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Flashcards in Architecture Deck (38):
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Designer of White House

James Hoban

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Designer of US Capital and Boston State House

Charles Bulfinch

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Designer of Woolworth Building in NY City

Gilbert Cass

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Designer of TWA terminal at JFK airport

Eero Saarinen

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Designer of World Trade Center arch

Minoru Yamasaki

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Designer of Taj Mahal

Shah Jihan

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Designer of Bauhaus building (Germany)

Walter Gropius

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Designer of St. Paul's Cathedral - 1669

Christopher Wren

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Designer of Imperial Hotel in Japan

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Designer of Barcelona Chair

Mies Van Der Rohe

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He influenced Frank Lloyd Wright

Louis Henry Sullivan

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Designer of Layout for Washington D.C.

Pierre L'Enfant

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Designer of Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Designer of Central Park in NY City

Charles Law Olmstead

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Designer of Geodesic dome

R. Buckminster Fuller

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Designer of Glass Pyramid at the Louvre

I.M. Pei

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Designer of West tower of Westminster Abbey

Christopher Wren

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Designer of Vietnam War Memorial

Maya Lin

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Designer of Tulip Chair

Eero Saarinen

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Covered walk supported by columns

Portico

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Swiss architect who designed houses on stilts

Le Corbusier

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Architectural style popular in the 1920's and 30's

Art Deco (Chrysler Building)

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Architectural style popular between 1875-1914

Art Nouveau

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Mid-nineteenth century English Style

Victorian

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Gothic exterior beastly figures

Gargoyles

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Architectural style of Notre Dame Cathedral

Gothic

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Hagia Sofia architecture style

Byzantine

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Designer of Presidential palace in Brasilia

Oscar Neimeyer

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Central stone of an arch

Keystone

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Riverboat - Bridge and Mississippi River jetty designer

James Eads

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Covered arched walkway at a monastery

Cloister

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"Flying" support

Buttress

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Types of columns in architecture

Ionic; Doric; Corinthian

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Designer of high pitched roof that bears his name

Francois Mansard

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"Less is more style" in architecture

Mies Van der Rohe

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Designer of Gateway Arch in St. Louis

Eero Saarinen

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Designer of New Reich Chancellery

Albert Speer

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Horizontal beam supported at only one end

Cantilever