Architecture by DugglebyB

Champion(s):

Abhi
Let's have some fun with quizzes!


Runner(s)-Up:

PolleyT


Quiz Description

Many major cultural trends throughout history are reflected in the built space around us. This quiz is about just that: architecture. Answer twelve questions about architectural themes and some of the world's greatest architects and their surviving masterworks.

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Questions:

Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler were the architects behind what historic St. Louis building, often considered to be the first skyscraper?

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WAINWRIGHT BUILDING

In what country can you find this housing complex?

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CANADA

The architect of New York's Guggenheim and the architect of Bilbao's Guggenheim both share what first name?

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FRANK (LLOYD WRIGHT & GEHRY)

Then merely a fledgling architect, John Vanbrugh designed what sprawling country house in Oxfordshire, England for the Duke of Marlborough in the early 18th century?

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BLENHEIM PALACE

What modern architect is credited with quipping "less is more"?

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LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE

Los Angeles International Airport's "Theme Building" is a prominent example of what architectural style influenced by the Atomic and Space Age?

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GOOGIE

Spanning the River Tarn, the Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge. What architect designed it?

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NORMAN FOSTER

Known as the father of landscape architecture, what architect collaborated with Calvert Vaux to design Central Park?

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FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED

Walter Burley Griffin is known for designing and planning what capital city in the Southern Hemisphere?

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CANBERRA

Casa Milà and the Park Güell are two Barcelona places designed by what architect?

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ANTONI GAUDÍ

Louis Kahn designed the campus for what non-profit scientific research institute founded by the developer of the polio vaccine?

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SALK INSTITUTE

Jorn Utzon, Charles Garnier, and Giuseppe Piermarini all designed high profile examples of what kind of building?

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OPERA HOUSE (or similar)