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Metaquizzicalmonthlymay09 Answers

  1. 1. ANSWERS TO ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. . . M A Y ’0 9 . .
  2. 2. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND one ROUND TWO Easy one to start with. Identify? Chicago Spire, Chicago - Santiago Calatrava 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  3. 3. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND one ROUND TWO Recognise the architect above. What kitchen utensil did he design? The Leadenhall Building, London, aka. Cheese Grater, a nick name it got due to its distinctive wedge-shaped profile - Richard Rogers 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  4. 4. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND one ROUND TWO To Russia with Love. Identify the two and by Who? Crystal Island and Russia Tower, Moscow - Norman Foster 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  5. 5. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND one ROUND TWO Recognise this Mile High wannabe. Nakheel Tower, Dubai - Woods Bagot 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  6. 6. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND one ROUND TWO Besides being an international symbol of modernist architectural style, this place had been hailed as one of the best designed public places. Recognise. Rockefeller Center, NY - Raymond Hood 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  7. 7. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND ONE THEME QUESTION ROUND one Quoting Rohan Shetty - The first 4 of the towers are currently under construction and have been either halted or cancelled altogether due to the global economic crisis. Rockefeller center was constructed during the Great Depression 1929- ROUND TWO 1940 (against all odds) with John D. Rockefeller the sole financier eventually becoming one of the largest real estate holders in NY. Apart from being skyscrapers, what is the underlying theme of the 5. Clue. The last one triumphed where the others seem to fail.
  8. 8. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. “This is a building you wouldn't want to get anywhere near at a cocktail party. Dressed nearly head to toe in dour granite, and geometrically proper, it's stiff to the point of pass-out boredom. ROUND one Out of character with SOM's current work, the design recalls the firm's unfortunate postmodern interlude a decade ROUND TWO ago.” -New York Magazine Recognise the building and the architect. David Childs, 383 Madison Avenue,NY 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  9. 9. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. “Commissioned by a lingerie company, this building has gallery space, multipurpose hall, cafe, restaurant and bar, salon, and shops. It is known mostly by the floating ramp that encircles the rear gallery.” Recognise the building and its architect. Fumihiko Maki, Spiral Building, Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan ROUND one ROUND TWO 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  10. 10. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. Being an architectural theorist and professor for many years, “X’s” designs were dismissed by critics as quot;unbuildable or unduly ROUND one assertive”. The project of the first competition he won in 1987 was cancelled soon after the Berlin Wall fell. One ROUND TWO of his famous works is: (pic on left). Recognise “X” and his work. Daniel Libeskind, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  11. 11. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND one Questions 9/10 together X + Y + Georgie and Wendy Cheesman = Z Identify X, Y. And Find – Z. ROUND TWO X-Richard Rogers, Y-Norman Foster, Z-Team 4 1 2 3 4 5 | 6 7 8 9 10
  12. 12. ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY.. .. M A Y ’0 9 .. ROUND TWO THEME QUESTION ROUND one Quoting Rohan Shetty - Daniel Libeskind - Master Plan for WTC site David Childs - Freedom Tower Architect (Tower 1) from SOM for WTC Norman Foster - Tower 2 design, WTC ROUND TWO Richard Rogers - Tower 3 design, WTC Fumihiko Maki - Tower 4 design for WTC Connect the answers to the Five questions in this round.
  13. 13. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN ..METAQUIZZICAL | MONTHLY..

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