Lawrence Halprin

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  • French Settlement In Canada

    New France was the first major French settlement in what is now the country of Canada. Prior to French settlement in the early 17th century, various aboriginals tribes lived in the region for millenniums. The encounter between the French and the aboriginals during the establishment and development of New France affected the aboriginal population in several ways. In the following, the establishment, government, trade, and the following developments of New France will be described with specific…

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  • Inequality In Jane Eyre And Frankenstein

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley are two novels in which the themes of equality and inequality are explored extensively. The texts are both written by women in 1847 and 1818 respectively and both deal with gender inequality. Jane Eyre is also a social commentary on the injustices and inequalities of the classist Victorian hierarchy whereas Shelley’s novel focuses on the human rejection of unconventionality and the inequalities faced by societies ‘outcasts. The…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Parallel Computing

    A traditional computer simply executes a sequence of commands in a single order - like oxen plowing a field. But, according to Blaise Barney of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, parallel computing works by partitioning a problem into multiple tasks which can be done at the same time. For example, your graphics processor may render each section of the screen separately or a signal processing…

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  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Analysis

    sculpture by George Segal depicts a poor, old married couple dressed in plain clothes standing in front of a barren doorway of a wooden shack (Rosenberg). Halprin displays Segal’s statue to emphasize that the sufferers of the Great Depression included the poor, the elderly, the retired, and farming countrymen. By incorporating Segal’s statue, Halprin shines a light on the target demographic of FDR’s New Deal reforms. Whether it is the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority which provided…

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  • Frederick Law Olmsted: Forest Management

    LEADERSHIP In 1888, Frederick Law Olmsted was hired by George Washington Vanderbilt to work on the grounds of Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, which is now the Pisgah National Forest. During this time, Olmsted formulated the first program of forest management. In 1892, Olmsted hired a trained forester by the name of Gifford Pinchot to help him create a comprehensive forest management plan. Under the Olmsted’s guidance, Pinchot carried out the Biltmore Working Plan, which had three…

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Case Study

    To add an additional layer of complications to the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial, it is in the nation’s capital. Washington D.C. has been a unique city since its inception. It was designed to be the nation’s capital, because of this most decisions about the appearance of the city have been carefully overseen by the federal government. The city is like a book, and every building, memorial, and monument are pages describing parts of American life in past, present, and future. The government wants to…

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