Arch / LArch 2300
Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University
Summer Term 2018
Exam 2 Study Guide, point values approximate, between 45-55 points total for Exam 2
This study guide provides students a guide to study. If anything is added in the vocab or identification sections, I will place it in bold font. Students will be tested on info presented in class before exam. Creating flashcards (physical or digital) for vocab, IDs, essays, etc. is recommended as a study tool.
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LONGER Diagram/ESSAY, students can bring a prepared written or typed sheet with essay preparation to be used for the essay portion ONLY of Exam 2. Students will not have a choice of essays and the prepared sheets will be for the LONGER essays only, not the shorter essays.
 
Part I: Vocabulary Definition provided on exam (from lecture), students answer vocab questions as fill in the blank or multiple choice
10-15 points
Agora Additive Amaterasu Axis Mundi
Baroque Basilica Caldarium Book Matched
Capital (column) Casino Cella Clerestory
Dematerialization Fertile Crescent Folly Folkhouse
Forum Frigidarium Genius Loci Greens
Grotto Hypostyle Hall Intercolumniation Ka
Kami Obelisk Panathenaic procession Parterre
Pediment Pilaster Plasticity Pylon
Reliquary Sanctuary Shinto Stoa
Subtractive Telescoping Temenos Tepidarium
Topiary Tori arch Toyouke Vestpocket Park
Apse Arcade Flying Buttress Lateral Thrust
Nave Pointed arch Reliquary Rib vault
Rose window Side aisles Tracery Transept
Triforium Tympanum Westworks Pier
Mortuary Temple Valley Temple Causeway Pyramid
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Part II: Building, Landscape, City Planning ID's and Knowledge
20-30 points
A picture & orthographic projection will be provided on the exam and students will be asked to identify name, designer, style, location, information about the project and diagram.
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut Temple of Khons Temple of Ramses II Barcelona Pavilion
Baths of Caracalla   Ise Shrine  
Notre Dame de Paris Chartres Cathedral Villa d'Este Villa Lante
Baroque Replanning of Rome Vaux le Vicomte Versailles Paley Park
Parc de la Villette Philadelphia Washington DC Jeffersonian Grid
Pyramids of Giza      
       
Part III: Diagram/ Essay-using diagrams to illustrate your text if asked
10-20 points
Select questions will be provided to answer. LONGER ESSAY: students can bring a prepared written or typed sheet with essay preparation to be used for the essay portion ONLY of Exam 2. Students will not have a choice of essays and the preparation sheets will be for the LONGER essays only, not the shorter essays. Essays require complete sentences.
SHORTER diagram/essay questions 4-8 points
1. Diagram and label the parts of the Gothic/Christian church- plan and/or interior facade.
2. Discuss and diagram how the geography of the city of Rome developed and influenced Baroque city planning efforts in Rome.
3. Discuss and diagram the optical adjustments in Greek temples. (this question will not be on exam 2)
4. Diagram and label the parts of the Greek temple (facade and/or plan). (this question will not be on exam 2)

5. Discuss and diagram the development of Columbus in relation to transportation routes and how those define the organization of the city as discussed in lecture.

 
LONGER Diagram/ Essay questions 9-12 points
1. Discuss how the geography of Egypt and Classical Roman Empire determined and influenced the architecture and landscape architecture developments and use of the land. Discuss available building materials, effect on structural systems, and cite projects as examples.
2. How are axes important to the cultural identity of ancient Egypt as discussed in lecture? How do they connect and define the geography and architecture of this era? Give examples of multiple projects and diagram.
3. Discuss and diagram multiple Classical Roman AND European city planning developments as precedents for multiple US city planning developments.
4. What is sublime? Discuss specific buildings and/or landscapes that exemplify, explain how, and diagram.
5. Compare topography, political conditions, and axes characteristics that define Italian and French landscapes as discussed in lecture. Cite specific examples as discussed in class and diagram.
6. Describe and diagram the development of structural concepts of Egypt, Classical Rome and Gothic and their effect on the spatial organization in each era.