Architect / planners
15 pages (3750 words) , Research Paper
Only on StudentShare
...Architects/ Planners Introduction In every culture and society, architecture has always been an important element. Architecture not only bounds the way people think or the beauty of that particular site, it also gives us a broader vision of how people relate their ideas with the world, technology and that particular society in which it is going to develop. Some very famous architectural sites are present in this world, which shows the creativity of mankind. This paper aims to critically analyze the work of three architects / planners who have designed three different architecture sites in three different countries. It has become evident through studies...
Client Architect Architecture
20 pages (5000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect Architecture Introduction In our days, the relations that are created in the professional areas and mostly those between the professionals and the clients are a basic element for the positive performance of the business involved. The level of importance of this factor is such that in many cases there have been proposed specific strategic plans in order to achieve the highest possible level of client satisfaction while keeping the quality of the services offered to its standard. However, because of the rapid development of technology and the extremely hard competition that characterize the modern commercial environment, a firm of any kind, and the architectural one has to confront... Client...
Architect And Engineer
4 pages (1000 words) , Term Paper
Only on StudentShare
...Architects and engineers are generally considered thesame, whereas the two are very different professions in reality. In the ancient times, engineers made use of trial and error method to reach the optimum design of a structure. There were no fixed rules and the math was not developed enough to quantify the techniques. Hence, empirical methods were used for designing and construction. The name, used for builders of ingenious fortifications or makers of ingenious devices, was closely related to the notion of ingenuity, which was captured in the old meaning of “engine” until the word was taken over by steam engines and its like. Leonardo da Vinci bore the official title... ? 7 June Achitect vs Engineer:...
Project Management Essay: Architect
6 pages (1500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect. The program comprises of thirty construction activities, commencing from mobilization to the "move-in" phase. The activities presented here are typical of any construction project and do not utilize highly sophisticated materials. The completion period of the project is essential since this would dictate the over all cost of the building and any delay can inflate project costs. This report involves two resource requirements (materials cost and labor cost) only for every activity mentioned. As in all estimates, plus and minus factors prevail. This program... CONSTRUCTION OF SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING FOR MIDDLE INCOME OWNERS This construction program is based on a design profile developed by an...
Greek Parthenon Architect
6 pages (1500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect? As analyzed in the above description, it is coherent to note that the architecture was more interested with elegance. The desire to retain the Doric order was substantive in improving the quality of the design. Firstly, it is imperative to consider that architecture was interested in attempting to establish the rules of harmony. The engineering concept focused in methods to change stones into cube in order to provide full support architrave load at the last column. This method was called the broader corner triglyph. However, it is prudent to understand... ?Sur Parthenon: Greek Literature and Art According to history, art, philosophy and architecture have been appliedalongside each other to...
Architect History Assignment 2
5 pages (1250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects, among whom was Michelangelo. Yes, it is mammoth—the largest church in the world. (Nick,1972) “Rising 435 feet above the basilica floor... St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome I. Introduction LIKE other cities with millenniums of history, Rome has had many faces, and as centuries have rolled by, these have left their imprint. Basilica di San Pedro in Vaticano ( St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City) in Rome is the largest and most famous church in the world. It is a magnificent Renaissance structure that replaced an earlier building begun by the Emperor Constantine and completed after his death. In 1506 Pope Julius II decided to rebuild the basilica. Donato Bramante was the first of the church’s many arch...
Italian renaissance architect: Andrea palladio
6 pages (1500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...ARCHITECT: ANDREA PALLADIO Introduction The basic axiom of Renaissance architects is the concept of architecture as a science, and each part of a building both internal and external integrating into the same system of mathematical ratios. Andrea Palladio (1508-1580), an architect of the Italian Renaissance, was one of the most prolific architectural designers to use factual information about ancient Roman architecture: the design goals, materials, construction techniques, and engineering devices. He used the knowledge obtained from an ancient architectural treatise of Vitruvius: De architectura. Palladio published his reconstructions of ancient Roman buildings and his own designs... ?ITALIAN RENAISSANCE...
Comparing Domes of Architect Sinan to Renaissance Architect Palladio, Palladianism
8 pages (2000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect Sinan i) Sehzade Mosque; ii) Selimiye Mosque b) Architect Andrea Palladio i) Villa Capra “La Rotonda”; ii) Villa Barbaro. c) Overall comparison 3. Conclusion a) Thesis restatement; b) Overall peculiarities. The dome is one of the best and most marvellous inventions in the world of architecture. It is like a manifestation of a man’s vision of how the limitless thoughts on the place you are in unite under the spherical form of the building. On the other hand, one of the associations coming to one’s mind with a dome is the centrepiece symmetry. It serves for the harmony of the building... ?Outline Introduction a) General ideas on architecture and the use of domes;\ b) Thesis ment. 2. Main body a)...
Contractual Agreement for an Architect in Canada
5 pages (1250 words) , Research Paper
Only on StudentShare
...Architect in Canada Architectural contractors and designers in Canada utilize certain forms of contractual agreements with a client to meet their demands. The various kinds of contractual agreements that architects in Canada use are the singly prime contract, the sort of contract an architect might go into when offering archetypal Design-Bid-Build services, the build operate and the contract management at risk (CM at risk) (Quatman and Dhar 342). 1. Single prime contract The single prime kind of agreement has the client compensates the construction of the whole project to one prime architect, or contractor. The architect then organizes and directs... the operations of the different parties...
Robert McNamara: Architect of a Failed War
13 pages (3250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect of a Failed War Robert S. McNamara (1916-2009) was the eighth Secretary of Defense serving from 1961 to 1968 during both the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Despite his stellar career in business and finance before and after his time as Defense Secretary along with successes while in that capacity, McNamara’s legacy will forever be tied to the Vietnam War. McNamara was responsible for orchestrating a massive military buildup that would involve the U.S. in a decade long war which resulted in the loss of 58,000 American servicemen. A bitterly divided public directed blame and their anger on him for the misguided and unnecessary human carnage. He took responsibility... ? Robert McNamara:...
The Modern Architect-Technologist and Strategist
4 pages (1000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect-technologist and strategist "I saw a fantastic, almost mystic rising up in the mist ,"says Le Corbusier describing the skyline of New York in his book, "When Cathedrals were white" .He was admiring the handiwork of architects who wrought this wonder that is the skyline of New York. He goes on to describe the dark side of the vision,"..then the ship moves forward and the apparition is transformed into an image of incredible brutality and savagery". The role of the architect has changed through the years- from the architect of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose primary concern was to make profit, the modern architect has changed into a socially and environmentally... The modern...
Has the Architect Lost His Way?
16 pages (4000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...ARCHITECT LOST HIS WAY Architecture has been regarded over time as the art and science of designing buildings and structures. It holds within its wide scope the design of the total built environment - including town planning, urban design, and landscape architecture, and creating furniture. The term "Architecture" is also used for the profession of providing architectural services. Architectural design involves the manipulation of space, volume, texture, light, shadow, and abstract elements in order to achieve an aesethetic end. This distinguishes it from the applied science of engineering which usually concentrates on the functional and feasibility aspects of a design... ....
Was the modernist architect becoming too authoritarian and dogmatic?
6 pages (1500 words) , Research Paper
Only on StudentShare
...architect becoming too itarian and dogmatic? [ID Leon Krier once declared, “There exists neither itarian nor democratic architecture. There exists only authoritarian and democratic ways of producing and using architecture. A row of doric columns is not more authoritarian than a tensile structure is democratic. Architecture is not political; it can only be used politically”. A building cannot be sexist, racist, or violent: The building process could be, its position could be, but the building is a building. Architects in the 20th century chose to enhance authoritarian social relations, sought to enhance social control in general and their proportion of social change in specific... ?Was the modernist...
Which architect or what building Inspired you to study architecture and want to become a professional Architect?
10 pages (2500 words) , Research Paper
Only on StudentShare
...Architect Why I want to become a Professional Architect Introduction Architecture is the art and science applied in designing and putting up of buildings and other physical structures. Architectural in relation to building involves intensive planning, designing, form construction, and ambience that replicate the various fictional, social, technical, and any other artistic works. The famous buildings in the world like the former world trade centre, white house, and other buildings in the world are constructed under architectural world. In the contraction of these buildings, creating thinking and manipulation in required. Material, light technology, and shadow have... ? Why I Want to become a Professional...
Sir Edward Lutyens Background and analysis of the work of this 20th Century Architect
6 pages (1500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects of the 19th and 20th centuries was Sir Edward Lutyens. Sir Lutyens' work is highly d and sought after by any in numerous countries. He is often celebrated for this his contribution to building design for his and other eras to come. Sir Edwin Lutyens was a prominent architect of the late 19th and early 20th century. In fact, he may have been one of the most important English architects of the early twentieth century. He was influenced greatly by traditional styles and building methods. Lutyens was responsible for many notable buildings. He designed the Art Gallery in Johannesburg, the British Embassy in Washington, both Oxford and Cambridge University... One of the most influential...
The Works of Michelangelo, Great Renaissance Sculptor, Painter, Poet and Architect
7 pages (1750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the most celebrated artists of all times. Considered the driving force behind the great Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo is one of the most distinguished geniuses of the 17th century. He was born on 6 March 1475 in Caprese, a beautiful town in Tuscany, central Italy. Along with other renowned renaissance artists like Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, Michelangelo’s works made a phenomenal impact on Western art. He grew up as an apprentice under Francesco Granacci and later under Domencio Ghirlandaio at the age of thirteen. He then studied sculpture at a sculpting school and became... ?The Works of Michelangelo Great Renaissance Sculptor, Painter, Poet and...
Athena Nike Temple - on the Acropolis of Athens, Greece (427-424 BC) Architect: Kallikrates (or Callicrates).
11 pages (2750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects of the 5th BC and apart from this temple he was also responsible for designing many other structures. The most popular of his work was the Parthenon which was built two years after Greek vs. Persian war, this was commissioned by the Greek authorities and championed by perikles as a symbol of the unity of Greece and the dominance of Athens over other Greek states. Callicraets the Nike temple architect Little is on record concerning his personal life and background; nevertheless, Callicrates also... The temple of the goddess Athena Nike is one of the most historically significant works or Greek architecture in existence today. Despite numerous attempts to destroy it, it was repeatedly...
Is it possible for the architect of one culture to design for another
7 pages (1750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect of one culture to design for another Table of contents Introduction. 2. Interosculation of cultures. 3. Examples. 4. Conclusion. 1. Architecture as a kind of art appeared in the Ancient World when peoples and nations realized themselves as independent cultural and religious states. Architecture was always tightly connected with religious and cultural bias of a state and peoples living in it. It is mainly reflected in temples, churches, mosques, pagodas and other religious architectural monuments. There are a lot of different styles of religious architecture throughout the world which have historically changed under different circumstances. As a rule, the most... Is it possible for the...
Discuss the three imperial mosques (Suleymaniye, Selimiye, & Sehzade) designed by the Ottoman architect Sinan.
7 pages (1750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect Sinan accomplished some architectural marvels that continue to inspire visitors from around the world. This paper purports to research three great architectural wonders created by Sinan, the Sehzade Mosque, the Suliyemane Mosque, and the Selimiye Mosque. It starts with a brief biography of the great architect himself, and also includes a discussion of the Hagia Sophia, which greatly influenced his construction works. Sinan, or Mimar Koca Sinan (Matthews 2011), was born in 1498 in Anatolia, Turkey, of Greek parents (Matthews 2011). He spent his childhood in Agirnas, a village near Kayseri, until he joined... ?Harris Kamran Architecture Research Paper 7 October The Great Works of Sinan The great...
Motivational Essay: How will your college education help you to achieve your lifetime goals as an Architect.
1 pages (250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect Roll No: Teacher: 31st January 2009 College Education Helpful for the Career of Architect For the career of architect, college education is a must. It is only because of college education that one is able to be a successful architect in his/her career. With enhancement of technology and development, various modes of learning architecture are available. Along with having education from college, a person’s perspective about life is improved and he/she becomes an advantageous citizen of the society. The students of architecture are taught to make use of graphic software programs for making architectural designs nowadays. In colleges, students... College Education Helpful for the Career of...
Choose an artist (painter, sculptor, or architect) from the Renaissance Era to research
6 pages (1500 words) , Research Paper
Only on StudentShare
...architect, musician, writer, engineer, inventor, mathematician, anatomist, geologist and cartographer. His “unquenchable curiosity” launched him to a paradigm of genius (Gardner, 1970, pp. 450-456).  He was well known for his feverish inventive bent of mind and imagination. Born in the year 1452, Vinci illuminated the world and served the society with all his expertise from myriad domains till the year 1519. Leonardo da Vinci is considered to be the greatest painter and perhaps the most widely and diversely talented personality of all times (IEEE, n.d.). Helen Gardner, the famous art historian visions about the great man in the following words, “the scope and depth of his... ?Renaissance Artist Table of...
Evaluate the role of the Architect in the housing development process, emphasising key responsibilities and their relationship with other actors:
4 pages (1000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect-technologist and strategist “I saw a fantastic, almost mystic rising up in the mist ,”says Le Corbusier describing the skyline of New York in his book, “When Cathedrals were white” .He was admiring the handiwork of architects who wrought this wonder that is the skyline of New York. He goes on to describe the dark side of the vision,”…..then the ship moves forward and the apparition is transformed into an image of incredible brutality and savagery”. The role of the architect has changed through the years- from the architect of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose primary concern was to make profit, the modern architect has changed into a socially and environmentally... The modern...
Why are great Italian Renaissance architects more famous than their great gothic predecessors? Discuss how and why the role and image of the architect changed during the Italian Renaissance.
8 pages (2000 words) , Download 1 , Essay
...Architects, their Roles and Images during Italian Renaissance The aim of this paper is to understand the factors which made Italian Renaissance architect to be more famous than their great gothic predecessors. There was a pattern of transition that has been noted by a number of researchers and historians in terms of change in the image and role of architect during Italian Renaissance. It should be noted that the discussion for this paper is carried out on the basis of extensive research that has been conducted so far regarding the changes and transitions that occurred during the era of Italian Renaissance. Understanding Italian Renaissance It is important to understand... the European...
Why are great Italian Renaissance architects more famous than their great gothic predecessors? Discuss how and why the role and image of the architect changed during the Italian Renaissance.
8 pages (2000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architects, their Roles and Images during Italian Renaissance The aim of this paper is to understand the factors which made Italian Renaissance architect to be more famous than their great gothic predecessors. There was a pattern of transition that has been noted by a number of researchers and historians in terms of change in the image and role of architect during Italian Renaissance. It should be noted that the discussion for this paper is carried out on the basis of extensive research that has been conducted so far regarding the changes and transitions that occurred during the era of Italian Renaissance. Understanding Italian Renaissance It is important to understand... the European...
When work on a construction site has started long before a formal contract has been drawn up and signed, the parties may have made an agreement to negotiate; or the employer or architect may have written a letter of intent to the contractor. Explore an
10 pages (2500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect X writes to Customer A saying that he intends to offer his architectural and design services according to the stated stipulations... Construction Contracts Introduction Contracts may be written or unwritten. What is important is that there is a meeting of the minds between the parties. Nevertheless, since the memory of man cannot be trusted or relied upon at all times, there are instances when contracts have to be in writing in order for the same to be binding or enforceable. Hence, as early as in 1677, the Statute of Frauds was enacted supposedly in order to prevent fraud, perjury and other falsehoods that may attach in an agreement if this is not reduced in written form. (Statute of Frauds...
Art Ceramic vessels based on the theme of urban landscape, modern modern architect and looking at artists works
20 pages (5000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...?Running Head: Art Ceramic Vessels Art Ceramic Vessels [The of the will appear here] [The of the id will appear here] [The name of the course will appear here] [The name of the course number will appear here] Introduction Ceramic Art is one of the most ancient arts of the world. This art form has been practiced by Potters in civilizations as early as the Indus and the Mesopotamian Civilization. While potters originally worked with clay but with time other materials have been included in this art; by new and old potters to add more charm and diversity to the art form. In the beginning, ceramic pieces served two purposes: functional and decorative purposes. Early potters created their pieces... Head: Art...
Discussion on how the architect has either expressed or hidden the making of the building in its details and/or ornament.
6 pages (1500 words) , Download 1 , Essay
...architects such as Mies, Le Corbusier and Gropus. When compared to all of his work previous to the building of Fallingwater, it can be seen that Fallingwater is a complete departure from his ideas of the natural house. In contrast to the Kentucky Knob, which was the epitome of Wright beliefs and construction as it sat low... Fallingwater: Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater is an architectural marvel built by Frank Lloyd Wright that is organically built into its environment in such a way as to both seem as if it is part of the landscape, springing out of the rocky forest as if grown, and yet has stark contrasts with industrialized details. The structure is a concert of linear creation, the interestingly...
Compare and contrast two ancient Mesopotamian civilizations (Sumerians/Babylonians) (Assyrians/Persians) etc. Please discuss the accomplishments of the respective civilizations and the distinctive characteristics of the artwork from each cultor architect
2 pages (500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Insert Introduction Mesopotamia refers to the area extant between the Euphrates and Tigris river system and corresponds with the present day Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey, Iran and northeastern part of Syria. Mesopotamia rightly regarded as the cradle of civilization for it played a critical role in the emergence of the Iron and Bronze Age. Again, Mesopotamia included empires such as the Akkadian, Assyrian, Babylonian and the Persian empires. Since these empires all existed in Mesopotamia, they had striking similarities among themselves, yet their identity and autonomy granted them differences, as shall be seen in the ensuing discussion, vis-à-vis the Sumerians and Babylonians. Similarities... Introduction...
The underground chamber of the Colosseum and the functions it was put to use during the first throughout the sixth century. Also, the structural architect of trapdoors in the floor that opened at regular intervals to carry animals and people to the arena
9 pages (2250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...The underground chamber of the Colosseum and the functions” enter the Number or College 10th April, 2013. Part 1: Colosseum The colosseum that was first known as the famous Flavian Amphitheatre is huge ovel-shaped buildings that have an ellipsoid arena in its centre. It was build in the first century CE by the roman emperor Nero and then by Vespasian and by his son Titus and completed in 81-96 AD by Domitian. The prominent part of the colosseum was arena where the entertainment events took place. The most known event of the colosseum is gladiator fights, other than that animal hunt and public executions were hosted. The building served the first time in 80 CE at the time of Titus... underground chamber...
Good Communications in architectural practice and management.
8 pages (2000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect Why is good communications important for an architect's practice There are two ways of answering these questions in our own words. We can do so in a dry and serious manner using technical jargon at which we attempt to give life and colour to a serious professional technical vocation. Or we can answer creatively in a way as to reflect the excitement and personal fulfilment enjoyed daily, and exclusively, by the 30,000 or so members of the Royal Institute of British Architects who have made architecture their lifelong passion, and the thousands more who are aching to join them... in this and in the coming years. What shall it be Why not do both So what is an...
Legal Advice
6 pages (1500 words) , Case Study
Only on StudentShare
...architect, a contractor, and an accountant. The reasons for hiring each of these three people will become quite apparent very quickly. The reason one needs to get a good architect is paramount. A good architect on the project lays the foundation... Legal Advice for the Woodland Wanderers Football Club Word Count: 2,500 The Woodland Wanderers Football Club have had a very good few years progressing up the football leagues to their current position in the top tier of national football known as Division One. Their success has been helped by substantial financial contributions from Harvey Carpets Ltd and their Managing Director Mr Harvey. Mr Harvey is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the...
1- Robert Adam and William Chamber were two of the most prolific
7 pages (1750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...ARCHITECTS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ROBERT ADAM WILLIAM CHAMBERS 2 Two of the most illustrious English architects during the late Georgian era in 18th century were Robert Adam and William Chambers. Robert Adam was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. He completed his school education at the Royal High School, Edinburgh and his college education at the University of Edinburgh.3 William Chambers, also of Scottish descent, was born in Stockholm. His family re-settled in England, and Chambers completed his education in Ripon, Yorkshire.4 Although Chambers was the foremost British official architect of their era, it was Adam who is widely looked upon as the greatest architect... PROMINENT ENGLISH...
Select a notable quote or phrase, which capture your thoughts about Architecture.
2 pages (500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects, we cannot live in such places that are commendable and appreciative. The quote that best describes my thoughts about architecture is “An architect is the drawer of dreams”. Architect has the capability to help us out in creating buildings that attract us and provide us with an abode that is comfortable and accommodating. For building different setups, we require someone who can comprehend our desired ideas and notions and convert them into our dreamt buildings. Jackie Craven (2011) defines architect... as “An architect is a licensed professional who organizes space. Architects design houses, office buildings, skyscrapers, landscapes, and even...
No1
1 pages (250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect dwelled much on people’s social ferments. It saw a diverse way of thinking and innovative ways of coming up with new structural design. Toward the end of the 19th c architects dwelled on searching and innovating their styles via the improvement of the past methods. In this period architect employed new material in their design one variant from the prior era used. There was a significant development in the functional planning and innovation of new design structures depending on the client’s request. With increased population in mid-1800 and the industrial... revolution, the architect had to come up with a new plan to house emergency demands. This saw them go miles...
Arch Influence
2 pages (500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects of my time as well as that of the yesteryears. They have given me the muchneeded confidence and encouragement by their sheer presence. This has been the case with me when I look at my uncle Mr. Thomas. He has been working as an architect for the last 40 years and has built a number of unique buildings, passageways, bridges and statues all across the suburbs of the city. I have gained a lot of encouragement from his works and whenever I have the chance to visit his creations; I make it a point to get myself photographed alongside his creations. This gives me a chance to understand what his work is all about and how he went... Arch Influence As a female, I have always looked upon the great...
Housing Development Process
6 pages (1500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect is further exaggerated by a social change that has increased peoples’ interest in fashion, looks and aesthetics. An architect ensures their achievement in the finished look of the house. The housing development process: The housing development process requires careful consideration of various factors other than the design and aesthetics of the house. The development scheme originates from the need in a particular area, and the expenses available to the developers prior to development... Housing Development Process: Introduction: Housing is one of the most fundamental needs of the society of all times. Houses constitute an important element of the town planning, as they cater for the residence...
Essay
5 pages (1250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect designer and how he can keep a good relation with its clients and also the different issues are also discussed while maintaining the adequate relation. Designer- Client Relationship: In order to get the desired objective the designer and client need to work together and focus on a specific goal for the design and finished product. The business theme claiming that the “customer is always right” is applicable in this industry as well, and if the relationship between the client and designer is inappropriate it can cause many issues like delay of the entire project... ? Academic and Design Communication & Section Number of Introduction: Good relationships in business are rarely found, but now the...
Built environment organisation and Process
8 pages (2000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect and a Quantity surveyor in order to determine the most suitable among the two for adopting the role of a lead consultant for a project. The next two sections will outline the work areas and individual areas of specialization of these professionals and the subsequent section will provide a requisite analysis of the two professions with a view to determining the most suitable among them. CAPABILITIES OF THE ARCHITECT The prime tasks of an architect are to implement the plan and design of a construction project. Additionally, monitoring the progress and the various stages of construction happen... BUILD ENVIRONMENT ORGANIZATION AND PROCESS INTRODUCTION Modern construction is a very complex...
Code of Ethics in Architectural Practice
8 pages (2000 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect provides artistry to the environment through designing spaces in which people live and work. However, it is an important aspect of architecture design to adhere to a code of ethics in order to honestly and lawfully serve his or her clients. The AIBC has constructed a code of ethics for its members in order to ensure standards of professional conduct that reflect well on the profession of architecture. The codes are put into place so that should poor behaviors be observed in the practices of an architect, the organization can discipline or ban the member from having credible status. Through the use of a clearly defined set of ethical expectations... Architectural of Ethics Introduction An...
The Inter-relationship between Structural Engineering and Architecture
7 pages (1750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects nor engineers in the sense we would know have today. Rather it was the Master Builder' who would do the spatial planning and aesthetic expression. Moreover, the 'Master Builder' is also responsible for the structural compliance of the building. Yet there is evidence to support the notion that these 'Master Builders' seemed not aware the distinction of the two roles they do. The 'Master Builder' (Ardill) would attend to both aesthetic and structural concerns as of equal importance to the final work and both. Throughout human history, architects have ranged... "The Inter-relationship between Structural Engineering and Architecture" The creators of great architecture in the past were neither...
Inception Movie
3 pages (750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect who builds the dreams and designs all of its intricacies. This process goes all too well until projections, which are the person’s subconscious in action, becomes aware that what is happening is not real. These projections turn against the dreamer. The projections are part of the dream and comprise the whole feel that actually adds to make the dream more real but they are at same time the most telling that everything is not in order and retaliates so that a search for the dreamer and the end of the dream ensues. This is why it is important to keep track of reality within a dream to avoid triggering the subconscious toward any suspicion... ? ‘Inception’ is perhaps the most sophisticated and...
Kevin Roche
3 pages (750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architects. His creative work with glass has well acclaimed that it helps Roche to keep his status as a good architect. Analysis of his biography identifies that he had completed his graduation from University College Dublin in 1945. Just after the completion of graduation of his course, he joined with Michael Scott and continued working with him during the years 1945-1946. But in the latter part of1946, he worked with Maxwell Fry in London. In the very next year he came back to Michael Scott’s studio and applied for graduate studies at Harvard, Yale, and Illinois... Kevin Roche, born on June 14, 1922 in Dublin, Ireland, has been regarded as one among the notable late-twentieth century corporate...
Ceremonial Speech
2 pages (500 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect of the Century Frank Lloyd Wright Introduction: Hey, today the topic I have selected for my speech is about Frank Lloyd Wright, the “Architect of Century” who made long lasting name in his profession by constructing some historical buildings in across the globe but mostly in Chicago that is The United States of America. The lesson for us in this speech is that one should select such a profession where his/her capabilities will shine. The information in this script is retrieved from the sources cited below that could be easily accessed from the web. Body: Main Point: The person who was considered as the architect of the century...
Standard Building Contract
11 pages (2750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...Architect through a written notice about the discrepancy created by the conflicting documents and then the CA/Architect... Standard Building Contract There are several problems and issues that surfaced in this project’s life cycle and each has a different domain as per JCT 2005 Standard form of Building contract. These issues are discussed in detail in their chronological order. The first among which is regarding the fact that the contractor noticed a contradiction between drawing and BOQ but assuming that drawings were right, conducted the work accordingly. In this situation the contractor has shown non compliance to the JCT Contract, where he was liable under the clause 2.15.1/2/4 to inform the CA/...
Authorities Having Jurisdiction
6 pages (1500 words) , Research Paper
Only on StudentShare
...architect in Canada is governed and regulated by provincial or territorial licensing authorities. These authorities have impact and jurisdiction to an architect’s work or practice. With education and experience as the preparatory requirements to the practice of architecture, the ExAC or Examination for Architects in Canada is a mandatory requirement to the profession. Accreditation and license can be obtained after complying with the requirements set by Canadian... ?Acknowledgment Content Page Objectives i Page ii Acknowledgment iii Content page iv Executive summary Terms of Reference Introduction 2 Discussion 2 Conclusion 5 Recommendations 5 Reference 7 Executive Summary The profession of being an...
Engineers in the construction industry
12 pages (3000 words) , Download 1 , Essay
...ARCHITECT GOES HOME The role of an architect is to designs buildings and oversees their construction in accordance to specifications. Architects are tasked with responsibility of ensuring that all cautionary measures are observed in the design (Scott & Brownian 2003, p25). Architects need to balance the available resources in a way that meets all the requirements of constructing a building. Once they leave the construction site, everything needs to be in order. However, this is usually not the case. There are many requirements when constructing a building. Definitely the building has to be big enough to serve its intended purpose. This is the primary goal... ? BUILDINGS ARE NOT ‘COMPLETE’ WHEN THE...
Germany and the germans class
1 pages (250 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect Peter Einsenman in Berlin Germany is extremely sophisticated and large than that one built for Roma and Sinti by Dani Karavan. It is despite the fact that the caravan memorial also includes the gypsies, lesbians and gay. It also concentrates on one aspect as opposed to Karavan’s memorial that incorporates a lot of aspects with different significances to be remembered. It thus offers a kind of diversity that is appropriate for tourists. 2. The ort or the underground place of information was a good idea when it was constructed for the memorial in German. This is because it provides housing for the people who... number Memorial of Holocaust Victims The Holocaust memorial that was built by the...
Modern Design HistoryMiddle ages inspiration
1 pages (250 words) , Term Paper
Only on StudentShare
...architects as inspiration of middle Ages The writings, designs, graphics etc of the famousarchitecture's are the inspiration of middle ages of this period and their books, references, designs become the references of this periods architecture workers as the study materials of the institutions. Some of the famous architectures are the following. The German architect Walter Adolph George Gropius (1883-1969) was the founder of Bauhaus and is generally known as one of the revolutionary masters of modern architecture. He was started his job field at his early age of 15 and in 17 the age he left the job and with his fellow employee started creation... of buildings and designed the front...
Personal Skills and Professional Development
8 pages (2000 words) , Assignment
Only on StudentShare
...Architects Pocket Book, Amsterdam:Elsevier/Architectural Press, eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), EBSCOhost, viewed 29 June 2014. Berndtson, C. 2011, "The Architect,” CRN, no. 1306, pp. 54-n/a. Careers in Construction. 2014. Home: Careers in Construction. Retrieved from http://www.careersinconstruction.com/ Cutter. 2011. 10 Key Skills Architects Must Have to Deliver Value. Executive Summary, 11: 10 retrieved from http://www.cutter.com/content-and-analysis/resource-centers/enterprise- architecture/sample-our-research/ear0810.html Hargan, J 2007, Liverpools Albert Dock, British Heritage, 27, 6... Construction Site Hazards Checklist", 2001, Building Design, pp. 23. Baden-Powell, C, Ross, A, & Hetreed, J...
Sexism and the Star System in Architecture
11 pages (2750 words) , Essay
Only on StudentShare
...architect profile; how kingmakers in architecture are usually men; and what it would look like if a woman were to be a kingmaker in architecture. II. Sexism and the Star System in Architecture The star system has, for a long time, dominated the way that architecture is run. The star system in architecture dominates who are the most sought-after design gurus in the field. Unfortunately, many times this system has favored men more than women in a statistical sense. Denise Scott Brown’s article Room at the Top?: Sexism and the Star System... in Architecture is found in Dana Arnold’s book: “[S]exism and the star system in architecture [exists because] ‘[s]tar [q]uality’ [is] a ‘mysterious amalgam...
1 - 50 results of 500 items