Fisher Building

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  • Air Conditioning

    but the main intention of the former is not to place it on a window. Wall air conditioners are placed directly within the wall of the building. Well, if you already have an air conditioning unit at your home, no worries! The only difference between the wall air conditioner and the central air conditioner is that the former can be mounted to the wall of the building. It also comes with a remote control for controlling the operation. This air conditioning system makes use of outdoor air to aid…

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  • Analysis Of Maurizio Cattelan's Essay 'Him'

    The image chosen for this essay is “Him” by Maurizio Cattelan. There are two images that shows the sculpture’s back and front. On the other hand, the other image depicting the placement of the sculpture portrays the actual meaning behind the creation of the sculpture. Typically, an individual will initially approach that sculpture thinking it is a innocent boy kneeling down, possibly praying or asking for forgiveness. This is expressed by the boy’s posture and arching of the back. But, the…

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  • Ideal School Research Paper

    If you were asked to build the ideal school, what features would you include and why? It would be amazing if I was asked to build and design the ideal school. It would most likely be a high school. In the school I would put features that I think kids would like. I want to put features that kids will like because as a student you hear all kinds of things that students say they would want in a school. I would build it two stories tall, seperate it in wings, have a two story tall libary and gym,…

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  • Recovering Utopian Coleman Analysis

    My response to Recovering Utopia by Nathanial Coleman from the Journal of Architectural Education. This article is an intellectual article that works towards defining utopia in regard to architecture and city planning. It includes explanations that make up the dangers and realistic ideals that come along with trying to create utopia in architecture or a utopian city. Coleman describes what makes up utopia in architecture which include as he describes four elements: “social and political content;…

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  • Qantas House History

    iconic building of Post-War International Style in Sydney. This masterpiece was designed in 1950, and completed in 1957, by an architect called Felix Tavener of Rudder Littlemore & Rudder, Architects. According to NSW Environment & Heritage, Qantas House is a representative building of the latest technology and urbanised design in Sydney which also showed the ‘moderate’ transitional aspects of 1930s European modernism. It is also a main defining urban space of Chifley Square2. This building is…

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  • Case Study: A Letter To Mr. Lensherr

    corporate CEO and maximize a return on investment towards a new structure. In addition to creating an innovative structure, our design directors believe that our projects should be both aesthetically and elegantly pleasing to all residing within the building. As a design director, they are responsible for the concept design and project development. Secondly, our studio directors implement and oversee the construction and promote efficient staff utilization. They are also responsible for…

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  • Albin O. Kuhn Library Case Study

    Location of the Facility The Albin O. Kuhn Library (AOK) and Gallery can be found on the campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). UMBC, an honors college, is located at 1000 Hilltop Circle in Baltimore County, mostly in the community of Catonsville. Spanning across over 500 acres of land, UMBC is three miles outside the Baltimore City limits and is surrounded by BWI Airport, Amtrak train station, bus lines, business, restaurants and other conveniences. The library is…

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  • Cad Das Canoas Analysis

    Casa das Canoas, is a wonderful product of Niemeyer's experience, promotes freedom, modernism, and indulgence in all its aspect. The representation of the building is provided by big concrete slabs, and a hiding away for a little floor. The curved shapes of the hill which match its curvilinear roof slabs and the rich forest that surrounds the house. Its roof is braced on thin steel pillars, this way it will not need the walls to supported it. The feeling of complete freedom is achieved on the…

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  • Case Study Of Front Desk: Security Plan

    Supervisor’s Office & Pine Ridge Ranger District Front Desk - Security Plan I. General Operations – This plan is to guide front desk personnel in the handling of emergency situations that could present a safety threat to them or others in the building. All situations are different and require calm, quick thoughts, and pre-planned emergency responses. • All front desk personnel will receive annual refresher training with practice drills to include radio use, phone use, paging system,…

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  • Beach House Research Paper

    When we think of Beach House, specific words come to mind. Words like open space, seaside inspired colours, airy fabrics and oversized cushions is associated with what we think they look like. As with many decorating styles this sprang from practicality. Originating from the Atlantic coast, these homes took advantage of the climate with ample windows and sturdy woods to withstand sandy feet and salty air. Coastal life is comfortable, relaxed and unfussy, and interiors in this style reflect…

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