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    CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 2. TECHNICAL, SOCIAL, POLITICAL EFFECT ON PROJECT PERFORMANCE IN SINGAPORE CONTEXT 3. ANALYSIS AND RESULTS 4. CONCLUSION 5. REFERENCES INTRODUCTION High-rise, high-density living has been embraced as a positive accommodation solution for many millions of people living in Singapore. This assignment outlines a defective of high-rese building in Singapore. Singapore, whose land area is around 660 km2, it is one of the most high-densely populated city. In the 2001 review of the Concept Plan, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore (URA) has estimated that Singapore would have a projected population of 5.5 million by 2040. This translates into 800,000 more homes or 6,400 ha of land…

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    most popular social hubs at Rittenhouse Square. Many residents get together in lobby at 3pm, sitting there and talking with each other. The mailbox room in the second floor is another popular social center. A huge window is above the front entry door, introducing much sunlight to the lobby and allowing very nice daylight condition in the lobby. The handrails of the stairs leading people from lobby to the second floor are made of wood and can give people soft feeling. In the second floor, the…

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    The Big Move After what felt like a lifetime of planning, our family was finally making the big move from New York to Texas. The house we lived in was my childhood home and my husband and I shared it for fifteen years together. This was not going to be an easy task. Our first hurdle was preparing for this huge adventure. Secondly, we needed to drive both cars down. That meant that we would not have the other person to take over driving when our eyelids became as heavy as weights over our…

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    Ben Wheatley's High-Rise

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    As an unconditional admirer of Ben Wheatley’s work, I must admit I was expecting slightly more from “High-Rise”, an impractical adaptation of J.G Ballard’s 1975 novel of the same name. However, I'm not disappointed either because I enjoyed the bizarre, lustful, surreal, and psychedelic tones that the film has to offer, in addition to a mordant humor, which is already a staple in Mr. Wheatley’s projects (“Sightseers”, “A Field in England”). Set in a dystopian near future that is evocative of the…

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    In the historical narrative about drone warfare by Andrew Cockburn, entitled Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, it seems that technology can do no good. Not only does the military grade machinery never seem to live up to its ideal, but it appears that system failure is an all too common occurrence. Though technological advances may give the impression of moving forward in life and creating a better tomorrow, it also creates a sort of communication barrier between human beings.…

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    Bella Calcara Mr. Balistreri Research Paper 15 September 2017 Ernest Hemingway Although Ernest Hemingway might be an older author, he has written some classic novels, such as For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea. This American short story writer and novelist was around years ago. Born in 1899, Ernest was raised by his parents, Clarence and Grace Hemingway. Growing up, Ernest and his parents loved to spend time away from their home in Chicago, Illinois. The family owned a cabin…

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    Ernest Hemingway’s, The Sun Also Rises, describes narrator Jake Barnes’ journey from Paris to Pamplona with the company of old friends and expatriates. Throughout the novel, Hemingway depicts an association of several thematic ideas, especially the connection between gender roles and its destructive effect on relationships. Hemingway suggests through the use of dialogue and characterization the reversal of gender roles creates superficial relationships between characters of the novel, using sex…

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    death in his works and creating characters with a need to possess courage ("Hemingway's Short Stories." Ernest Hemingway Biography Web). His first heartbreak inspired the character Catherine Berkley in A Farewell to Arms, a novel Hemingway would later write based on his time in Italy during World War I. Majority of Hemingway’s novels and short stories are based on his own life (Yannuzzi 27). After the war, Ernest felt lost and moved to Paris along with many other prominent authors such as F.…

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    Ernest Hemingway, a prominent figure in the American modern literature, has an outstanding writing style and a verification of that is the literature Nobel Prize he won in 1954. His writing career as a journalist has strongly influenced his novels and short stories. The telegraphic and minimalistic technique of writing combined with the powerful presence of nature and his iceberg theory have distinguished him from other authors of the time like F.S.Fitzgerald. “The Short Happy Life of Francis…

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    Feminizing the Masculine Identity: Losing the Man Card The meaning of ideas can change over time, with the differing values of each generation. Which makes Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises a timeless classic with its relatable content and characters. The novel does not go into many details, thus leaving many parts of it to interpretation. We know the novel begins in the middle of a normal life after war. However, we also know that in a way this novel represents Hemingway’s life and experiences.…

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