Bachelor of Architecture

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  • How Is Nick Different From The Other Guests At Gatsby's Party

    1. What I find most crucial in the plot is chapter 1 is the setting. Nick describes his home compared to Tom’s and Gatsby’s mansions. I think that someone who isn't as rich as Tom or Gatsby puts a nice perspective on a more normal look at the two situations. 2. At the beginning of the book, Nick describes himself as the only honest person he knows. He also describes himself as vert literary. He also describes himself as someone who doesn't pass judgement on people. 3. Nick describes Tom as…

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  • Comparing Michel Foucault's 'Space, Knowledge, And Power'

    only meant to say that in the eighteenth-century one sees the development of reflection upon architecture as a function of the aims and techniques of the government of societies”(Michel Foucault,296). It is a narration of architectural idea that was affected by liberalism in the eighteenth century. When I compare the Michel Foucault “Space, Knowledge, and Power” and Mark Wigley “Deconstructive Architecture,”they indicate some differences for philosophy concept and architectural idea. The Michel…

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  • Advantages Of Irrational Tectonic

    Joints is a key for tectonic, tectonic is a key for construction. The idea of architecture design in this exhibition will be different. Comparing to typical design strategies, which means analysis programs need or volume operation, this exhibition starting from smallest component, joint, to face the architectural discourse. How to apply or face the joints of architecture will show the difference attitude we face to our spacial design. Tectonic is a way to connect components, is a kind of…

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  • The Death And Life Of Great American Cities Analysis

    As an activist, a thinker, and a writer, Jane Jacob observed patterns in the way cities were constructed in both physical and social aspects of their environments. For the first time in American history, a fresh and innovative, at the time radical, movement sprung up due to the observations and claims that Jacobs proposed in her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities. During the 1950’s, modernism had already become an established (and universally accepted) ethos in American city…

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  • Construction Week Model

    THE RISE OF UK CONSTRUCTION WEEK UK Construction Week was designed to be influential and challenge the industry from its very inception. Now, shortlisted ‘Best Launch Of The Year’ and ‘Best Team Of The Year’ for the PPA Connect Awards, having already won the ‘AEO Best Trade Show Launch’; it attracted a record number of visitors in its second edition and is showing no signs of slowing down. Launched in October 2015, UK Construction Week just realised its second edition attracting more than 30…

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  • Monuments Modernism And The Public Space Analysis

    In the text titled "Monuments, Modernism and the Public Space" authors Pam Meecham and Julie Sheldon explore how urbinisation affected monuments especially when they were used to beautify and signify an entire city's identity or history. In this text there are two main focal points in which the authors expand on and a look into todays monuments status. They firstly focus on how contrasting message-wise the socialist and democratic monuments are, even though they appear to be similar in form and…

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  • Gloria Chair Analysis

    Bar, 2017 Straw and wood are natural materials that reinforce the Brazilianness in the piece besides being a timeless desire. The bar has a brach-shaped structure, signature of the designer, working as a pictorial language that refers to sustainability and nature, factors that contribute to the construction and maintenance of the values of Paulo Alves' pieces. Gloria chair, 2009 The design of the Gloria chair comes from the premises of minimalism, clean and abstract features, free from any…

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  • Traditional Procurement Methods: Tradewinds Corporations Berhad Build

    4.0 Critics of Case Study 4.1 Traditional Procurement Methods Traditional System is otherwise as Design-Bid-Build (DBB). It is most common use in the construction industry. With the option given, the client appoints an architect to prepare a brief, a scheme outlines and working drawings, and to welcome tenders and control the venture however issuing guidelines, inspecting the work under construction and preparing certificates for payment. In another word, client requirement need to be prepared…

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  • Vitruvius And Le Corbusier's Views Of Humans, Body And Building

    does this proportion come from? Nature of course, but it’s a specific part of nature that humans relate harmony and proportion to: the human body. Vitruvius was the first person to publish his ideas on the relationship between human proportion and architecture. His Vitruvian man is the “ideal human figure” to which all system of proportions must follow. Le Corbusier picked up on Vitruvius’s ideas on human proportion. However, Le Corbusier wanted something more concrete, more of a guide book for…

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  • My Importance Of Architecture

    The excellence of architecture is that it has the potential to move, while it stands still. I look for advancement and appreciation, the chance to make architecture move individuals. I believe architecture is an ability as well as a blend of combination of creativity and imagination. The world of design is exciting, especially in a developing global society. Architecture is not just the study of structure, but more importantly, the study of people. All architecture becomes a part of city…

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