ARCH 201 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Keller Fountain Park, Piazza Del Campo, Knight Library

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Published on 19 Oct 2017
School
University of Oregon
Department
Architecture
Course
ARCH 201
Professor
Wai Choi
Arch 201-Midterm
1. From the Frame of Reference “Supporting Activities and Purposes”
While all 8 Frames of Reference in synthesis 9 are important for a building design to
be holistic, 2 Frames of Reference are especially important at the start of the design
process. Which two?
Answer: Responding to context
Supporting Activities and Purpose
2. Be ready to discuss the 5 primary sources for knowledge about activity support.
What are the 5 sources for studying activity support?
Answer: You personal experience
Knowledge provided by users
A book or pamphlet regarding brief plans of arch
Historical knowledge
Activity study
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4. Be ready to discuss the following ideas:
a. Controlling Activities
b. Activity Studies
a. What is an “Activity Study?What should one include?
Answer: Activity Study is one of the supporting activity principles and it should include
our own experience with your building how it worked out for everyone.
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5. From the frame of Reference “Supporting Activities and Purposesand
“Responding to context.”
Discuss 2 Principles from both “Responding to contextand “Supporting Activities
that are exemplified by the Ira Keller Fountain in Portland Oregon?
Answer: Responding to context:
1. Know its place among society:
This fountain is very important among society because it indirectly interacts with the
people to make them feel different feeling of pleasure
2. Respond to topography & environment:
This fountain is placed in a quiet area of town surrounded by nature. It corresponds
with the environment well
Supporting Activities:
1. Personal experience:
Different people who came here will have different reaction to the place that has been
triggered by a past memory
2. Knowledge provided by users:
The people can also help inspire the architect on what to precisely build
6. Be ready to list and discuss 5 Principles <Responding to context>
List 5 principles from the frame of reference “Responding to Context”
Answer:
Respect and know the characteristic of the building
Know its place among society
Respond to the topography and environment
Respond to the building and the people who use it. When they come into contact
with it
Know where to put rooms where they belong
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Arch 201-midterm: from the frame of reference supporting activities and purposes . While all 8 frames of reference in synthesis 9 are important for a building design to be holistic, 2 frames of reference are especially important at the start of the design process. Supporting activities and purpose: be ready to discuss the 5 primary sources for knowledge about activity support. A book or pamphlet regarding brief plans of arch. Answer: activity study is one of the supporting activity principles and it should include our own experience with your building how it worked out for everyone: from the frame of reference supporting activities and purposes and. Answer: responding to context: know its place among society: This fountain is very important among society because it indirectly interacts with the people to make them feel different feeling of pleasure: respond to topography & environment: This fountain is placed in a quiet area of town surrounded by nature.