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  • Tbac House Typology Analysis

    served on the first floor and sleeping and bathing on the upper level. However in the Tubac house there is a very high thought through process. In that the Tubac house acts as a container for human activity, by sheltering the occupants from the rough exterior. There’s is a large combined common area made up of the dining room, lounge and kitchen which in turn opens to the shaded courtyard and pool deck to capture the views of the mountains. The main bedroom is located down a hallway just after this common area and to the left of the bedroom in an office space with its own hidden courtyard. The swimming pool acts as a means to separate the rough landscape from the house. Function is also accounted for with every human necessity taken care of in its simplest form. (See Figure…

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  • Elements Of Landscaping

    Landscaping is the art of balancing both the hardscape and softscape elements, therefore, one should have a fair knowledge on these elements to create a perfect balance in the landscape. C. Physical Space: Most of the times, designing is directly related to the attributes of physical space. One has to consider the topography, climate, site drainage, soil quality, municipal codes while designing the landscape. 1. Topography: Each land has its unique characteristics like different landforms,…

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  • Axioms For Reading The Landscape

    Cultural landscapes are everywhere in our world today whether we are aware of them or not. Before we can look at the cultural landscape if the city of New Kensington, we must understand what they are and what we can learn from them through observation. Cultural landscapes are defined as the places we, humans, live. A cultural landscape is the cultural properties that represent the combined works of nature and man. Other definitions include a geographic area, including both cultural and natural…

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  • Analysis Of A Pleasant Trip To The Cumberland Plateau

    Cain Demumbra Jennifer Wilson English 1010 27 October 2017 A Pleasant Trip to the Cumberland Plateau A plateau is a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side and is often cut by deep canyons. The Cumberland Plateau goes from Wayne County in Kentucky to Scott County in Tennessee. I will be writing primarily about areas in and around Cumberland County. The Cumberland Plateau includes parts of Wayne and McrCreary counties in Kentucky…

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  • The Alchemist And Najeeb's Journey

    Wikipedia defines ‘desert’ as a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Still, man has managed to settle in deserts near to oases and pursue life there. People cross vast expanses of this arid region to reach others places which are more wet and fertile. Travel through a desert is in itself a variant experience similar to a sea voyage or warfare. Because one requires contesting and thriving in unfavourable…

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  • Critical Analysis Of Les Murray's Poem Shower

    Introduction This essay is a critical analysis of the poem Shower by the Australian writer Les Murray. Les Murray was born in 1938 in New South Wales/Australia. He grew up in a poor farming family, and his love for nature and the Australian landscapes, which shows in his poetry, developed early. Murray writes about his “love of the land, the tensions between rural and urban life”, and “the struggle for an independent means of expression” (Poetry archive, date unknown)1. The poem Shower is, as…

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  • Analysis Of The Book The Burnt Stick And The Mama Lived In Gooligulch

    In the book’s The Burnt Stick, and My Grandma lived in Gooligulch, I learned a lot about the people and animals of Australia. The reason I chose these books, is because I wanted to contrast the people and the animals. In the book The Burnt Stick, the information presented was very realistic. In the situation in the book it is told by a man who was actually taken from his family, his name is John Jagmarra. He was taken away at only the age of five. Although this story is only based on a true one,…

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  • In A Dry Season Henry Lawson

    The narrative starts with a dull tone, capturing the bleakness of the Australian bush. The use of imperative provides the audience with an image unchanging landscape by imitating an artist painting an artwork. The mundane description of the struggles of man, depicts the barren nature of the bush, as well as encapsulate the sources of conflict, forcing individuals to abandon their inhospitable home and search for a better place to sustain. The townspeople are all stereotypes or generalisations of…

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  • Lawrence Halprin: Modern Landscape Architecture

    Lawrence Halprin Lawrence Halprin was an influential landscape architect. His projects have many values to become benchmarks in the development of modern landscape architecture. For example, the most his favorite design is the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington D.C which set a new standard for the public’s involvement. The plazas and grand fountains in Portland, Oregon are a joyful participation in public open spaces. Moreover, he also wrote many lectures and books, such as the Sea…

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  • Richard Louv Last Child In The Woods Analysis

    Technology is overcoming our lives. It is tearing us from nature, and it is allowing us freedom to do as we please. Richard Louv does an acceptable job of explaining this in a passage from "Last Child in the Woods." He creates a cocktail of ideas and rhetoric alike to form a well thought out analysis of evolution of technology, mainly one of a car in his, versus the nature that surrounds us and a simpler time at that. Richard Louv begins his passage with a detailed version of advertisement. He…

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