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    Case Study: Cal Poly

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    Mustang; Engineering and Agriculture dominate the pages. This shows the lack of focus given to the Architecture program at the time. The next mentions of activity in the Graveyard is on April 3, 1964, in which an article talked of a group of senior architects that built a “Shell House” in Poly Canyon using a fast and cheap alternative to wood. This Shell House played an important role in the popularization of the Graveyard, because come Poly Royal, mentions of it are made again. In the April…

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    Itc Health Club Essay

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    Structural [A head] The structural section in the UBC – ITC Health Club Expansion project contains information primarily associated to providing structural support for the roof system and screen wall. In addition, the foundation plan shows the necessary load bearing construction for supporting these structural items. It is important to understand the details, elevations, section and other drawings to construct the building as intended. General Notes and Abbreviations [B head] The General Notes…

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    Architects ability in determining the design outcome are declining due to their inability to produce detailed design and take the risk in delivering the project. It is said that whoever bear the liability, he will control the project. As the role of architect become insignificant in a project, other professions begin to replace and fill the vacant services. The invasion of the…

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    Architectural influence of the culture does not occur on its own; Architects across the world are always influenced by their culture through their knowledge, skills, behavior, experience earned in their country through their own education system and every education systems is created based on their society needs and through…

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    Tectonics In Architecture

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    Rhythm and syntax are tools of the writer that help to immerse the reader into the text. Without these, the writer is simply putting characters to a page. Hollow, empty thoughts prevail. The architect must consider themselves equal to the writer in their attention to the characters that they use in their work. Gregotti (1983) believes that “the tectonic expression of architecture is capable of enhancing the sensual and intellectual experience…

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    Roof Truss Design

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    The development in the construction industry has made engineers, architects and designers very creative and ambitious in building projects. The designs are becoming innovative and attractive. To achieve this, tremendous amount of weight placed was on materials leading to their inability to bear this significant weight. Consequently, to be able to achieve the structural design and strength engineers developed the truss. Trusses are web-shaped structures that are able to bear tremendous weight.…

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    registration boards require architecture graduates to complete a lengthy paid internship—generally 3 years of experience—before they may sit for the Architect Registration Examination” (Architects: Career, Salary and Education Information,…

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    strong appeal is mainly because of his quest for freedom in architecture. In my point of view, along with the society’s advance, minimalist architects from new generation, for instance, Kazuyo Sejima from Japan, are able to walk further than the functionalism in the past. From her point of view, architecture is a medium for a person…

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    old or young use it in their daily life. A job that uses imagination is an architect. Frank Lloyd Wright was a role model for architects and people in the world interested in his work. His work fascinated others since he was an incredible designer. While designing, most architects use a ton of imagination and creativity. Architects want their building or house to be unique. Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the best architects of all time, changed the way people thought about homes and buildings in…

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    and practical aspects. Design a 1 bedroom eco-lodge. The cliens are a young couple who are environmentally consious and artistic. The area is a rectangular shaped block of 12m x 6m. The design needs to reflect the designs of either a well-known architect or era of architecture. The American Radiator Building (also known as The American Standard Building) was built in Manhattan, New York City in 1924. Being Raymond Hood’s first construction in New York City as well as his last work in Art Deco…

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