The following questions constitute the "written reci tation" which the regular members of the A. S. H. E. answer in writing and send in for the correction and comment of the instructor. They are intended to emphasize and fix in the memory the most important points in the lesson.
Place your name and address on the first sheet of the test. Use a light grade of paper and write on one side of the sheet only. Do not copy answers from the lesson paper. Use your own words, so that your instructor may know that you understand the subject. Read the lesson paper a number of times before attempting' to answer the questions.
1. What interest or value has the "evolution of the house" for you?
2. Name some of the types of early human habitations. What purposes are they supposed to have served?
3. Show how the environment influences the character of the dwelling place.
4. Explain the statement - The history of a nation may be read in its architecture.
6. Mention some advantages of Japanese houses.
7. What conditions and influences affected the development of the American house? How did the Northern houses differ from those in the South?
8. Trace briefly the development of the house from the log cabin to the houses of our grandparents.
9. What good points had the so-called Colonial houses? In what were they lacking?
10. Describe some house in your neighborhood that exemplifies the deficiencies of the transitional period of American architecture.
Note. - After completing the test sign your full name.
The beauty of the house is order; the blessing of the house is contentment; the glory of the house is hospitality; the crown of the house is godliness.
A MODERN DESIGN FROM OLD ENGLISH AND DUTCH FARM HOUSE MOTIVES.
Joy Wheeler Dow, Architect.