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Architecture
-art and science of designing buildings for practical, aesthetic and symbolic purposes
Post and Beam
-vertical posts support horizontal beams and carry the weight of the entire structure
Barrel Vault
-a semicircular arch extended in depth
Modeling
-working pliable material such as clay into 3d forms
Dome
-a hemispherical dome or vault
Casting
-substitution or replacement process that involves pouring liquid material such as metal or clay into a mold.
-after the liquid harderns, the mold is removed and a form in the shape of the mold is left.
Carving
-subtractive process in which sculpture is formed by removing material from wood or stone
Buttress
-support for a wall, arch or vault that opposes the lateral forces of the structure
Armature
-core to start from when adding onto
flying butress
-segment of an arch carrying the thrust of a vault
Truss
-structural framework of wood or metal based on a triangular system used to reinforce walls, ceilings and beams.
lost wax process
-method for casting
additive process
-sculpture made by adding or building up material from a core
International Style
-new architecture style from Europe.
-expressed the function of each building
Installation
-type of medium in which is arranged in a room
-the room is manipulated
curtain walls
-walls that could be made of glass and could not carry any weight
site specific
any work made for a certain place
steel frame construction
-used by itself and for re-inforcing concrete
-skyscrapers possible
kinetic
-art that incorporates movement
cantilever
-beam or slab projection a substantial distance beyond its supporting post