Architectural Design & Site Planning (ADSP
Given its orientation, what are the dominant sun-paths for the property? a. SE to SW and NE to NW b. SE to NW and NE to SW c. SW to SE and NW to NE d. SE to NW and NE to SW
Which of the following is NOT considered as an architectural interior (AI) element for the project? a. eaves b. unit party wall c. elevator lobby ceiling d. bathroom floor
Which is the first activity?
a. architectural design preparation b. plan preparation c. building code requirements check d. space plan preparation
Area of bedside table (in sq. meter)?
a. 0.22 b. 0.11 c. 0.44 d. 0.33
Area for single bed (in sq. meter)?
a. 1.425 b. 1.52 c. 1.71 d. 1.90
Area for double bed (in sq. meter)?
a. 1.90 b. 2.09 c. 2.28 d. 2.85
What shouldn’t be located at the basement, if introduced?
a. MRF b. workshop c. den d. dry storage
Which is NOT an indoor equipment?
a. AC window type b. exhaust fan c. split-type AC d. microwave oven
Which is NOT included in the Architectural Interiors?
a. fittings b. fixtures c. fixed furniture d. built-in cabinets
Which is NOT included in the Architectural Interiors?
a. furnishings b. floors c. wall d. ceiling
Which is NOT an Interior Appliance? a. exhaust fan b. electric fan c. microwave oven d. ACU
A 4 sqm wall is to be covered with tiles. If you will use 0.30m x 0.30m tiles, how many tiles will be needed? a. 40 b. 44 c. 45 d. 50
What should be the prominent line for an R-1 two-storey house with a frontage of 15m? a. horizontal b. vertical c. diagonal d. curve
What tree is rigid, medium spread leaves, shallow rooted, small diameter roots, not resistant to strong winds and may be a hazard if planted near a building? a. palm tree b. coconut c. mahogany d. acacia
What tree is medium trunk, medium spread leaves, deep rooted, small diameter roots, resistant to strong winds, relatively safe to plant near a building/structure? a. palm tree b. coconut c. mahogany d. acacia
Which is NOT a good characteristic of a tree that can be harmful in the site? a. arboreal b. shallow root c. ball or rounded root d. deep root
In terms of material production, which of the following flooring materials is considered to have the lowest carbon footprint? a. baked clay tiles b. hand-cut natural stone c. high-pressure laminate flooring d. ceramic tiles
Assuming a heavily forested location for the Project Site, what type of roof structure should be introduced? a. steel deck roof b. steep gable roof c. RC Deck Roof d. low-slope Metal Roofing on Space frame
Which other use can best complement a private 10-unit cluster housing compound? a. Entertainment b. Private business c. Home office d. Educational
If the residential condominium units are to be air-conditioned, what shall be the minimum distance (in meters) between the finished floor line (FFL) and the finished ceiling line (FCL)? a) 2.44 b) 2.24 c) 2.10 d) 1.90
Which of the following is a hardware?
a) Door frame b) Door jamb c) Door leaf d) Door stop
Which is not good for counter depth?
a) 0.30m b) 0.40m c) 0.45m d) 0.55m
Which is not a hardware finish?
a) Diamond or tooled b) Coarse hard sand c) Stainless steel d) Polished brass
Which is not a millwork?
a) baseboard b) Cornice moulding c) Closet drawer d) Chair rail
Preferred plaster thickness of exterior CHB?
a) 0.19m b) 0.14m c) 0.29m d) 0.24m
Which of the following does NOT allow surface water percolation? a) Fine sand b) Poured or cast on-site concrete c) asphalt d) Coarse gravel
Which is impervious?
a) Ceramic tile on concrete slab b) Gravel and sand c) Earth and soil d) Asphalt on gravel base coarse
Which is NOT impervious?
a) soil b) Pebble washout c) Unpolished granite slab d) Concrete slab-on-fill
Which is NOT an earth color for painting walls?
a) green b) blue c) brown d) white
Wall footing width for 3m high wall?
a) 0.30m b) 0.40m c) 0.50m d) 0.60m
Which of the following structural elements can be erected along a side or rear property line if the property is resting on relatively flat terrain? a. firewalls and perimeter b. end wall c. retaining wall d. zocalo wall
Which light is not good for an office?
a) LED b) pendant c) Surface mounted d) Mercury vapor
Which is a noble color for an office?
a) Dark blue b) black c) gray d) white
Which is not required in a Senior Manager’s Area?
a) File room b) toilet c) Receiving area d) Senior executive desk
What type of foundation should be used so that the construction would not affect the adjacent structures? a) Pile/caisson b) Strip footing c) Sheet piling d) Matt footing
Highest position? a) Vice President b) Executive Vice President c) Assistant Vice President d) Division Chief
Which is not a service provision?
a) Safe and security office b) Executive lounge c) Maintenance room d) Motor pool
What paint color is NOT recommended for the exterior of a Firewall? a) Light Gray to Medium Gray b) Dark Gray c) Black d) Beige
If there are 2 cars in between columns, which cannot be the clear span distance between columns? a) 4.80 m b) 5.40 m c) 6.00 m d) 7.20 m
Where should the excavation start, if the structure has a basement? a) front b) rear c) middle d) side
Which of the following should NOT be provided at the basement component of the project? a. parking (below grade or lower than the elevation of the street); driveways, ramps, etc. b. elevator lobby and service stairs c. telecommunications equipment room d. garbage chute room and solid waste storage
What type of window is not recommended in a high rise building?
a. Hopper b. Pivoted c. Casement d. Awning
Which is more expensive?
a) 1.22 x 2.44 Italian granite b) 0.60 x 0.60 Asian granite c) 1.00 x 2.00 Asian granite d) 0.60 x 2.40 Italian marble
Shall not precede the architectural design activity for the project?
a. outline specifications b. end-user identification c. architectural programming d. space planning
Which is not a good keyhole height from FFL?
a. 0.975 m b. 0.963 m c. 1.055 m d. 1.55 m
Deep rooted tree?
a. acacia b. mahogany c. coconut tree d. palm tree
What is the best paint color for exterior walls?
a) Dark gray b) Dark beige c) Light gray d) Light beige
On a swampy area, what type of soil should the foundation rest on? a) Hard to very hard b) Very soft to soft c) Medium coarse d) sandy
Under the 1977 National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP), what is covered by the Building Height Limit (BHL) for the Project? a) mast b) antenna c) Electrical or electronic devices mounted on top of the parapet wall,
d) Deck roof level parapet wall, if introduced
Which of the following is a good lighting device for a general production area with the ceiling consisting of the soffit of a suspended slab? a) Pendant lighting (suspended incandescent lamps)
b) Industrial lighting (suspended flourescent lamps with reflectors)
c) Pendant lighting (suspended CFLs with housing) d) Troffer lighting (flourescent lamps with soffit-mounted lightboxes and diffusers)