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    Monolithic dome is the safest and friendliest building to the environment because it is energy efficient and also because it is easily maintained. The dome owner will save an energy such as 50% charges compared to conventional building. The efficient of materials used in the construction of the building has mot negative impact on the environment because these domes need small place use the less materials which is generally 50% to 75% lees material compared to a square conventional building. Also, Monolithic Company states “ This method of construction cooperate with the new technology of converting solar energy to electrical energy, of geothermal heating and cooling, and of energy-efficient windows makes it possible for new homeowners to be completely comfortable and self-sufficient. At the same time, generating noxious emissions, greenhouse gasses and power outages would be…

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    The Dome of the Rock has a substantial egg molded vault that is principally made of a gold shaded material. The building is octagonal and has exceptionally detailed outlines around the whole outside. The building appears to have an attention on symmetry and repetition. The shading plans and outlines are rehashed around the entire building. The outlines and shapes are fundamentally blue, green, and yellow. The dome has tiles lining it the distance to the point on the top where a little pole…

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    Brunelleschi’s Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce, begun in 1441 in Florence furthers the application of geometric ideals in a chapter house for clergymen. Although not exactly centrally planned due to the additional breadth from flanking barrel vaults, the ordered designs of the primary space and central dome demonstrate Brunelleschi’s ordered design. The chapel’s dome “rests above the center of a rectangular structure,” similar to Hagia Sophia. Its dome is unique from the Old Sacristy in its…

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    A lot of architecture in this modern era reflects that of the past. Ancient Rome specifically had a large influence on the structure of buildings that still stand today. Asheville in particular is a very architecturally interesting city because it hasn 't been completely modernized with tall, straight buildings and has many older buildings still standing even in the center of town. There are many buildings and churches in this little town that reflect past building techniques and styles. One…

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    Finally, with a lot of work done, construction on the dome began, which was rebuilt, and reinforced in 1855, making the dome a massive, almost looming, part of the building, which the book suggests “keeps the building from looking like a cathedral. The Texas Capitol design resulted from a contest, similar to the one the went over for the US Capitol, and was won by a man from Detroit by the name of E.E. Myers. Originally supposed to be made of limestone, the quick discoloration of it led to need…

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    Baroque is a tradition representative of Europe art culture style. This word comes from Portuguese ”BARROCO”, which means pearls that not perfect sphere and in the early time it refers to grotesque shape. In addition, “Baroque” means peculiar, strange, and distortive in Italian. Moreover, “Baroque” in French means messy. In the early Europe, it used to describe the work that "lack of classical balance ", which was originally named that advocate of classical art in seventeenth Century is…

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    large in size but the exterior has little decoration but allows us to see how solid and sturdy this building is. The focus of this building is around the central dome. The central dome is surrounded by half domes on each side and then more half domes. These domes and vast open spaces are part of what makes this church a longitudinal basilica. St. Mark's was built as a result of the Second Golden Age. This church is also quite large and sits on a vast piazza. While Hagia Sophia is simple on the…

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    Soufriere Hills volcano, the composition of the magma and lava in the volcano, other characteristics of the magma and lava, ash production from eruptions, pyroclastic flows, volcanic activity before the 1995 eruption, the 1995 eruption, cyclic activity within the volcano, and potential hazards of the Soufriere Hills volcano. Soufriere Hills volcano is located in the south central part of the British overseas territorial island of Montserrat near the northern end of the Lesser Antilles volcanic…

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    even it was taken with limited light due to setting the sun. Adams visualization together with his different techniques in photography creates realistic photos. Every photo requires right execution to be noticeable. Ansel Adam is very critical when it comes to his photos. For him, even the location where you need to stand will contribute to the quality of the photograph. Choosing the right equipment and being able to apply it on the photo will create a remarkable impact to the viewer. One…

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    Normalcy” was an idea that was favored by many, allowing him to win the presidential election. It was just before his very unusual death in San Franciso, that the public began to learn about the amount of corruption that had infiltrated his administration. This discovery was known as the Harding Administration Scandal and The Teapot Scandal, where Harding’s Secretary of the Interior, Albert Fall, convinced the Secretary of the Navy to transfer over naval oil reserves to the Interior Department,…

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