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Civil Engineering And Architecture - 2

Subject : engineering
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1. The rules that describe how designers might put together various design elements to create an aesthetically pleasing finished product

2. The quality of an object that deals with beauty - art - and taste

3. The exterior face of the building

4. A principle where some graphic elements are repeated throughout the entire design

5. The dimensions of height -depth - and width within which all things exist and move

6. The relative lightness or darkness of a color

7. The pleasing or harmonious arrangement or proportion of parts or elements in a design or composition

8. An individual trained in the art and science of designing and constructing buildings

9. Walls that provide support for each other and for the roof of the structure

10. The shape and structure of something

11. A visual principle associated with change made in size - shape -color - or tone of graphic elements

12. A curved structure used as a support over an open space - designed to support a vertical load primarily by axial compression

13. The state or quality of being combined into one - that constitutes a harmonious whole

14. An arrangement of several arches whose bases form a circle and whose tops meet in the center

15. Wedge-shaped units in a masonry arch or vault - having side cuts converging at one of the arch centers

16. The aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be described in terms of hue - lightness - and saturation

17. movement characterized by a patterned repetition or alteration of formal elements or motifs in the same or a modified form

18. Wall construction utilizing a framework of vertical posts and horizontal beams to carry floor and roof loads.

19. A basic visual component or building block of designed objects

20. An engineer trained in the design and construction of public works - such as bridges and dams

21. An artistic or decorative design - especially one having characteristic arrangement and considered as a unit

22. The two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or shape

23. A beam supporting the weight above a door or window opening

24. Stress or prominence given to an element of a composition

25. The feel - appearance - or consistency of a surface - substance - or fabric

26. The edge or contour of a shape

27. A wedge-shaped stone placed in the crown of an arch

28. Culturally and climatically relevant architecture using locally available materials and traditional building techniques

29. The effect or illusion of motion conveyed by the relationship of structural elements in a design