Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - Architect & Town Planner Badge


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault span, keystone.

Know the special features of Classical and Gothic buildings.

Describe the difference between Norman and Gothic; or the differences of a Tudor house from one built in Queen Anne style.

Describe a famous building in the neighbourhood in architectural terms, and make a rough scale plan of a portion thereof.

Describe alternative methods for making a small open space by the crossing of two streets; or, ways to make a street of small houses harmonious but varied in aspect, without undue expenditure.

Know the regulations regarding the heights of buildings, width of roads, and the number of houses which may be built to the acre.

What provisions for play would you include in the parks and playgrounds?

Describe what is most needed in the way of a public building or open space in your neighbourhood; where it should be; and its special features.

Sketch a plan of an imaginary town (or preferably the site of the local town), showing its special features, and taking into consideration the conditions (maritime, industrial and social), showing the arrangement (or best rearrangement) of the residential, shopping and commercial parts, and providing transit facilities, and reserving suitable positions for open spaces, playgrounds, swimming-baths, places of worship, public buildings, and allotments.  The water supply system, the sanitary, fire, railway and power stations (also wharfs, when there are waterways or a port) should be indicated.  The number and character of the population should be stated.  

(Note to Examiners - omission to provide, say, a fever hospital, or any other necessary building, will be counted adversely.  Extra marks should be given for the preservation of beauty spots).

1924 POR  Architect and Town Planner Badge


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault span, keystone.

Know the special features of Classical and Gothic buildings.

Describe the difference between Norman and Gothic; or the differences of a Tudor house from one built in Queen Anne style.

Describe a famous building in the neighbourhood in architectural terms, and make a rough scale plan of a portion thereof.

Describe alternative methods for making a small open space by the crossing of two streets; or, ways to make a street of small houses harmonious but varied in aspect, without undue expenditure.

Know the regulations regarding the heights of buildings, width of roads, and the number of houses which may be built to the acre.

What provisions for play would you include in the parks and playgrounds?

Describe what is most needed in the way of a public building or open space in your neighbourhood; where it should be; and its special features.

Sketch a plan of an imaginary town (or preferably the site of the local town), showing its special features, and taking into consideration the conditions (maritime, industrial and social), showing the arrangement (or best rearrangement) of the residential, shopping and commercial parts, and providing transit facilities, and reserving suitable positions for open spaces, playgrounds, swimming-baths, places of worship, public buildings, and allotments.  The water supply system, the sanitary, fire, railway and power stations (also wharfs, when there are waterways or a port) should be indicated.  The number and character of the population should be stated.  

(Note to Examiners - omission to provide, say, a fever hospital, or any other necessary building, will be counted adversely.  Extra marks should be given for the preservation of beauty spots).

1930 POR - Architect and Town Planner Badge


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault span, keystone.

Describe the special features of any two periods of architecture - Greek, Renaissance, Gothic, etc. 

Describe the difference in style of a Tudor house and a Queen Anne style.

Describe a famous building in your neighbourhood, and make a rough scale plan of any portion.  What do you consider is most needed in the way of a public building or memorial or open space in your locality? State where you think it should be erected and its special features.

Mention the chief local materials used in your neighbourhood in the past a) for public buildings, b) for domestic architecture.

Draw plans of the two floors of a six-roomed house in two storeys, paying due regard to lighting, heating and ventilations, water supply and all domestic requirements.

Write a short essay on the general principles of design in buildings.

Illustrate your essay with particular reference to any building in which you are interested, taking into consideration construction, proportion, decoration, suitability to its purpose and appropriateness to its surroundings.

1931 POR - Architect and Town Planner Badge


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault span, keystone.

Describe the special features of any two periods of architecture - Greek, Renaissance, Gothic, etc. 

Describe the difference in style of a Tudor house and a Queen Anne style.

Describe a famous building in your neighbourhood, and make a rough scale plan of any portion.  What do you consider is most needed in the way of a public building or memorial or open space in your locality? State where you think it should be erected and its special features.

Mention the chief local materials used in your neighbourhood in the past a) for public buildings, b) for domestic architecture.

Draw plans of the two floors of a six-roomed house in two storeys, paying due regard to lighting, heating and ventilations, water supply and all domestic requirements.

Write a short essay on the general principles of design in buildings.

Illustrate your essay with particular reference to any building in which you are interested, taking into consideration construction, proportion, decoration, suitability to its purpose and appropriateness to its surroundings.

1932 POR - Architect and Town Planner


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault, span, keystone.

Describe the special features of any two periods of architecture - Greek, Renaissance, Gothic, etc. 

Describe the difference in style of a Tudor house and a Queen Anne house.

Describe a famous building in your neighbourhood, and make a rough scale plan of any portion.  What does she consider is most needed in the way of a public building or memorial or open space in her locality? State where she thinks it should be erected and its special features.

Mention the chief local materials used in your neighbourhood in the past a) for public buildings, b) for domestic architecture.

Draw plans of the two floors of a six-roomed house in two storeys, paying due regard to lighting, heating and ventilation, water supply and all domestic requirements.

Write a short essay on the general principles of design in buildings.

Illustrate her essay with particular reference to any building in which she is interested, taking into consideration construction, proportion, decoration, suitability to its purpose and appropriateness to its surroundings.

1935 POR - Architect and Town Planner


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault, span, keystone.

Describe the special features of any two periods of architecture - Greek, Renaissance, Gothic, etc. 

Describe the difference in style of a Tudor house and a Queen Anne house.

Describe a famous building in your neighbourhood, and make a rough scale plan of any portion.  What do you consider is most needed in the way of a public building or memorial or open space in your locality? State where you think it should be erected and its special features.

Mention the chief local materials used in your neighbourhood in the past a) for public buildings, b) for domestic architecture.

Draw plans of the two floors of a six-roomed house in two storeys, paying due regard to lighting, heating and ventilation, water supply and all domestic requirements.

Write a short essay on the general principles of design in buildings.

Illustrate her essay with particular reference to any building in which she is interested, taking into consideration construction, proportion, decoration, suitability to its purpose and appropriateness to its surroundings.

1938 POR - Architect and Town Planner


Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault, span, keystone.

Describe the special features of any two periods of architecture - Greek, Renaissance, Gothic, etc. 

Describe the difference in style of a Tudor house and a Queen Anne house.

Describe a famous building in her neighbourhood, and make a rough scale plan of any portion.  What does she consider is most needed in the way of a public building or memorial or open space in her locality? State where she thinks it should be erected and its special features.

Mention the chief local materials used in her neighbourhood in the past a) for public buildings, b) for domestic architecture.

Draw plans of the two floors of a six-roomed house in two storeys, paying due regard to lighting, heating and ventilation, water supply and all domestic requirements.

Write a short essay on the general principles of design in buildings.

Illustrate her essay with particular reference to any building in which she is interested, taking into consideration construction, proportion, decoration, suitability to its purpose and appropriateness to its surroundings.

1939 POR - Architect and Town Planner


1) Understand and explain the following terms: apse, nave, column, arch, elevation, gable, turret, string course, foundation, sewer, drain, vault, span, keystone.

2) Describe the special features of any two periods of architecture - Greek, Renaissance, Gothic, etc. 

3) Describe the difference in style of a Tudor house and a Queen Anne house.

4) Describe a famous building in her neighbourhood, and make a rough scale plan of any portion.  What does she consider is most needed in the way of a public building or memorial or open space in her locality? State where she thinks it should be erected and its special features.

5) Mention the chief local materials used in her neighbourhood in the past a) for public buildings, b) for domestic architecture.

6) Draw plans of the two floors of a six-roomed house in two storeys, paying due regard to lighting, heating and ventilation, water supply and all domestic requirements.

7) Write a short essay on the general principles of design in buildings.

8) Illustrate her essay with particular reference to any building in which she is interested, taking into consideration construction, proportion, decoration, suitability to its purpose and appropriateness to its surroundings.

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