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Civil Engineering And Architecture - 2

Subject : engineering
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1. The quality of an object that deals with beauty - art - and taste

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. The exterior face of the building

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

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

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

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

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

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

15. The relative lightness or darkness of a color

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23. The edge or contour of a shape

24. The shape and structure of something

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

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

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

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

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