Challenges for Supply Chain Management

23 Mar 2015 06 Dec 2017

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introduction The biggest challenge facing the Vancouver manufacturing plant was that for the rest of Hewlett Packard, there was no "problem"; "When it comes to real dollars, inventory costs do not enter into the P & L statements, but losses hurt our revenues. Don't talk to us about inventory-service trade-offs. Period." Vancouver was held up as a model of efficiency (Kanban) and the DeskJet printer range was ...

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Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations

23 Mar 2015 04 Dec 2017

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Introduction This chapter will provide a review of the development process of Environmental Impact Assessment Programs (EIAP) for buildings for different countries and different regions of the world as a reflection on the continuing evolution of building environmental assessment tools. This chapter includes two sections: the first section will present the initial structure and types for EIAP and will also compare some programs on their categories and ...

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Quality Assurance in Construction Projects

24 Feb 2017 04 Dec 2017

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ABSTRACT: The main aim of this research is to let readers know how useful quality assurance is and its benefit to the community. To guide construction industries on how they can assure quality in their constructions and also how building industry to can achieve minimum loses and avoid risk on site. Furthermore, to also let contractors satisfy the need of their clients. KEY WORDS: Quality assurance, implementation, ...

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Jørn Utzon's House in Hellebæk

23 Mar 2015 04 Dec 2017

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The "Architect's house" in Hellebæk, Denmark, fifty kilometres north of Copenhagen, was built in 1953 on the designs of the great architect, Jørn Utzon, aimed to be his own home in one of his most loved areas of his country. Small, yet spacious, this dwelling is hidden in the green Danish forests not far away from the place he grew up and loved so much. This house ...

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Community Planning Model for Sustainability

23 Mar 2015 04 Dec 2017

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Narrative In the West, Twentieth Century urban planning policies and rapid urbanisation; characterised by single use zoning; low density land use and car dependent communities; have often separated people from traditional community interaction. For many this individualistic existence can be perceived as dystopia. What if people were given the opportunity to respond to such dystopia assisted by the further development of cooperative community model that facilitated sustainable ...

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Postmodernism in London Architecture

18 Oct 2017

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London as many Cities in one City Reflective Summary Urban Space and Society Ezekiel S. Stewart Contents (Jump to) 1.0 Reflective Summary 2.0 References 1.0 Reflective Summary The video was produced to critically examine the concept and spatial pattern of London as many cities in one. We took ...

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What is Architecture?

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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‘We shape our buildings, and afterwards they shape us’ [1] Architecture, like history, is unreliable, subjective, selective, rewritten, continues to be influenced by rich or powerful individuals or institutions, and is rarely a reflection of the common man. The vernacular aesthetic of a country has been carefully curated and developed over many years, to the point where it is no longer a true reflection of the ...

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What Influenced Georgian Style and its Features?

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction Georgian style is a style in the architecture, interior design, and decorative arts of Britain during the 17th and 18th centuries. The term “Georgian” gets its name from four kings of England who reigned in Britain from 1714-1830. All of them were named George. (DesignIntuit, 2001) Although the George did not have an impact on the style, they perpetuated a movement that is different from ...

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Use of Wood as a Building Material

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Wood is quite unique when compared to most building materials used today given that its material makeup is a result of naturally grown biological tissue (ill.18). Thus, the material makeup and structure of wood is significantly different than that of most industrially produced, isotropic materials. Upon close examination, wood can be described as an anisotropic natural fiber composite. In contrast to isotropy, which constitutes identical properties ...

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Use of Sustainable Materials in Construction

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction Belum Eco Resort or better known as the Belum Rainforest Resort is one of the hundred islands located in the Tasik Belum, Perak. It is located very near to the famous Royal Belum National Park. Belum Rainforest is an island free from air and noise pollution. It is also the largest manmade lake in Perak and it is15, 200 hectares big. Belum-Temenggor Forest ...

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Use of Porosity in Public Spaces

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction The connection between the built and the unbuilt / between the “indoor” and the “outdoor”/ between the mass and the void is a very sensitive and debatable topic. The experience of a space can be severely affected by the ways its edges are treated, i.e. by controlling how a person enters/exits the space. Transitional experience plays a vital role in overall feel and experience of ...

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The Relationship Between Architecture and Human Well Being

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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ISSUE. The issue of today society on the relationship of architecture and built environment towards human well being is that the architect which is also the builder and the designer often neglected some proper considerations when they designed too egoistically until they have forgotten that architecture and its built environment has the direct impact on human well being. Too often the designer forgets that they design ...

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The Principles of Green Design in Architecture

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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In modern communities, healthy environment is the foundation of our daily lives. However, environmental problems are becoming serious. Much research illustrate that the pollution from architecture, from construction to operation, is one of the main contributors of these problems. The world famous design theorist Victor Papanek claimed in the 1960s, that designers should consider the limited resources around the world to protect the planet. This was the ...

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The Nature of Construction Problems: Past and Present

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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ABSTRACT: This paper aims at deriving a comprehensive understanding pertaining to the different construction difficulties that have been faced in the past and are being faced now in the present also. It provides a vivid analysis of why the problems were faced, the nature of the problems and how they were dealt with. It has been a long time since the first inception of architectural ideas ...

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Influence of the Modernist Ideal City

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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The influence of the modernist ideal city, on urban design and master planning Introduction This essay will focus on the influence of Modernist Ideal City movement. At first showing that understanding of social, political and economic background is necessary, along with contemporary technological influences. Secondly, the purpose, principles and results of the movement will be illustrated. Then using the case study-Brasilia demonstrates the influence of the ...

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Influence of Public Health and Safety Matters in the City

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Towns are and were always associated with trade and power[R1]. Although towns as well as humans have to develop. They were formed and shaped by numbers of various factors. This essay would show how have public health and safety matters in the past influenced the invention of the city? One of the very first and obvious that come to mind are strict British fire regulations, clearly ...

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The Importance of the Great Exhibition of 1851

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Provide some details of the Great Exhibition of 1851, and say why it was so important. The Great Exhibition of 1851 was the world’s first world exposition. The Great Exhibition of 1851 was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London. The 1851 was means the years and The Great Exhibition of 1851 was from 1 May to 11 October 1851. The Great Exhibition ...

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Masculine and Feminine Spaces Within the Home

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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This essay will analyse the historical relevance of the idea of masculine and feminine spaces within the home and whether these ideas are still apparent in a 21st century South African context. This analysis will be done by using the ideals placed on the Victorian Household and the psychological gender of the spaces, through looking into key spaces within the De Villiers family home and how ...

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The Highland Towers Collapse and Ramp Construction

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction The purpose of this essay is to find out from a field, a building that experienced construction catastrophe, study its short comings and come up with solutions and recommendations of what could be done to ensure the same problem doesn’t happen in the future. The building upon which the research is based in this assignment is called the Highland tower, a building in Selangor Malaysia ...

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The Evolution of Interior Design

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Question: Discuss the work James Stirling; Norman Foster; Ettore Sottsass; Richard Rogers; David Hicks; Philippe Starck. Post- Modernism period is from the1950s to 21th century. Post-modern style leadership at 1970s influenced today architecture and product design even graphic design. Apart of influence to architecture design, it also has culture, literature, art, philosophy, history, economics, architecture, fiction, and literary criticism. Post-modern style make more same style building ...

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Effects of Architecture on Public Behaviour in India

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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INTRODUCTION India and its cities is often associated with poverty and disorder in the eyes of both foreigners and nationals alike. The roads and streets are littered, walls are indiscriminately scared by blood red paan, old and unmaintained infrastructure is found vandalized as though its sole purpose was to act as a medium of defiance towards the government’s inefficiency; and any dark niche becomes a place ...

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Difference Between Greek and Roman Architecture of Antiquity

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction The purpose of this essay is to identify the differences between the Greek and Roman architecture of Antiquity. Although Greek and Roman architecture have various similarities, it is important to identify the differences and the ways the Romans chose to adapt their influences. The five architectural orders were highly favoured in both Greek and Roman architecture. Greek Architecture Greek architecture is a very influential and ...

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Design Factors in a Modern Living or Working Space

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Executive summary The aim of this report is to outline the factors which should be taken into account in the design of a modern living or working space. The report discusses three factors related to design of an ideal office, Specifically Environmental, Affective and Practical factors. The report gives a number of recommendations, the main ones being: Allow natural airflow by using a cross ventilation ...

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Contributions of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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To what extent Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux have contributed to the professional practice of Landscape Architecture? Both Frederick Law and Calvert Vaux are actively participating in Landscape Architectural projects in the 19th century. Calvert Vaux was a young Architect in the year 1857. He collaborated with Frederick Law in the Central Park competition. Apart from landscape projects Vaux also committed himself as an architect ...

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Concept of Flexibility in Architectural Design

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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1.0 Introduction An Overview Of The Terminology And The Conceptual Framework This chapter aims to define the meaning of the term ‘flexibility’, ”Adaptability’ and ‘typological variety’ are the other concepts that related to ‘flexibility’. Both N.John Habraken(2008) and Tatjana Schneider and Jeremy Till(2007) mention that flexibility and adaptability have overlapping meanings,but the colloquial and the technical meaning can provide a departure point for their clarification and ...

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The Architectural Theory of Semiotics

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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This essay will examine the architectural theory of semiotics and its relationship to the built work of Peter Eisenman, specifically his project titled House VI. This essay will define the theory of semiotics from Saussure through to Chomsky. It will then go on to describe how Peter Eisenman, influenced by the writings of Noam Chomsky would apply semiotic linguistic principles to his design process namely those ...

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Role of Institutions in Architecture and Quantity Surveying

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction In the construction industry used to follow the professional body’s instruction and maintain the ethics and code of conduct to evaluate the function of the industry. So that client always expect the advice from the professionals and imitate the professionalism to gain the high quality end product, today world is globalizing very fast. Because of that it is directly effect to the construction industry. In ...

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Role of Nature in the Evolution of Modern Cities

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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3.0 LITERATURE REVIEW My dissertation aims to explore the importance of nature to an urbanite living the fast pace yet numbingly routine life in this concrete jungle. There is no one definition to the relationship of man & nature in the urban context of a city and requires a multi-fold exploration to arrive at any conclusion. My exploration begins with a study of the history and ...

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Project Proposal for an All In One Development in Malaysia

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Project Proposal: Restaurant & Convention Table of Content TITLE   Introduction…..................................................................................... 2 Background Project Proposed Site Location …………………………………………………………… Principal Reasons For Undertaking The Proposed Project ………. Principal Function and Scale of the Building ………………………….. Problem Statement ……………………………………………………………….. 2-3 3 4 4-6 ...

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Postmodernity and Hyper-Reality in Architecture

03 Oct 2016 21 Sep 2017

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Introduction This essay will address architecture’s position in a consumer society. Consumer society can be described as the outcome of modernism where consuming material goods is the paramount feature of its balance and values. It is the result of the escalation in manufacturing and rapid industrial developments. It is also the outcome of the immense pace of diversification and growth of culture, creativity, technology and urbanism ...

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Peckham Library: A Case Study

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Introduction. Peckham Library is a library and community building situated in Peckham, southeast London. Peckham Library opened to the public on 8 March 2000, with an official opening by Mr. Chris Smith, secretary of State for culture, media and sport. The library was designed by Mr. Will Alsop from Alsop & Stormer Company and it received the 2000 Stirling Award for architectural innovation. It also won ...

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Deconstruction in Museum Architecture Design

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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“Architecture is understood as a representation of deconstruction, the material representation of an abstract idea”.[1] Architecture is the art of space: its visual form, its dimensions and scale, the quality of its light- all of these qualities depend on our perception of the spatial boundaries defined by elements of form. As space begins to be captured, enclosed, molded and organized by the elements of mass, architecture ...

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Increasing Porosity in Public Spaces

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Introduction The connection between the built and the unbuilt / between the “indoor” and the “outdoor”/ between the mass and the void is a very sensitive and debatable topic. The experience of a space can be severely affected by the ways its edges are treated, i.e. by controlling how a person enters/exits the space. Transitional experience plays a vital role in overall feel and experience of ...

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How We Build: The Parts and the Whole

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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How We Build: The Parts and the Whole - Precedent Case Studies The two philosophies introduced above, mechanism and systems thinking, have influenced many aspects of our lives. One can arguably note their influences in our built environment, as can be seen in the variety of design methodologies present in architectural design. Both academics and practitioners in the design field have often argued that the architectural ...

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History of All Saints, Margaret Street

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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1.0 INTRODUCTION Figure 1: All Saints Margaret Street Source: available on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Saints,_Margaret_Street, accessed on 3th May 2015, 4:07pm    All Saints Margaret Street,(1849-59) a almost hidden beautiful church that luckily had pointed out by Hengry-Russell Hitchcock more than 40 years ago and now the church had listed Grade 1 Anglican Church in London, England(1).William Butterfield was the architect who designed this building and this church ...

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Historical Influences on Architecture of Süleymaniye Mosque

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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How has diverse cultures and architecture throughout history influenced the architecture of the Süleymaniye Mosque? The main issue that will be covered by the author in this thesis is the question of how different cultures and architectural styles have influenced the Suleymaniye Mosque’s design and structure. The reason for this investigation is to identify features, which have been acquired from other cultures, and also the way ...

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External Influences on Building Design

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Many people don’t realise how hard it can be to design something. Especially building, this is why architect’s job isn’t easy. The massing and overall design of the building is influenced by number of different factors and how important they are differs for each design. I would like to highlight the most important ones, and highlight which one of them cross reference quite often.   ...

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Five Points of Architecture

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Five Points of Architecture Le Corbusier is one of the most significant architects from the 20th century. He is known as one of the pioneers of modern architecture due to many of his ideas and ‘recipes’ within architecture. One of his most famous was ‘The Five Point of a New Architecture’ that he had explained in‘L'Esprit Nouveau’and the book‘Vers une architecture’, which he had been developing ...

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Discussion of Architectural Movements

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Question 1: Consider the impact of the Industrial Revolution on nineteenth century architecture. Your answer should explore the way in which buildings could be constructed, as well as the new demands being made upon architecture. The nineteenth century brought an age of uncertainty, confidence apparent in the elegant architecture of the 18th C had diminished, rejecting irregularity and polychrome, and was subjected to a period of ...

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Development of Architecture during the Industrial Revolution

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Introduction The industrial revolution is one of the Great changes in human history. It starts in the middle of 18 century in Britain and continuing until now. Before the Revolution, there were no cities only villages. To get from one village to another people used galloping horse, which was the main and fastest transportation of that time. For majority of people the agriculture was dominant. When ...

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Comparison of Eastern and Western Architecture

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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What makes a building outstanding and became a typical logo of the city, and even the country? It’s not easy for a architecture to attract the travel enthusiasts and the travelers all over the world. Many of the buildings and structures featured are famous for their beauty. Others have become famous for their ingenuity or their historical significance. There are many similarities and differences between Eastern ...

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Passive Ventilation of Modern and Traditional Malay Houses

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Comparing the Passive Ventilation Style of Modern Malay House in Belum Rainforest Resort With the Common Traditional Malay House in Malaysia. ABSTRACT The objectives of the research is to compare the passive ventilation style of Modern Malay House in Belum Rainforest Resort with the common Traditional Malay House in Malaysia. The research questions are what are the comparison of passive ventilation in Modern Malay House in Belum with the ...

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Case Study of the MAXXI National Museum

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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MAXXI MUSEUM­­    Contemporary Architecture This report will focus on MAXXI National Museum and it will provide a comprehensive review of Contemporary museum architecture (built in Rome in 2009), designed by the Zaha Hadid Architects. As it was said in “Museums in the 21st Century”, there is no doubt to say that museum architecture seeks it’s development through the periods, divided into pre- and ...

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Case Study of the Jewish Museum, Berlin

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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The Jewish Museum Berlin incorporates the social and cultural history of the Germany after World War 2 and aspired to correspond to the effects of the Holocaust on Jews in Germany. In his design, Libeskind claimed to combine three main concepts; the incapability to comprehend the historical agendas of Germany without the knowledge of the civilizational, academic and economic contribution that was made by the Jewish ...

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New York “Central Park” & St. Louis “Forest Park"

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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The Central park Construction began on 1858, continued during the American Civil War, and was completed in 1873. New York as the most important economic center in Eastern United States, Rises and falls several times, and the Central Park rises and falls as well. And today it is one of the most successful park in the city. The Forest park, which opened in 1876, more than ...

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Case Study of Architect Serina Hijjas

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM INTRODUCTION   Ar. Serina Hijjas is a 50 years old renowned local architect who has more than 20 years of experience in architectural field. She has done many high rise government projects in Malaysia and also participated in several international projects. Having an amazing architect, Hijjas Kasturi as her father, she was exposed to the architecture world earlier than any other ...

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Case Study of Architect Dr. Ken Yeang

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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A1774 Introduction Most of today many architect had design many green building because the design of the built environment on human health with to reduce to the overall impact and the environment have an efficiently using energy, water and other resources. After that, it also reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation and the last is protecting occupant health and improving employee productivity. Green building ...

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Economical Aspects of Architectural Design

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Basics of Project Management Contents a) Describe and explain the difference between real estate and other assets / economic goods (e.g. capital products). b) Give at least three reasons why a client make an investment in real estate. c) In line with the scenario, List and explain all of the following:- the reasons for the client to appoint a Project Manager, referring to a least five ...

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Architectural History of Blenheim Palace

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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CONTENTS List of Figures Figure 1 The Front View of Blenheim Palace Pg Figure 2 Saloon Ceiling Pg Figure 3 The Long Library   Figure 4 The Upper Water Terreces of Blenheim Palace   ...

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Architectural Development of Tokyo Midtown, Roponggi

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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The Tokyo Midtown was built between 2004-2007, which is a 101,000 square meter mixed-use development located in Roponggi, Tokyo, Japan. This project design was begun on August 2002 and the construction of the project was begun on May 2004 and completed on March 2007. There is a 400-year-old Hinokicho Park within the site was refurbished. The U.S. Army was stayed in this site as a barrack ...

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Analysis of the Modernist Design Style

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Modernism appeared in the 20th century. Modernism is simple and with no decoration design style. Although this style was appear early 20th century and have different designers or architect have many spread. But still have too little modern architecture build in early 20th century. After World War II, they become many company and agency. And make this style be the top. Here have some architect is ...

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Amalgamation of Nature and Architecture

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Amalgamation of Nature and Architecture Literature Review: Amalgamation of Nature and Architecture. The human race has reached the zenith of excellence in the paradigm of technology. With their advancement they have nestled an utter disregard for the only thing which has taken care of the human race since the beginning of time. When man was born, nature had already created an environment for the healthy and ...

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Accepted Arguments for Urban Walkability

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Introduction The transit oriented development approach is being adopted by many cities around the world, particularly those contested with transforming their car dependent neighbourhoods into more habitable and sustainable developments. The simplest way to describe the principles of TOD according to Calthorpe (1993) is “moderate and high density housing, along with complementary public uses, jobs, retail and services, concentrated in mixed – used development at strategic ...

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Architectural Design Proposal of Reading Space

16 Aug 2017

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  3.1 Historical Purpose & Context If we surmise that temporary architecture is, essentially, something that is not permanent, then in one form or another - as stated - it has existed since antiquity, with examples traced "from prehistoric wooden huts and shelters, through medieval stage sets, circuses and world fairs, to the mobile home and post-war pre-fabs, and wartime and disaster relief." Interestingly, as ...

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Literary and Architectural legacy

01 Aug 2017

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Introduction: There is a depth in each building that surpasses the visible physical characteristics of its structure. The philosophy that derives the experiences created within is an essential element in understanding each building or structure. It is this philosophy that differentiates an architect from another. And it was the organic philosophy in architecture that lifted Frank Lloyd wright's status to be called the greatest ...

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Analysis of Urban Space

01 Aug 2017

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Within this framework, I will be observing the development path of an emerging subcentre through pin-pointing the development of Bayraklı, in relation to the perception of sustainability, enquiring whether urban redevelopment is regarded as a strategic term or a contextual element that has been embedded in architectural planning and in urban forms. Recently, urban development projects have taken a central dominance over the production of ...

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Double Skin Façade Case Study

01 Aug 2017

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Abstract Double skin façade refers to a building façade covering one or several stories with multiple glazed skins (Chan, Chow, Fong and Lin, 2009). The aim of this essay is trying to explore the definition, advantages and disadvantages of double skin façade which was used in high rise building. Case study is the main method in this essay. The researcher has chosen three tall building ...

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Functions of Urban Space in Architecture

01 Aug 2017

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How does the Architecture of urban space stimulate appropriation and manipulation of its fabric, symbols and language by its inhabitants, in unfamiliar, and ways otherwise overlooked? To what extent does the modern city support and suppress activities deemed to elapse the prescribed use of a space? Are these opportunities for engagement limitless? Does the modern city stimulate the cultural and physiological identity of its inhabitants? ...

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Corners and Curves in Architecture

01 Aug 2017

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  Whether it be shape, material, purpose, or significance, every piece of architecture is uniquely similar and uniquely different to every other piece.  Despite being separated by both time and culture, the Roman Colosseum and the Egyptian Pyramids of Giza possess both unique similarities and differences to each other.  Like most cultures, Roman architecture tends to derive some elements from previous cultures such as the ...

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Architecture, Air and Airborne Infections

28 Jul 2017

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Properties of Air Earth's atmosphere is composed of air. Air is a mixture of gases of 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen with traces of water vapor, carbon dioxide, argon, and various other components. Air is a uniform gas with properties that are averaged from all the individual components. Air at sea level static conditions for a standard day depends on the pressure and temperature of ...

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Adam's Building and St Mary's Church, Nottingham Styles

28 Jul 2017

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Outline the stylistic and technological contexts which influenced the buildings In this patchwork essay I will be outlining the stylistic and technological context which has influenced my chosen buildings, which is the Adam's Building and St Marys Church in Nottingham. The Adam's Building dates back to the 10th July 1855 has been the largest building in the Lace market district of Nottingham City centre. When ...

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Overview of Architect Morris Lapidus

28 Jul 2017

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Morris Lapidus was one of the most important architects of the 20st century, not because of what he built but because of the way he thought and his willingness to break rules. His architecture manifested both popular culture and the collective unconscious. Through his designs- synaggogues and large-scale housing as well as the famous shops and glamorous hotels-he had a powerful way of enhancing an ...

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Performance Evaluation Model with AHP

28 Jul 2017

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Tourism management efficiency maximization model AHP and Grey Theory Analysis Keywords: AHP, gray theory, tourism management efficiency, maximization model, modeling, analysis. Abstract. In this paper, we build housing performance evaluation model with AHP to determine the index system of residential properties. And further judgment matrix to determine the weight of each index. At the same time according to the weight of each index, combined with gray ...

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The Works of Liam McCormick's Architecture

28 Jul 2017

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         Fig 1 Photograph: St Aengus, Burt ________________ Word Count: 2,439 Liam McCormick is one of the most recognised architects in modern Irish church architecture. He has introduced design principles in his buildings, which were not only innovative and unique, but were somewhat radical in Ireland at that time. One of the most famous churches that he designed was St. Aengus' Church, Burt ...

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Concepts in Architecture: Post Structuralism, Phenomenology

28 Jul 2017

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1. Post-structuralism Post-structuralism is a progression of earlier movement resulted by the work of a Swiss linguist, Ferdinand De Saussure in the 1910s and 1920s called Structuralism. The latter was influenced by semiotics (a study of signs). According to Saussure, a language is a system of signs made up of a 'signifier' (an acoustic-image) and a 'signified' (a concept).[1] Structuralism is understood as how the ...

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Origin and Development of Healthcare Architecture

28 Jul 2017

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Chapter 1: Healthcare Architecture History that Time Forgot To trace back the history of healthcare and hospitals were unknown as there were many evidences of origination for earliest hospitals across different continent, and all historical healthcare serve under as religious influenced. Physicians back than consists of religious figure from gods and witch doctor to monks and priest. Around 430BC, temples in Athens were dedicated to ...

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Performance Based Legislation and Building Control System

28 Jul 2017

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  Building regulatory control systems: The regulatory control system is also known by the terms, Building regulations, code or control. It can be called the bible of construction which contains the regulations and specifications for the construction standards. Abiding by these codes enables the builders to attain a permission from a certain concerned council. In a gist this regulatory control systems takes into special account ...

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Development of Sustainable Dwelling in Wales

28 Jul 2017

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 This study focuses on the development of a sustainable retrofit plan for a typical dwelling in Wales. There are two parts that have been discussed in this report. The first section is a full development plan to reduce the fuel cost with a budget of £30K and the second is a calculation of carbon footprint of a building element (wall insulation materials). The project was ...

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Architectural Style of the Rockefeller Tower

28 Jul 2017

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Abstract Skyscraper is a vertical small town rising in the sky with thousands of people who work in. And hundreds of thousands more who experience it and subrogate every day. According to (Renzo Piano 2000) tall buildings are firm and cocky symbols of power and ego. The Rockefeller had almost the same approach as Piano 90 years ago. John D Rockefeller had a vision to ...

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Listed Building Consent Report: Keepers Lodge

28 Jul 2017

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  Listed Building Consent Application Word Count: 4440 (Footnotes and Bibliography included: 4825) Keepers Lodge - Canterbury Road, Denton with Wootton, Kent, CT4 6QZ Listed Building Consent Application - Assessment Contents Introduction Information and Background Purpose of the study - Listed Buildings Legislative Background Significant Findings Significant Issues Historical Background and Heritage 2.0 Historical Context, ...

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Light in Interior Architecture

28 Jul 2017

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  Architecture and space are always defined by light. "Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of masses brought together in the light and our eyes are made to see forms in light", said Le Corbusier. (Curtis, 1987) light become more important part of the interior architecture. Le Corbusier thinks the characteristic features of architectural spaces only come to life with light and there ...

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Classical Greece: The Parthenon

28 Jul 2017

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The era that one lives in is very advanced technologically and economically, yet nothing can surpass the creations that the Greeks built. When one thinks about ancient times we visualize uncivilized people who could never accomplish such great things as we have done when in reality it is us that could never accomplish what they did. There are many accomplishments that are associated with Classical ...

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Analysis of Roman Architecture

28 Jul 2017

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Ancient Rome is well recognised for its potential to produce large, dense and complex network of infrastructure ranging from roads, aqueducts, bridges, baths, and temples. The Romans were impressive builders and some of the structures built by the Romans that still stand up to this day exhibit this. Large infrastructure was one of the fundamental aspects that allowed the Roman Empire to maintain its expansive ...

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Alvaro Siza Architecture Analysis

28 Jul 2017

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In this essay, I will be looking thoroughly into Alvaro Siza's projects, who became a well know Modernist architect during the 20th century in Europe. I will be discussing the range of influences that Alvaro Siza had studied and how they had influenced his projects. I will also complement this with a reflection on how Alvaro Siza's work engages with the surrounding. Alvaro Siza, was ...

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Is Urban Densification Sustainable for Urban Cities?

28 Jul 2017

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Urban Densification: Is it really the solution for sustainable cities?   Architecture: The Tool for Crime Control Figure 1." The design of buildings and the arrangement of streets, public spaces and green areas might reduce crime rates" - The Parque Explora, Medellin, Colombia (American Society of Landscape Architects 2014). The worldwide concern about population growth and rapid urbanisation in many cities around the world ...

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Why I Want to Become an Architect

28 Jul 2017

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  It takes a lot of work to be accomplished in any field of work. If you want to be an architect you need to graduate high school and get a bachelor's degree. A Bachelor of Architecture usually takes about 5 years to get. You need to pass all your classes and do your best work. If you get a pre-professional bachelor's degree in architecture ...

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Living Building Challenge & BREEAM: Non-Residential Building

28 Jul 2017

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Rethinking the Application of the Living Building Challenge & BREEAM for Non-Residential Buildings in the UK Building certification and assessment has been in spotlight since the rise of the concept of sustainable development, the need to improve building performance and reduce our consumption. Growing from a shared ideology of Jason F.Mclennan's team, to create a utopian idea, the Living Building. One that has high potential ...

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Earthquake Resistant Vernacular Architecture

28 Jul 2017

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The role of Earthquake Resistant Vernacular Architecture in Kashmir Introduction Vernacular architecture is the response from a community or a group of person's needs in regards to the built environment using locally available resources. It is tailored to the climatic, geographic, sociological and aesthetic needs of specific localities and emulates local traditions. As it usually a community based activity without qualified architects, the ...

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Baroque Architecture Characteristics

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Keywords: baroque architecture style, baroque architecture features Introduction The Baroque period took the humanist Roman view of Renaissance architecture and showed it in a new rhetorical, theatrical and sculptural fashion they expressed the triumph of absolutist church and state. The main view of Baroque architecture was more concerned about color, light and shade, sculptural values and intensity which could be seen in its characteristics. Baroque is defined ...

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Rationalism in Architecture

23 Feb 2017 05 Jul 2017

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Introduction Rationalism began as a 17th century ideology that led to the Enlightenment, a period in history where reason was the primary instrument for justifying and understanding the “howsâ€Â and “whysâ€Â of things and circumstances. The Enlightenment was a time where concrete evidence through scientific research flourished and Rationalism influenced all field of endeavors and even simple daily tasks.[1] In layman terms, to be rational is to ...

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Legal Issues in Housing Development

03 Oct 2016 04 Jul 2017

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Architectural & BIM Technology Table of Contents Executive Summary 1.0 Introduction 2.0 St Johns College & Respond housing Development 3.0 Evaluation of Legal issues 4.0 Conservation & Protected structures 5.0 Duty of Care 6.0 Scope of Works 7.0 Boundary Disputes 8.0 Reflective Learning Bibliography Table of Cases Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 Hymany [Pontoon] Ltd -v- Galkil Ltd t/a Impact Developments IEHC 188 Dempsey ...

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The Manhattan Transcripts by Bernard Tschum

23 Mar 2015 12 Jun 2017

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Keywords: manhattan transcripts explained, manhatton transcripts analysis The Manhattan Transcripts proposed to show an architectural understanding of reality. Each point Tschumi aims to get across, is made through a series of three square panels, where photographs direct the action, plans, sections, etc. reveal the architectural construct, and diagrams indicate the movements of the main characters. "The Transcripts are first and foremost a device with their explicit purpose ...

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Modernisme in de architectuur

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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Inleiding Het modernisme in de architectuur, dat zijn ontstaan vond rond de jaren '20 van vorige eeuw, maakt vandaag de dag duidelijk deel uit van de architectuurgeschiedenis en is op deze manier deel van de traditie die zich onbewust voortzet in ons denken over architectuur. De kerngedachte van het modernisme is echter samen met zijn grootste pionier, Le Corbusier, gestorven. Het modernisme is een belangrijke inspiratiebron geweest ...

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Technology: Modern day Architecture and Design

03 Oct 2016 18 May 2017

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Effects of Technology on Modern day Architecture and Design Architecture has revolutionized and changed in the twenty-first century compared to the nineteen century due to technology. Even though many factors have played major roles in the changing of architecture, technology has played the most important role for architectural change. Architecture and technology will be two terms that will be used throughout this paper. According to ...

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Timber frame and masonry construction

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Modern construction comes in many forms, from traditional masonry, to precast concrete, to steel, and in recent times timber frame construction.Timber frame and masonry construction are very similar looking buildings. Over the last thirty years in Ireland the main type used in domestic dwelling was masonry construction which consists of block inner leaf, cavity, insulation and a block outer leaf, externally finished normally with a brick or ...

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Burj Khalifa: The World's Tallest Building

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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On 4th of January, 2010, Dubai, where there was only wind-blown litter a generation ago, witnessed the opening ceremony of the world's tallest building,"Burj Khalifa". A brilliant work of art with difficult structural problems took 1,325 days to completion since the start of the excavation work in January,2004. "Burj Khalifa" has returned the name of the "World's Tallest Structure" back to the Middle-Eastern structures where the Great ...

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The development of urbanization

23 Mar 2015 15 May 2017

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Introduction Thesis statement and Purpose statement Nowadays, the development of urbanization, which causes concentrated human population and habitat in small areas, has occurred at a very quick pace. Urban standard of living has risen roughly on the basis of technical innovations and changes in social structure. However, at the same time, there is a widespread concern about unsustainable city development and infrastructure due to the inequality between ...

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Gaudi's creative vision

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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Introduction In order to appreciate Antoni Gaudi's creative vision we must look at the context in which he worked. It seems that previous studies of Gaudi have not researched extensively into placing him within this cultural context; and have rather preferred to outline him as a lonely reclusive figure or concentrated on his elaborate architectural forms. This dissertation will explore whether political, social and economic developments in ...

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Water in architecture and spaces

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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The paper focuses on how the presence of water – either as a feature or a function – enriches the design of public buildings, and how this relationship is perceived through sensory human experience. Four case studies are used. Case study one is the Roman bath complex at Bath, Avon; case study two is an early Modernist design of a glass pavilion by Bruno Taut; case study ...

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Timber frame construction

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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Introduction Modern construction comes in many forms, from traditional masonry, to precast concrete, to steel, and in recent times timber frame construction. Timber frame and masonry construction are very similar looking buildings. Over the last thirty years in Ireland the main type used in domestic dwelling was masonry construction which consists of block inner leaf, cavity, insulation and a block outer leaf, externally finished normally with a ...

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Design Of The Tomba Brion Vega

23 Mar 2015 08 May 2017

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In my study I intend to explain carlo scarpas thinking in his design of the Tomba brion vega, his most visited work and analyse the design of each element individually and as a whole. It is a site of elegance and poetry and epitomises Carlo Scarpas use of architecture to produce meaning and feeling. Carlo Scarpa himself describes the tomb as a pathway (Un'ora con Carlo Scarpa ...

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Case Study: Architect Muhammad Rafiq Azam

03 Oct 2016 05 May 2017

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Tables of Contents: Introduction………………………………………………………………………………3 Analysis………………………………………………………………………..…………3 Climatic condition……………………………………………………………..3-4 Architectural theory………………………………………………...…………4-5 Clients……………………………………………………………………….…5-6 Culture…………………………………………………………………………..6 Materials………………………………………………………………….……6-7 Discussion……………………………………………………………………………..7-8 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………….……9 References……………………………………………………………………………..10 Book resources Internet resources Introduction: The purpose of indicting this particular essay is to understand architecture via language especially in term of vocabulary, grammatical structure; both physical and intellectual. Through certain arrangement, it carries message and communicates meanings. Rafiq Azam had been chosen ...

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Hindu Temple Architecture in Taj Mahal

03 Oct 2016 05 May 2017

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Chapter 2 Traces of Hindu Temple Architecture in Taj Mahal As mentioned earlier in the previous chapter that many critics have found Urdu traces and Taj building is a symbolical representation of Mughal monument only. But Professor P.N. Oak challenges such ideas and brings out a critique that the Taj Mahal is actually a Hindu Temple of Lord Shiva (Tejo-Mahalaya). As P.N Oak also theorizes that ...

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The concept of the Eco-City

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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The next new wave in city planning is "Eco-City" in response to global climate changes crisis. It is a relatively new concept, combining together ideas from several disciplines such as urban design, urban planning, transportation, health, housing, energy, economic development, natural habitats, public participation, and social justice (Register 1994). In simple word, Eco-city is settlement where it allows the citizen to live and work using minimum resources. ...

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Life And Work Of Frank Gehrys

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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Many of Frank Gehry's early works reflect a refined manipulation of shapes and structures, whereby many of his buildings present distorted shapes or apparent structures. From the Guggenheim museum to the Walt Disney concert hall, Frank Gehry's architecture is close to none. He cleverly plays with shapes and geometries. In this essay, I shall start with a brief analysis of Gehry's house and the influences in the ...

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Risk-taking during childhood play

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Introduction to the proposed study area The aim of this dissertation is to focus on the question of the nature of risk around children's play. What risks are the kinds of risks children prefer? How these risks are tolerated and coped with. What is meant by risky play the thrilling and exciting form of play which involves the chance of physical injury. This type of play can ...

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Leon Battista Alberti

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Discuss Alberti's treatise on Architecture in relation to San Andrea in Mantua. In particular, discuss the role of humanistic philosophy in his work giving careful attention to the question of proportion Leon Battista Alberti (1404-72) was a true 'Renaissance' man. He was a gifted playwright, mathematician and sportsman trained in Law. As the person in charge of the constructions commanded by the Pope, he had the occasion ...

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How Technology Changed The Making Process

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Consider for a moment the argument of good vs. evil. Neither can seem ably exist alone, without the other surfacing or breaking the mould at one time or another. Now consider the historical friction between the arts & crafts era of design and today's computer aided 'magnificence'. As soon as design aids such as AutoCAD, and laser cutters were created, people began to argue for the loss ...

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The relationship between nature and architecture

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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What has landscape architecture and industrialized society to learn from indigenous cultures and their symbiotic relationships with nature? ‘Despite nature’s many earlier warnings, the pollution and destruction of the natural environment has gone on, intensively and extensively, without awakening a sufficient reaction; it is only during the last century that any systematic effort has been made to determine what constitutes a balanced and self-renewing environment, containing all ...

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Work Of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), a German-born architect is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture, responsible for establishing and popularizing a new architectural style in the U.S. Mies left Germany in 1938 to head the Armour Institute, which later became the Illinois Institute of Technology. His design of the Main Campus and of other important buildings, such as the apartment towers ...

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