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  • Health Inequalities

    Health inequalities, experienced by various individuals or groups in society, can be the result of genetic and biological factors, choices made or by chance, but mostly they are because of unequal access to socio-economic factors such as income, education, employment and social supports. These socio-economic determinants strongly interact to influence health and an improvement in any of these can produce an improvement in both health behaviour and outcomes among individuals and groups (WHO 2003)…

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  • Burnham Proposal

    The Burnham Plan of Chicago, a bold plan for the Chicago metropolitan region, was established by Daniel Burnham, Edward Bennett and the Commercial Club of Chicago in 1909. Chicago was struggling with growing as a mature economy center in the United States with its old-fashioned and irrational city plan. Thanks to the Burnham Plan of 1909, one the most iconic city plan in the world, effectively improves the layout and the overall functions of Chicago. Not only benefited businesses, government,…

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  • Urban Resilience

    Overlapped with each other, these four areas include: 1) research about urban resilience and governance networks, organizations and administrative structures; 2) research about urban resilience and social dynamics, population size , human capital and justice; 3) urban resilience and dynamic flows…

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  • Discipleship Ministry Essay

    financial difficulties. These struggles helped orchestrate a new vision and inspired them to create an innovative PATH (prayer, attendance, tithes and offerings, and hospitable invitation), which continues today with nearly 1,100 members. The Metropolitan Baptist Church was established in 1917 by Rev. J.F. Kirsh in a small, North Tulsa house. In 1919, under Rev. J.W. Bryant, the church moved to a converted apartment building at 1018 North Lansing. Six years later, the church went bankrupt and…

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  • The Rural Cemetery Movement

    The Rural Cemetery Movement With rapidly growing urban populations in the mid-1800’s, it was important to develop healthy, green, spaces for city dwellers. The Rural Cemetery Movement encouraged American cities to use cemetery space as multi-functional space for leisure, recreation, environmental preservation, and for healthy burial practices (Lundgren). "In a country sorely lacking in public green spaces, these cemeteries provided these graceful, elegant places…They were all around…

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  • Equinox Case Studies

    Civic Centre; and a major civic square - Albert Campbell Square. The broader Scarborough Centre area is also home to a variety of other retail, commercial and residential uses, parks,…

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  • Brooklyn Museum Analysis

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum are organized in a style that shows a developing history of the United States through social and cultural representations. The iconic work that seems to unify both museums is the Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington which significantly highlights the spirit of American history painting through the later parts of the eighteen hundreds. Being the American icon he is, George Washington and his portraits reveal that he is one of the…

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  • Megapolis By Mumford Chapter Summary

    trend lasting for decades. In the book, Mumford lists three characteristics illustrating the growth of megacities: number, area, and population (Mumford, 1961). As cities are attracting an increasing…

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  • Pyrmont-Ultimo: A Case Study

    phenomena, changes, and developments in inner-city areas in order to ascertain some facts related to urban growth and decline in Pyrmont-Ultimo. During the investigation, the group verified the validity of current information but were not documented in official sources to make sure it is correct and reliable. The data were organized by assessing the information obtained during the investigation and comparing the images of some urban decay areas. In conclusion, the investigation…

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  • Met Architecture Analysis

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the Met, is the most famous museum in New York City, and the largest museum in North America. The Met also owns a museum in far Upper Manhattan called “The Cloisters”, which predominantly showcases various forms of art from the medieval period. Although, I will be talking about the main Met compound located at 1000 Fifth Avenue. The Met’s permanent collection is comprised of art from an expansive range of culture and various time periods within said cultures.…

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