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June 2014 Licensure Examination for Architects Questions

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Richard Neutra a house is like a flower pot...


Eero Saarinen TWA Airport architect
Marcel Breuer MAXIMUM SIMPLICITY
Frank Gehry Deconstructivist architect <although Zaha Hadid is also in the choices>
Why an architect should hire an accountant?
a. To know your obligations
b. To know your financial stability
c. To know your financial statement
d. To know your SALN
Toe kick space for your feet on the kitchen design
Vice President Binay HUDCC Chairman
Cenotaph
Chevet - church terminology
5 points of new architecture of Le Corbusier principles
Study Fire Code Definition of terms
a. Fire Sprinkler system <twice lumabas, 1 sa morning and 1 sa afternoon of day 1>
b. Jumper
c. Fire
Paint defects
a. Bleeding
b. Chalking
Tinted glass - Best glass to use for looking a nice view but should give privacy
Cloister - church terminology
What should be added to red, yellow and orange that would give a CHEERFUL effect?
a. Brown
b. White
c. Blue
d. Green
Hypostyle hall - A structure whose roofing was supported, within the perimeter, by groups of columns or piers
of more than one height; clerestory lights sometimes were introduced.
Amphiprostyle
Which is should be done first?
a. Land use plan
b. Comprehensive development plan
Supporting the vault purpose of the flying buttress
Identify the parts, they are only asking for the apex.

A roof truss is an engineered panel made up of triangular parts. Set out below are the main structural components and
fixing points in a standard 'A' type truss.
1. Apex
2. Apex plate

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Top chord
Heel plate
1/3 point plate
Bottom chord
Slice plate
Heel
1/4 point plate
Web
Nominal span
Overhang

21. Wood working joints scarf joint

22. Agora Athens market place


23. Modernisme art nouveau of Spain <modernismo or catalan modernisme>
24. Gaudy term derived from Antoni Gaudi <although Antonio Gaudi is the question>

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Fly rafter
Tubular steel best material for open ceiling showing the rafters
Plan reading <bonus, if you know how to make and read a plan, this will be very easy for you>
Bib cock faucet outside for the hose <although the correct answer is sill cock, the one with threaded nozzle>

29. Which is better flooring material?


a. Laminate flooring
b. Tongue and groove flooring

30. Newel

31. Abbey of Saint Denis - First gothic building

32. Estimates on day 2.


a. Number of tiles
b. Number of plywood
c. Number of gypsum boards
33. Know product brands
a. Schlage - locksets
b. Crown - pipes
c. Davies paint

34. Identification of the lavatory piping system and design


a. P-trap
b. Lavatory faucet
c. Tee
35. Sealer paint terminology
36. Allure - A gallery or passage, as along the parapets of a castle, around the roof of a church, or along a cloister.

37. Torii Shinto temple gate


38. Glass bead
39. Vernacular terms
a. Biga - beam
b. Barakilan bottom chord
40. Byzantine architecture design character
41. Green - Ground wire color coding
42. Building laws
a. BP 344 - slope of ramp - 1:12
b. NBC Rule XX - heights of signages
c. PD 957 open space on residential subdivision
d. RA 9514 definition of terms
e. Rule VII and VIII Sections
43. Filipino architects
a. Francisco Bobby Manosa Coconut Palace <Tahanang Pilipino> architect
b. Juan Arellano Old Legislative building <National Museum> architect

44. Septic tank design


a. Digestive chamber
b. Leaching chamber
45. Universal door
46. Le Corbusier International Style pioneer <although Philip Johnson coined this term>
47. Marble defects
48. Granite uses
49. Glaze defects
50. Function of vent plumbing
51. Computation
a. Height of risers
b. Number of steps
c. Floor to floor height
d. Number of parkings
e. Volume of concrete
52. Sequence of architect services
a. Project definition phase
b. Schematic design phase
c. Design Development phase
d. Construction drawing phase
e. Bidding/Negotiation phase
f. Construction phase

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Staking
Painting preparation
Reducer plumbing
Flexible pipe electrical
Standard heights of furnitures
Usage of studs
Crippling - structural
Usage of Latex paint
Plywood and fiber board definitions
Millwork
Scaffolding and shoring
Type of bonds
a. Bid Bond
b. Performance Bond
c. Payment Bond
d. Guarantee Bond

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Cove lighting
Fire trap fire code
Class B - Fire classifications for combustible liquids and gases fire code
Ventilation fire code

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Cruciform Gothic church plan


Computation of sidewalk width NBC RULE VIII SEC811
Damp proofing
Dressed lumber
Fiber glass - Filaments of glass, formed by pulling or spinning glass into random lengths; either gathered in a
wool-like mass or formed as continuous thread-like filaments having diameters in the range of 10 to 30
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Beaux-Arts style -Style taught at Ecole des Beaux-Arts
Computation on PSO, ISA, USA and MACA.
Protection against rats purpose of the circular disk on the Ifugao house posts
Art Nouveau style which is not inspired from previous styles
Rayonant
Zaragosa - Renovated the Quiapo Church
Water outlet - An opening for the discharge of water that supplies a plumbing fixture, boiler, or heating system,
or any device or piece of equipment which is not part of a plumbing system but requires water to operate.

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Books, Laws and important Articles to read


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PD 1096 - 1977 National Building Code of the Philippines and 2005 IRR
RA 9514 2008 Fire Code of the Philippines and IRR
BP 344 Accessibility Law and IRR
PD 957 Subdivision and Condominium Buyers Protective Act and IRR
BP 220 Socialized and Economic housing and IRR
Standard of Professional Practice
General Conditions
Architecture: Form, Space and Order by Francis D.K. Ching
Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching
Visual Dictionary of Architecture and Construction by Cyril M. Harris
Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D.K. Ching
Simplified Building Estimate by Max Fajardo Jr.
Planning and Designers Handbook by Max Fajardo Jr.
Theory of architecture by George Salvan
History of architecture by Francis D.K. Ching

16. Plumbing design and estimate by Max Fajardo Jr.


17. Pritzker awardees
18. Architects Biography, Works and Dictums
a. Frank Lloyd Wright
b. Le Corbusier
c. Walter Gropius
d. Marcel Breuer
e. Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe
f. Richard Nuetra
g. Eero Saarinen
h. Alvar Aalto
i. Antoni Gaudi
j. Daniel Burnham
k. William Parsons
l. Philip Johnson
m. Buckminster Fuller
n. Gustave Eiffel
19. Filipino architects and their famous works
a. Juan Nakpil
b. Pablo Antonio
c. Leandro Locsin
d. Bobby Manosa
e. Juan Arellano
f. Cesar Concio
g. Toledo
h. Zaragoza
i. Formoso
j. Recio and Casas
20. Current Events