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Proportion

in visual art and architecture, the relation, ratio, of one part to another and of each part to a whole with regard to size, height, width, length, or depth.

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Repetition

reiteration of elements in a work of any art so as to create a sense of unity.

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Articulation

the manner in which things are joined together in a work of art.

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Focal point

in visual art, an area of attention.

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Found

an object that is taken from life and presented as artwork.

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Ephemeral

a work of art designed to last only a short time.

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Interactivity

essential works that enclose carious kinds of electronic media.

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Sculpture methods

subtractive (carved), addition (built), substitution (cast), manipulation (modeling, kneading, shaping), found (assemblage), and ephemeral ("conceptual").

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Architecture

a museum of ideas and engineering. a design of 30-D space to create practical enclosure. aesthetic cannot be separated from the practical or functional properties.

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Structure

post-and lintel: horizontal beams bid across open spaces between vertical pillars. Stonehenge is an example.

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Arch types

round, horseshoe, lancet, ogee, judor, and trefoil.

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Cantilever

any overhanging beam or floor supported ONLY at one end.

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Bearing wall

the wall supports itself, the floors, and the roof. Log cabins are an example bering wall construction.

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Building materials

stone, wood, concrete, and steel.