Flashcards in 2 Deck (100)
The general pattern of movement of the water on, under, and above the earth.
The elevation of the ground surface after completion of all work.
A common housing pattern in which houses and apartments line both sides of the street.
Construction to resist the spread of fire, as specified in the applicable building code.
The rights to the use or control of the airspace above a property.
The length of a lot line along a street or other public way.
Extreme contrast between light and dark in the visual field, which can cause discomfort.
The right of an owner to have ingress and egress to and from a property.
The surface flow of water from an area.
The configuration of the surface features of an area of ground.
A dwelling unit comprising an isolated structure on its own plot of ground.
A process of public intervention in the development of an existing urban area, in which a public agency, acquires ownership of property and administers its resale for development to mainly private owners.
The relative measurement of an object, with reference to the dimensions of the human body.
Describing cone-bearing evergreen trees and shrubs, such as pine, spruce, for, and cedar.
A circular space covered by a dome.
Two sheets of glass with an air space between, to insulate against the passage of heat or sound. Also called insulating glass.
The point at which two streets come together or cross.
A parcel of land.
The relationships of the sizes of building elements.
Lawful use of a building or lot that complies with the provisions of the applicable zoning ordinance.
Trees having green leaves throughout the year, as opposed to deciduous.
The three-dimensional expanse, generally enclosed by building elements, which accommodates human activity.
The total number of persons that may occupy a building or portion thereof at any one time.
Trees which shed their leaves annually, as opposed to evergreens.
One of a continuous row of houses having a uniform plan and appearance and often sharing party walls.
A compound used to seal the joint between two materials or surfaces.
A three-dimensional volume that has density and bulk.
The study of the relationship between people and the urban environment in which they live.