Page 1 of 49 - About 486 Essays
  • The Physics Of Skyscrapers

    Skyscraper is defined as a very tall building and has many floors. The first word “skyscraper” was used during 1880s a while after the first skyscrapers were built in the United States. Then the development of skyscrapers came as a result of several technological and social developments. The word skyscraper first applied to buildings of 10 to 20 floors, But about 20th century the word was used to describe high-rise buildings of unusual height usually greater than 40 or 50 stories. ( • the purpose to build skyscrapers In the past people used to build a big buildings to show the power and riches also respect leaders or religious beliefs, But the height of these buildings was limited because it has much space and they used…

    Words: 1196 - Pages: 5
  • Architecture And Environment Essay

    Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk moved his house because of a tree. The tree was so big and so close to the house that it could have harmed the house. They decided to cut the tree, but he refused this decision and moved the house almost 16 feet. Yet some architects believe that they can build eco-friendly buildings, even though they cut off the trees. An example of that is the Bank of America Tower in New York City. This skyscraper is LEED Platinum certified. It was built using mostly…

    Words: 1115 - Pages: 5
  • Skyscrapers Essay

    culture and nationalism. The birth of skyscrapers was the one of the early embers created by this zap that eventually led to the spark of change throughout the country in the following century. These embers turned into large architectural flickers that generated cultural and nationalistic upbringings like the Chicago World’s fair. Eventually those large flickers became flames made by the architects of the upbringings that lit up inspiration within early twentieth century architects who…

    Words: 1089 - Pages: 5
  • Personal Narrative: The Two Architectures Of Authority

    The Wainwright building is the most superior looking building in St. Louis because it was the most important ten-story skyscraper designed by the magnificent architect, Sullivan. Sullivan always wanted to put people in shock with his creativity plans he never wanted people to feel boring as if they aren’t starring at something so pure and graceful. The Jeppesen Terminal Building left millions in people surprised and astound. The Fentress Bradburn Architects have so much inventiveness and…

    Words: 2160 - Pages: 9
  • Lafayette Park Case Study

    1.0 Introduction This project deserves more recognition. As the first masterpiece of city revival plan, pull the Fiat Park residential area can be said which do not cross the advertised role for the development of city residence, built in the 50 years after the house into an indelible vitality also to the area of city development. It is the largest collection of buildings designed by Mies Van der Rohe in the world. Lafayette Park is the country's first planned city renewal project and has…

    Words: 1582 - Pages: 7
  • Burj Khalifa Case Study Model

    (2017). Design, Construction & Structural Details of Burj al Khalifa | Tallest Skyscraper. [online] Available at: [Accessed 6 Oct. 2017]. Baker, B. (2017). The Design and Construction of the World’s Tallest Building: The Burj Khalifa, Dubai. [ebook] Chicago, USA. Available at: [Accessed 7 Oct. 2017]. Baker, W., Pawlikowski, J. and Young, B.…

    Words: 994 - Pages: 4
  • Eiffel Tower Essay

    Built and designed by Alexendre-Gustave Eiffel in 1887 the Eiffel tower can be considered as one of the most incredible engineering feats ever created. However now project ever gets executed without complications and the Eiffel tower is a good example of this. This report will discuss several aspects of the engineering process of the Eiffel tower. The engineering problem statement of the Eiffel tower was to build a suitable monument for the Paris World’s fair which would commemorate the French…

    Words: 1152 - Pages: 5
  • Mount Fuji Research Paper

    1. Mount Fuji: Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, soaring to well over 12,000 ft! It is also an active volcano, and considered to be one part of Japan’s trilogy of Holy Mountains. It is indeed considered a sacred spot, and those who brave the strenuous climb to the summit are sure to come across many make-shift shrines that have been erected along the way. Be sure to visit Hakone, a resort located at the mountain’s base that offers road-weary hikers the opportunity to take a luxurious…

    Words: 973 - Pages: 4
  • High Rese Building In Singapore Case Study

    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…

    Words: 955 - Pages: 4
  • Analysis Of Reflecting Absence By Michael Arad

    Introduction ‘Reflecting Absence’ was designed by Israeli architect Michael. Arad is an Israeli Architect who was born in London. He was working for New York Housing Authority and was well-known after he’s design for 911 M&M was accepted during the competition. [2]And its master plan was designed by Daniel Liheskind who has great experience of design memorial museums such as the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Imperial War Museum North in Greater Manchesteretc. [3]Moreover, the landscape was…

    Words: 796 - Pages: 4
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 49

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: