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Postmodern architecture: Quiz


Question 1: Comerica Tower in Detroit by John Burgee and ________,Completed 1993.
Philip JohnsonRichard MeierI. M. PeiRobert Venturi

Question 2: Another return was that of the “wit, ornament and reference” seen in older buildings in terra cotta decorative façades and bronze or stainless steel embellishments of the Beaux-Arts and ________ periods.
Brutalist architectureArt NouveauArt DecoDe Stijl

Question 3: City of the Arts and the Sciences in Valencia, Spain by ________.
Eugène FreyssinetFélix CandelaPier Luigi NerviSantiago Calatrava

Question 4: These characteristics of meaning include pluralism, double coding, flying buttresses and high ceilings, irony and paradox, and ________.
EpistemologyContextualismWillard Van Orman QuineEmpiricism

Question 5: The building is a tall ________ which brings with it connotations of very modern technology.
SkyscraperConstructionHeight restriction lawsBurj Khalifa

Question 6: The McCormick Tribune Campus Center at ________'s IIT Campus by Rem Koolhaas, 2003.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisBlue Island, IllinoisChicagoElmhurst, Illinois

Question 7: The top section conveys elements of ________.
Classical antiquityGreco-Roman worldClassicsRoman Empire

Question 8: In ________, the pillar (as a design feature) was either replaced by other technological means such as cantilevers, or masked completely by curtain wall façades.
Late modernismWestern paintingModernismPostmodern art

Question 9: Reichstag (German parliament) renovation and cupola in ________ by Norman Foster.

Question 10: Petronas Towers in ________, Malaysia by César Pelli.
Kuala LumpurBangkokBeijingJakarta


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