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  1. CEA Unit 1 Terms and Definitions

  2. ABET • The recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology.

  3. Aesthetics • The quality of an object that deals with art, beauty, and taste.

  4. Architect • An individual trained in the art and science of designing and constructing buildings.

  5. Balance • The pleasing or harmonious arrangement or proportion of parts or elements in a design or composition.

  6. Bearing Wall • Solid walls that provide support for each other and for the roof of a structure.

  7. Building Code • Legal requirements designed to protect the public by providing guidelines for structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical areas of a structure.

  8. Civil Engineer • An engineer trained in the design and construction of public works, such as bridges or dams, and other large facilities.

  9. Contrast • A visual principle associated with change made in size, shape, color, or tone of graphic elements.

  10. Element of Design • A basic visual component or building block of designed objects.

  11. Emphasis • Stress or prominence given to an element of a composition by means of contrast, anomaly, or counterpoint.

  12. Keystone • A wedge-shaped stone placed in the crown of an arch.

  13. Post-and-Lintel Construction • Wall construction utilizing a framework of vertical posts and horizontal beams to carry floor and roof loads.

  14. Repetition • A principle where some graphic elements are repeated throughout the entire design.

  15. Rhythm • Movement characterized by a patterned repetition or alteration of formal elements or motifs in the same or a modified form.

  16. Unity • The state or quality of being combined into one, as the ordering of elements in an artistic work that constitutes a harmonious whole or promotes a singleness of effect.

  17. Zoning Ordinance • Law that specifies how and for what purpose each parcel of private real estate may be used. Also called zoning code.