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  • Perception In Architecture

    What is an Architect from Deamer and Carrio Perception? What is an architect? Throughout the years, the architecture profession has been questioned. Many theorists have debated the functionality and point of views of different forms in regard to this question. These perceptions of the architect are still being written at the present moment. As statements keep appearing, more meanings are perceived and read on a global scale. It is still unclear who has the correct solution or whether it might…

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  • Analysis Of Intelligent Architecture: The Fountainhead By Ayn Rand

    Intelligent Architecture In her book The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand portrays the protagonist, Howard Roark, as an individualistic young architect who chooses to struggle in unimportance rather than compromise his artistic and personal vision. The book follows his fight to practice what the public sees as modern architecture, which he considers to be superior, despite an establishment focused on tradition-worship. In the book Architecture's New Media: Principles, Theories, and Methods of…

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  • Cold Formed Steel Section Analysis

    Abstract Cold-formed steel section (CFSS) is a civil engineering material that still and always in ongoing research for utilising in building or construction works. The advantage of the CFSS is becoming so interesting in selecting it as a roof truss system and purlins. For having the roof truss system with stable and safe condition, the study of the truss member is carried out by using the cut-curving channel section. Before the cold-formed steel section has been curved, the process of curving…

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  • Kant's Concept Of Beauty And Art

    Aesthetics as a study of beauty has been the keystone for development of art and architecture, which cuts across philosophical, tactile, intuitive, mathematical and socio-cultural realms. The subjectivity of which, has given rise to innumerable attempts to quantify, measure and theorize aesthetics in art and architecture. To comprehend aesthetics, one needs to understand the changing definition of beauty. Definition of beauty has had cultural variations in the development of human civilization.…

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  • Northwest Corner Building Analysis

    of the Northwest Corner Building was already taken by the Gymnasium, a huge column free space which used to hold basketball races and indoor ceremonies instead of a vacant lot in the campus. This put a really serious problem on the table, how can architect constructing a new building above the gym without penetrating the existing structure and affecting the function of the gym above? Moneo give us a perfect solution by using diagonal cross-bracing at the perimeter. An enormous steel truss forms…

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  • The Use Of Symbolism, And Similes

    All building start with a foundation. The quality of a building always depends on its foundation. The same principle can be applied to life: A person’s character is shaped by their beginning. In Randall Williams' “Daddy Tucked the Blanket,” Sandra Cisneros’ “Salvador Late or Early,” and Sandra Cisneros’ “Eleven” both authors use symbolism, imagery, and similes in order to argue that a person’s character is largely shaped by the experiences that they face. Through the use of symbolism, both of…

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  • Architectural Beauty Debate

    and beauty ”. Another renowned architect Albertii also defined three main factors: firmitas, utilitas and venustas (robustness, utility and beauty). So we could confirm that the beauty is a widely accepted requisite element of architecture. In terms of the beauty, most of the time it is related to visual appearance consist of symmetry, proportion, material, and execution of the construction. There was a long-term debate about symmetry and proportion among architects. The representatives are…

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  • Analysis Of The Architecture Profession

    What is the architect? Throughout the years, the architecture profession has been seen to be questioned. Many theorist have debated the functionality that is perceived in different forms. These perceptions of the architect are still being written at the present moment. These statements refer to a meaning that is perceived and read in a global scale. Yet, it is still clear who has the correct solution. This paper will look into two present writers that examines the form of the architect within…

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  • Truss Construction Shop Case Analysis

    Known for specializing in innovative construction, the Truss Construction Shop has invested heavily in engineering technology that reduces the costs of their products. In addition to specializing in innovative construction, Truss Construction Shop also manufactures low cost houses that are sold primarily in overseas markets. Being a leader in innovation, Truss Construction Shop is always looking for new ways in engineering to improve productivity and reduce company costs. During one of the…

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  • Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Timber Houses

    Timber has been used as a commodity to build homes since times immemorial. Even now, the craze for timbered homes has not diminished at all. Many people across the world love timber. Thus, they have a desire to build a timber house for themselves. Style, comfort and protection are what can be guaranteed to dwellers of timber houses. Style because of the various architectural designs which can be achieved from timber, comfort because they provide thermal insulation such that dwellers can feel…

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