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    this proved the American people made travelling their top priority. Coming home to a nice, warm house with a fireplace in the living room and a nice insulated building wasn’t a luxury the colonial people had. Instead, they had nearly the exact opposite; sometimes freezing temperatures with only an object that no one in today’s world would call a blanket. So, once again, the people of the American colonies had to innovate and they did exactly that. “Most Americans timber-framed their houses in ways descended from traditional English techniques.” Yes, this might seem like nothing, but to the people who were used to staying in different climates outdoors, this was an opulence. They would soon discover a new technique known as “balloon framing” and this would take over timber framed houses. “Balloon framing was adopted first by builders in fast growing Western cities and commercial towns, for whom speed and economizing on materials were highly important.” This was such an ingenious idea, that it would keep timber framed houses out of the picture after the 1900’s even. So no, they didn’t get their nice insulated house that most Americans have today, but they got a place they could call home. “In no country in the world, “boasted a Philadelphian in 1810, “is the practice of music more universally extended.” Certain types of music were important in the American life, such as when wives drew together to sing or certain ballads of choice. “Men and women clung longest and most…

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    Butt Joint Case Study

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    1. For each timber joint listed provide a pencil drawing and an explanation of where it could be used. Butt Joint- The butt joint one of the most basic and simple joints to construct as it is made with only two pieces of timber that are put together at the ends. This means that the joint isn't very strong. In fact it is the weakest joint in woodwork but it is the easiest to make. This joint is held together with glue, nails and screws but can also be secured with a combination of methods to…

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    inhibits policy makers from truly being able to address the core issues of many problems today, thus causing uncertainty, ineffective policies, and offense to many. Perhaps one of the most skewed framings is the one of immigration. In “The Framing of Immigration,” by George Lakoff and Sam Ferguson, the two maintain the warrant that all immigrants arrive with intentions of eventually becoming productive members of society. Utilizing strong language and compelling statistics, the pair argue that…

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    information in order to subtly sway the readers in a certain direction. “Framing,” as a psychology term, suggests how language is used to influence the thinking of other people. When applied to the writing of news articles, the concept of “framing theory” was discovered. The “framing theory suggests that how something is presented to the audience influences the choices people make about how to process that information” (Davie). According to Erving Goffman, the author of Frame Analysis, there are…

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    The frame novel format of Woman At Point Zero conforms to the typical characteristics for this structure. Frame novels follow a “story within a story” format where the embedded narratives, the more emphasized part of the story, provide context for the main narratives (the introductory outside frame of the story). The first narrative will usually set the scene for the second narrative, which is commonly the more emphasize, important part of the frame set up. Woman at point zero follows this…

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    It was a cold and windy night in Big Timber Montana while Dakota was at his favorite bar watching the football game. Dakota is 31 years old and was born and raised in Montana. He grew up learning how to hunt and fish from his father when he was younger. Dakota's mother and father passed away a couple years ago, now Dakota lives by himself in a small ranch just outside the small city of Big Timber about 6 miles away from the bar. Dakota drives a beat up and rusted Ford pickup truck and works at…

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    The Industrial Revolution also played a role on the way carpentry was designed. As access to clean lumber increased, the “old fashioned” appearance of framing began to change. The old way of framing houses and other buildings was, “timber framing used large timbers interlocked with chiseled joints (mostly mortise and tenons) secured with wood pegs”(this old house). Balloon framing differs from timber framing because balloon framing was intended to be very light weight due to it being made out of…

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    Literature Review…………………………………………………………………………… 2.1 Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………. 2.2 History………………………………………………………………………………………. 2.3 Types of Timber Frame Construction……………………………………………………. 2.4 Advantages & Disadvantages of Timber Framing……………………………………… 2.5 Conclusion Chapter 3: Methodology………………………………………………………………………………… 3.1 Case Study 1 – Costa Coffee Green Build…………………………………………….. 3.2 Case Study 2 – The ‘Plyscraper’………………………………………………………… …

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    result of ground breaking innovations such as those of mass timber. Engineered wood products like CLT, Glulam and LVL have given rise to new possibilities in the way of wood construction like never before. Architects and engineers have now taken to celebrating wood as one of the most beautiful and sustainable building materials. As such several mid and high-rise buildings have been designed to showcase the beauty of wood and drive the potential for its use in tall structures. One of those…

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    In terms of sustainability, they are more environmental friendly as they provide lowest carbon footprint than any other roofing material available in the market. In terms of cost, they require less roof framing compared to other materials, this will significantly save framing cost. (Metal Tile Cladding) Pros of using metal roofing: • They are durable and last longer than wood or asphalt and also offer high solar reflectance, in terms of façade, metal matches bungalow houses style and…

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