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    It showed how far architecture have come. In the case of Paul Scheerbart and Bruno Taut’s Glass utopia, it was successful. Something that people thought to be joke during that time became one of the most use architecture style and elements in building today. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City was considered a dystopia during that period and would still be considered a dystopia today. The idea of giving one acre of land to each family would not have work since there is a limited amount of land and land is too expensive for the government to give them away for free. However, his idea of people becoming dependent of technology such as telephones and automobiles was interesting as it has become a reality for us. Wright’s idea of prefabricated housing have also become a reality for us since we precast and prefabricate most elements in constructing a building. It was interesting looking back into the past where people felt that these ideas and vision would never be realised and looking in the present this ideas and vision as integrated…

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    redistributing his city with an emphasis on the center of the city and on the complete other end of the spectrum Frank Lloyd Wright was eliminating the city center completely. Broadacre City was detailed in Wright’s 1932 book The Disappearing City. The book was called the disappearing city because Wright believed he was living in a time when the great urban centers ceased to exist anymore (Fishman 122). Broadacre City is an expansive city with no core, an endless suburbia. It is a new kind of…

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    The world has been constantly changing over and over from one period to another, new ideas was conceived that lead us to better living. Modernist and Modern Architects were concerned with creating a Utopian City, and therefore a Utopian society. The idea they used to create a utopian city is not completely impossible. Along with advances in technology and while the technique was possible, they will maybe realize the utopian idea in the far future. The idea and concept of creating a utopian city…

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    Riverside City Case Study

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    Riverside, CA—General Plan Analysis and 30-Year Strategy Context Riverside City is located in Southern California. It was founded during the mission days under Spanish rule in the early 1800s, when ranchos (land grands) were offered to citizens of high standing. The downtown design was a grid iron pattern borrowed from the design of downtown Philadelphia . The city benefitted from the “second gold rush” of California; navel oranges were a cash crop in the area. The citrus industry assisted in…

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    education as a way of using the “city as a classroom” and “nature” as well as “integrated social and ecological [system]” (2-5). There are numerous ways to become involved in urban environmental educational projects. Fortunately, “urban environmental education continues to reinvent itself” in many ways (Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab). Used to focus on social-ecological systems, urban environmental education uses many forms of community based practices “such as...streamside…

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    Also, Socrates will try to argue that a city is necessary because humans need to rely on one another in order to accomplish tasks. Socrates begins his argument when he states, “So if you approve, why don’t we start by finding out what sort of thing it is in cities? After that we can make a similar inquiry into the individual, trying to find the likeness of the larger version in the form the smaller takes” (line 369). He first proposes the dissection of a city. First, you must look for justice in…

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    Remote Health Issues

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    The Impact of living in a Remote Area (Isolation) on the Health Outcomes of all Australian Adults 1.0 Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to discuss the impacts of living in a remote area with relation to the physical and mental health of Australian adults. Although there are different types of remote areas such as the outback, rainforest areas, mining and coastal towns – the same quality they all possess is that they live far from any major city (Australian Institute of Health and…

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    Urban Expansion

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    animals. As we moved into the industrial, factories and city centers began being built. There arose a need for adequate living arrangements for the people that worked in the factories and city centers. Urban areas designed to accommodate large numbers of families began to spring up around these factories and city centers. Fast forward to today and we have 78% of the population in North America living in urban areas (Boston University College of Arts & Science, 2012). This figure represents a…

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    Small Town Police Problems

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    When dealing with small town police departments, many issues tend to arise when comparing the problems faced in a small town to an urban environment (Johnson, 2000). Some factors that small-town areas face include budget constraints, response time difficulties, and community relations (Gordner, 2006). These issues greatly affect rural areas due to a high poverty rates, low unemployment, and detrimental funding issues (Gordner, 2006). These problems cause small-town police departments to have…

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    the numbers of population immigrating from rural areas or other cities to Bangkok to work have been increasing as well. This is noticed from the numbers of communities, which are established formally for more than 2,000 communities. The communities are divided according to their locations into 3 areas; Inner City, Urban Fringe and Suburb. 1. The inner city communities are city central and other areas including 21 sections, where the initial communities were formed and also where the historical…

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