
A reduced version of the Queen Anne Style (in terms of massing, materiality, color, etc.)
63. Gesamtkunstwerk
Literally, German for "Total Work of Art"
64. Raumplan
Literally, German for "Space Plan"

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