| | |Lesson 1.1 Key Term Crossword |
Solid walls that provide support for each other and
for the roof of a structure.
Any of the wedge-shaped units in a masonry arch
or vault, having side cuts converging at one of the
A beam supporting the weight above a door or
Changing the saturation and brightness of the
color by adding white to the color.
A wedge-shaped stone placed in the crown of an
Movement characterized by a patterned repetition
or alteration of formal elements or motifs in the
same or a modified form.
An arrangement of several arches whose bases
form a circle and whose tops meet in the center.
The dimensions of height, depth, and width within
which all things exist and move.
The two-dimensional contour that characterizes
an object or area.
The relative lightness or darkness of a color.
An individual trained in the art and science of
designing and constructing buildings.
An engineer trained in the design and
construction of public works, such as bridges or
dams, and other large facilities.
Wall construction utilizing a
framework of vertical posts and horizontal beams
to carry floor and roof loads.
The feel, appearance, or consistency of a
surface, substance, or fabric.
A curved structure for spanning an opening,
designed to support a vertical load primarily by
The state or quality of being combined into one,
as the ordering of elements in an artistic work that
constitutes a harmonious whole or promotes a
singleness of effect.
The quality of an object that deals with art,
beauty, and taste.
The edge or contour of a shape.
The pleasing or harmonious arrangement or
proportion of parts or elements in a design or
Stress or prominence given to an element of a
composition by means of contrast, anomaly, or
A basic visual component or building block of
The rules that describe how designers might put
together various design elements to create an
aesthetic finished product.
The shape and structure of something as
distinguished from its substance or material.
A principle where some graphic elements are
repeated throughout the entire design.
The exterior face of a building.
An artistic or decorative design, especially one
having a characteristic arrangement and
considered as a unit.
Culturally and climatically relevant
architecture using locally available materials and
traditional building techniques.
The effect or illusion of motion conveyed by the
relationship of structural elements in a design or
A visual principle associated with change made in
size, shape, color, or tone of graphic elements.
The aspect of the appearance of objects and light
sources that may be described in terms of hue,
lightness, and saturation for objects and hue,
brightness, and saturation for light sources.
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