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    Ever adored that beautiful home the neighbor sleeps in or that astonishing mansion that is owned by some famous artist or actress. Or a college most students like to attend to because it’s such a big and incredible place to be. Well it takes one person to use all their imagination and all sorts of abilities to design those buildings, schools or homes that catch everyone’s attention. Well that one person happens to become an architect. An architect is the one responsible for the remarkable places, they’re the ones who designed the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Empire State building, Sydney Opera House, or the best one of all, the Burj Al Arab Hotel. All these amazing buildings were designed by architects, and man, don’t they get paid for it. Homes that families live in, schools students learn in, malls people shop in, etc., architects are the fantastic Einstein for these unbearable buildings and famous sites in the world, but revealing the educational requirements, travel opportunities, job advancements and salary will want to make anyone become an…

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    Dubai Marina, is surrounded by many industrial high-rise buildings. Running right through the middle of the buildings, is a body of water, the marina. I was fascinated by how close the buildings were built to the Persian gulf, they were build right on the coast. In addition, I visited the Palm Jumeirah archipelago. The Palm Jumeirah archipelago, is a group of islands that are close together. The interesting thing about these islands, was that they were built on as if they were roads. The…

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    Hong Kai Case Study

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    It locates in the heart of bustling area of Dubai-the Dubai Mall. This building is the city symbol in Dubai, I still remember it showed in the movie of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Tom Cruise climbed in the tower and amazed me once. For a perfect extreme high class hotel, Atlantis will be the one and only choice, also known as The Palm Hotel, is an award-winning and world cuisine restaurant, which also has advanced facilities and water park. Also a called "Lost Space" artificial…

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    The Physics Of Skyscrapers

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    Skyscraper is defined as a very tall building and has many floors. The first word “skyscraper” was used during 1880s a while after the first skyscrapers were built in the United States. Then the development of skyscrapers came as a result of several technological and social developments. The word skyscraper first applied to buildings of 10 to 20 floors, But about 20th century the word was used to describe high-rise buildings of unusual height usually greater than 40 or 50 stories.…

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    Lafayette Park Case Study

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    1.0 Introduction This project deserves more recognition. As the first masterpiece of city revival plan, pull the Fiat Park residential area can be said which do not cross the advertised role for the development of city residence, built in the 50 years after the house into an indelible vitality also to the area of city development. It is the largest collection of buildings designed by Mies Van der Rohe in the world. Lafayette Park is the country's first planned city renewal project and has…

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    They are expected to be able to design buildings that follow all of the zonings laws mandated by their state, according to Jessyca Henderson, who wrote the preface on the AIA’s “Introduction to Codes and Standards”. In the preface she states that, “Architects are typically the responsible design professionals, with a corresponding duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of both building occupants and the public at large.” Henderson continues to explain that the codes are meant for the…

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    Masquerades Film Analysis

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    The movie “Masquerades” gives a different, more comical perspective to the notion of Arab love and marriage. The main character of the movie, Mounir, struggles to find a suitable husband for his sister who suffers from Narcolepsy. Mounir gets himself and his family into a jam when the town begins to think Rym, his sister, has found a fiance in a rich,famous foreign man. The story follows Mounir and his family as they struggle to keep the secret of the fake suitor and the movie ends with Rym…

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    Arabic Family And Culture

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    social industrialization and modernization. Unlike Arab Americans tradition and family are the face of the elderly, within the European American culture the elderly is no long held as influencers, power, and respect which carried heavily a long time ago. Although changes have occurred quickly, not all change are good. The younger generations benefit greatly from the change but they are living a shorter life span. In fact, with the ground work of modern society the elderly are living longer,…

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    Cultural Interview Essay

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    For this assignment, we were tasked with interviewing people from different backgrounds. As a person of Arab descent, I tried to find two people with vastly different ethnic backgrounds. The first person I interviewed was a fellow student from University. The student is a male, and his background is Irish and English. The student is an American, but his grandparents had migrated from Ireland over 80 years ago. The second person I interviewed was my neighbor. My neighbor is an American as well,…

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    Understanding Culture

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    Understanding that cognitive responses are not interchangeable is important. Only through studying and working with Arabs has the United States made headway in cultural interaction. Understanding of one’s own culture is always developed through interaction with others (Miu, 2005). Identifying cultural variables in an area of operation helps show Soldiers how they can do their jobs effectively (Onal, 2012). Based on culture, decisions can be made by an authoritative figure or the individual. What…

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