Leaders As Architects
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...Architects If leaders are architects of organizational culture, as the of this infers, what do leaders frame, design, or build? Leaders are architects in dynamic organizational framework. One important role leaders do is framing organizational culture. They ensure success of organization’s structural frameworks. Structural frameworks focus on the architecture of building organization culture. This normally includes goals, technology, duties and relationships and thorough coordination of them. The other frame is human resource frame that ensure relationship among employees and management. Finally, leaders are architects of the organizational, political frame that concerns power... and...
IMAGO Architects - Academic Writing
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...Architects Floating Glass Staircase Introduction Marketing a product is not simply producing one and exposing it through retailing. This may have been the case for a few small businesses and during the early years of trading, which was about centuries ago. Today, marketing a product such as a floating glass staircase, will need not only a good product design but a market research to enable a good marketing plan and product positioning. This paper is an advice to a chief architect on the importance of market research. Overview In marketing new products, it is always important to identify the target customers. The ways in which to start working on this is by profiling target... Market Research for Imago...
Savil Building by Glen Howells Architects
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...ARCHITECTS Sometimes when the norm is tweaked, limits are pushed and old definitions challenged, the stage is set for a experimentation and innovation. When and if that exercise is successful the author invariably creates a sensation. The Savill Building may be one such example. In its design, its response to the site, the climate, the design... The essay on investigates the architectural qualities of the Sevill Building with reference to eight critical themes identified in the course of study. The overarching design idea, that of environment-friendly and environment-protection interventions positions the chosen case study as a unique exemplar. SAVILL BUILDING, WINDSOR GREAT PARK BY GLENN HOWELLS ARCHITE...
The importance of minimalism to current architects
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...architects is Tadao Ando. He is a Japanese native who has influence the field by revolutionizing... IRCharacteristics of minimalism nature and environment Introduction Minimalism is a trend in architecture aimed as reducing the over decoration that was in the previous work. It tends to reduce the non essential parts of the art work leaving the essential parts to express more. The slogan ‘less is more’ forms the basis of this approach in design that emphasis on workability, simplicity and aesthetic keenness on distinctive style. Minimalism in architecture seeks to build each space with the lowest number of elements, so as to eliminate or avoid anything that might be fitting (Kevin10). There is minimum...
Architects And Styles In The Late 1900s In USA
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...ARCHITECTS AND STYLES IN LATE 1900S IN USA Late 19th Century design in America and the Foundations of 20th Century Modernism October 24, Table of Contents Late 19th Century design in America and the Foundations of 20th Century Modernism 1 October 24, 2011 1 1. Introdction 3 2. Architects and Architecture Styles 3 3. Conclusion 8 References 9 1. Introdction Architectural styles refer to the forms, shapes, techniques, materials, region, time period and other influences that define how a structure would appear. Over the centuries since man first started building permanent buildings, different architecture styles have emerged. The style of architecture...
Comparison and Analysis of Architects: Le Corbousier and Leon Krior
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...architects with two different focuses. Krier is an advocate for seeing cities as a whole, inthat each building must be harmonious with every other building. He also was concerned about the way that streets lay, as well as the urban spaces that populate the city, including parks and waterways. In this way, he really was a city planner, and he did not necessarily subscribe to a personal style. His only concern was that buildings look good together and the cities are constructed in the best possible way. Le Corbusier, on other hand, had a very different focus, and that was putting his signature touches onto this buildings, so that these buildings... ?Introduction Leon Krier and Le Corbusier are two modern...
Architects of building with gargoyles in New York City.
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...architect named Henry J. Hardenbergh. He was born in New Jersey and worked as an apprentice in New York with a architectural firm for five years before opening his own practice in 1871. Many refer to Hardenbergh as the architect who “left his indelible ink” in the world of architecture. (Gillon, 1988) Henry Vaughan is an Anglo-American architect who is claimed to be the one who the Americans... ? Gargoyles is a Gothic design which accentuates many buildings in New York. Although some views gargoyles as more on having a superstitious relevance, some say that it is merely used as a water diversion. Schermerhorn Building is one of the most popular gargoyle accentuated building and was designed by a great...
Architectural Criticism: Cypress at Byron Bay Designed by Award Winning Haysom Architects
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Discuss how mass production transformed architecture by focusing on either canonical works of modern architects or the works of
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...architects or the works of non-architects Introduction In the past few decades, major changes and technology and industrialization have been introduced. These changes have caused major shifts in how the usual work processes have been laid out, from the simplest household activities, to the most modern technological ventures. These changes also imply the faster and easier ways of carrying out activities, including the building of homes and the manufacturing of various products. The introduction of mass production in the building and design of homes has also brought about major changes in architecture... ?Discuss how mass production transformed architecture by focusing on either canonical works of modern...
Comparisson and analysis of Either one or both of the following architects: Le corbousier and leon Krior. (compare work and theory and application)
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...architects with two different focuses. Krier is an advocate for seeing cities as a whole, inthat each building must be harmonious with every other building. He also was concerned about the way that streets lay, as well as the urban spaces that populate the city, including parks and waterways. In this way, he really was a city planner, and he did not necessarily subscribe to a personal style. His only concern was that buildings look good together and the cities are constructed in the best possible way. Le Corbusier, on other hand, had a very different focus, and that was putting his signature touches onto this buildings, so that these buildings... Introduction Leon Krier and Le Corbusier are two modern...
Scrutinize the Qatar Architects Ethical and Professional Code of Conduct, Analyze and structure its components in canons, ethical standards (ES) and rules, according to the AIA and RIBA codes
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...Architects Professional of conducts and ethical standards This paper will examine and scrutinize professional and ethical code of conduct of Architects in Qatar, analyze its rules, ethical standards, and components in canons according to RIBA codes and AIA. The AIA and code of ethics is an essential aspect in enhancing the ability of architects to understand the professional responsibilities and ethical standards. This is the reason why the Qatari architect governing body has set standards that govern the way architects operate in Qatar. The first section of the paper will analyze Qatar architects code of conduct and professional work standards. The second part analyses and relates the AIA... Qatar...
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.
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...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...
Literature Review: Italian Renaissance. How did Antiquity influenced the Italian Renaissance Urban Architecture. To what extent were classical examples the main source of inspiration for the artists and architects of the Renaissance.
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...architect that can be studied for his influence in the beginning of the renaissance is Giotto di Bondone. His work was done at the end of the thirteenth century and the beginning of the fourteenth century. In this work a transitional view can be seen as the flattened concepts of the artistic aesthetic of the middle... Italian Renaissance Italian Renaissance Architecture How did Antiquity influence the Italian Renaissance Urban Architecture Literature Review: This review will examine the architecture of the urban Italian renaissance with an emphasis on the influential techniques and styles from older work created in ancient Greece and Rome that are still available to see today. As well, the specific...
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.
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...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...
How are contemporary designers and architects addressing the short and medium term needs for emergency and refugee shelter? What are the key considerations for designing these kinds of dwellings for the short and medium-terms? Explain with reference to th
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...architect to design the home in which they will live (Bell 2001). He adds that, alternatively, architecture is open-sourced, which should be accessible to everyone, particularly poorer members of the society specifically those who experience the destruction of or displacement from their homes. This essay will provide a comprehensive discussion concerning the merits of architecture as practical... SHORT AND LONG TERM CONSIDERATIONS TAKEN BY CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECHS AND DESIGNERS IN DEVELOPINGREFUGEE SHELTERS al Affiliation) Introduction The architectural profession is generally reliant on an elite clientele; Bell posits that, a very small percentage of home-buyers can actually afford to employ an archite...
ASSIGNMENT 04 Locals Only The Cool School (2008) and Visual Acoustics (2008) Los Angeles continues to be a ground for experimentation in architecture and the arts. Many contemporary architects practicing in Los Angeles are part of a larger collection and
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...architects practicing in Los Angeles constitute a larger collection and rich legacy that dominated the 1950s, 60s and 70s from the local artists and post-war architecture scene. The Cool School (2008) and Visual Acoustics (2008) films help in understanding the key concepts of experimental architecture (or art). Experimental architecture is a fundamental functional art that employs the concept of space, which defines the boundaries of artwork and creates the limits of our lives. Architecture is more abstract and dependent on the concept of space. Moreover, experimental architecture adopts the concepts of utility and sound that form... The Cool School (2008) and Visual Acoustics (2008) Many contemporary...
Dissertation: Italian Renaissance. How did Antiquity influenced the Italian Renaissance Urban Architecture. To what extent were classical examples the main source of inspiration for the artists and architects of the Renaissance.
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...Architects and Architecture of the Renaissance Rome Florence Pienza Chapter 6 – Painting and Sculpture of the Renaissance Chapter 7 – The Urban Conclusion... cities such as Florence and Milan. As the knowledge and scientific concepts of the ancients became disseminated through these communities, it becomes necessary to question the degree to which these innovations were the result of the influence of the past as opposed to the increased awareness of the populace. Perhaps these individuals, the artists and architects, were merely reacting to a greater educated public, the dawning of new scientific ideas rather than old ideas. The process of architectural theory, as...
Authorities Having Jurisdiction
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...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...
Housing Development Process
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...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...
Today's Architecture
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...Architects play a monumental role in the lives of people through the structures they design and in many cases chart the way for a society or a city (Gray, March 4, 2014). Ethics and social responsibility are a requirement of many professions including architecture notably lawyers and accountants have to adhere strictly to set a code of professional conduct and ethical responsibility. The Hippocratic Oath for doctors is well administered and followed from the start of schooling and required of doctors in all their practice. For architects... The Importance of Ethics and Social Responsibility in Architecture First of The Importance of Ethics and Social Responsibility in Architecture Introduction Archite...
Architecture Article
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...architect or engineer behind its construction. While engineers are responsible for the practical application of the plan and blueprint of the structure to be built, it is the architect who plots this plan, blueprint and also the image that they expect to see after finishing their project. Technically speaking, an architect is responsible for the planning, designing and overseeing the construction of a building. They are the ones who translate the "user's needs into the builder's requirements (Architecture)." Based from the discipline's description above, architecture is a discipline that requires both art... When one sees any breathtaking building or structure, he will immediately praise the...
Idealized Architecture + Public Implications
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...architects who were involved in the project. Yamaki, an architect at Hellmuth Yumaki and Leinweber comes out as the main suspect for the failure of the project (The Pruitt-Igoe Myth). The film brings out footages, historical reanalysis and raw data on the project. A clear insight into the film however reveals that the entire project failure cannot be blamed on architectural design. On the contrary... The Pruitt Igoe Myth and the Death of Modernism The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the Pruitt – Igoe project and the reasons behind the failure of this project. The images of this mega project’s towers crumbling to the ground clearly indicate that something had gone wrong. This has widely been blamed on the...
Personal Skills and Professional Development
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...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...
Herzog and de Meurion
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...architects who adhere to the Modernist Movement of architecture. Their works exemplify the basic characteristics predominant in the mentioned phase of architecture – simplicity, minimalism and elegance. It is in the simple geometric shapes and patterns that Herzog and De Meuron find their true skill in wielding their genius when it comes to architectural design. Both architects refine the modernist traditions of simplicity and showcase feats of innovation. Amidst this innovation, the core characteristics of what describes a modernist architecture... (YOUR (THE The Pioneers of Modernism and their Attempts for a Post-Modern Synthesis Jacques Herzog and Pierre De Meuron are two of the most important Swiss...
Experiencing bamboo: Analyzing the material in an alternative way
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...architects. This hollow-stemmed grass is not just for flimsy tropical huts anymore – it is getting significant attention in the world as a serious architectural material. Many organisations and research groups are quantifying the strengths of bamboo, while investigating treatments to protect this material so that it can be used in more permanent types of buildings and in other climates. Structural research, such as that conducted by the Pontificia University Javeriana in Bogota, Columbia, has led to a better understanding of bamboo‘s innate qualities.2 “Forget steel and concrete. The building material of choice for the 21st century might just be bamboo.”3 It appears that...
Computer in architecture: Norman Foster's Swiss Re building in London
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...architects rely on computer software and modeling compliments to facilitate the design process. As with any professional trade, technology has profoundly impacted upon the way in which architects integrate with projects and delineate the way in which future monuments, buildings, and infrastructure take shape. Oftentimes, the degree and extent to which the individual observer can note the impact that computer assisted design have had with regards to a given structure is limited. Other times, a close examination of the design features and the ultimate telltale markings of computer assisted design are evident... . For purposes of this brief analytical piece, the author will be focusing upon the...
Object-Oriented Applications DB One
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...Architects Software architects play numerous and dynamic roles in the IT industry, based on their field of specialization and the level of software design they undertake. One of the primary roles... ? Object-Oriented Applications DB One Affiliation: Software Architecture Defined Software design and development has taken diverse and dynamic positions especially with the current trends in technological advancement. Software systems are continuously improved, advanced, or sophisticated to suit different users in the respective fields of application. In this pursuit, software architecture comes in to define, provide and aid the process through system designs that enhance software application across the...
Architecture and Environment
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...architects look at the environment to guarantee the reduction of energy consumption that will lead to a sustainable development (American Institute of Architects, 2013). They consider whether the environment can offer resources that can be used to facilitate the construction such as clay waste, which can be used to carry out landscaping and development around the construction (Haddad, Rifkind, & Laurence, 2014). Materiality is also another consideration that architects put in place because it has a significant effect on the building... Architecture and Environment Affiliation Architecture and Environment Architecture and environment have a very close relationship. Prior to any construction work,...
Please write an important and relevant question to the designers and to the Amazon corporation that reflects what you have learned about the role of architecture in this class.
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...architects to realize postmodernism. While it sounds like a good idea, it is destruction to historical progress. While appreciating the great step that Amazon wants to take, the question is will the proposed building conform to the natural characteristics in the environment. In what unique way is the building trying to re-establish the already lost contact with nature? Most of the architects are keen at attracting media attention from the outside representation of their designs. However, it is very true that they have failed to strike the real balance between historical designs and logic. This is evident in the use of color... and general impracticality in designs. If this is the way...
Select a notable quote or phrase, which capture your thoughts about Architecture.
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...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...
Good Communications in architectural practice and management.
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...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...
Computers in architecture- Mercedes-Benz Museum in Germany
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...Architects all around the globe are using digital tools to make their creative thoughts into a reality (Bermudez). Digital technology allows architects to form models and create prototypes without having to use or waste any physical material. Moreover, latest architectural digital tools allow architects to view these models in three dimensions and from all sides. With the help of these tools architects have been able to create buildings that comprise of a complex structure (Bermudez). One such building is the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. The building... ? Supervisor] Computers in architecture Introduction: Over the past few years computers have become a necessary tool in the field of architecture....
Global Market Research Case Study Analysis
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...Architects and Planners is a Canadian based architectural firm which has grown from a one man architectural practice to a thriving 19 people business now specializing in construction of recreational facilities. The firm initially concentrated on the housing market and survived a market downturn in the 1980s courtesy of diversification and creating an alliance with Creative Aquatics which ultimately gave the parent company a firmer grip of the recreational facilities market. Creative Aquatics provided aquatics programming and technical operations expertise (materials, systems, water treatment, safety, and so on) to complement the design... Describe the situation discussed in the case. Sperry/MacLennan...
Practitioner interview
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...architect active in the profession. The answers to the questions are responses provided by the interviewee. 1. Why take up Architecture as a profession of choice? Architecture is a very creative and interactive profession. It revolves around the fact that complex buildings and structures can be created out of simple ideas and designs. In addition, the profession provides limitless opportunities since housing remains one of the most fundamental human needs. 2. What skills does... College: Business and Management (Strategic Management) The following questions were formulated to aid in conducting the earlier planned interview and subsequently establish key features, prerequisites, and expectations of an...
Japanese architecture - traditional wood connection compare/ contrast to modern buildings
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...architects borrowed in their efforts to design modern buildings. The differences are features that modern architects deem unfit to be adopted in the construction of modern buildings. The architectural style of the Ise shrine presents an example of the Japanese traditional wood connection... Comparing and contrasting Japanese architecture with modern buildings. The analysis of Japanese traditional wood connection architecture reveals varying differences and similarities with modern buildings. “If you see Japanese temples made of wood, you can see how the architecture is made up. They have a clear construction and transparency and they are quite simple.” (Hay 1) The similarities are features that modern...
Academic Reading-Text Analysis
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...architects engage in a wide range of activities some of which include making business choices, design deliberations and critiques, interacting with clients, sealing contracts, as well as developing and recognizing staff. Consequently, it is imperative for them to make the right and best choices in each of these circumstances so as to guarantee fairness to the parties involved as well as protect the image of the profession. In addition to giving a snapshot of the various ethical concerns embedded... in architecture, this report goes further to put into perspective how architects may incorporate ethics in their practice with different stakeholders. Objectives of this...
Property Development Essay
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...Architect 05 Town Planner 07 Property Developer/Architect/Town Planner in Alliance 08 Industry Associations 10 Conclusion 11 References 12 1.0 Executive Summary This report is one of a set of issues paper prepared as part of an investigation into the planning challenges existing in the development of property in Australia. The formulation of a range of issues following a research... into the role of the three key players in the development process in Australia in planning and property matters are dealt here. This paper analyses the roles of the three key players, namely the Architect, the Property Developer,...
Field writing (architecture) critical response analysis essay
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...Architect’s Journal has developed a list of top 10 video games with the best architecture in them. “The Architects’ Journal selects the finest architecture from the worlds of computer and video games” (Patel, 2009). The purpose of this sorting is to divert the audiences... Critique of the informal piece The prime intention of the makers of video games is to impart fun through them. In doing so, they have to play with features and graphics. This is what connects video games to architecture. Castles, homes and cathedrals are common to be seen in the video games and their design and aesthetic appeal is fundamental to the interest of the audiences. Considering the architecture used in video games, The...
Assignment 8
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...architects and writers only make a small proportion. Part 2 Key: 1-manufacturers 2-public utilities 3-engineers 4-hospitals 5-radio/TV 6-city/town planners 7-small businesses 8-sales reps 9- Miscellaneous 10- Land surveyors 11- Consultants 12- Architects 13-writers/editors The above bar graph illustrates... Project 9 Part The pie chart shows proportions of buyers of “Platin” by user group for thelast year in relation to the total 14,236 sales. The categories in this data are mutually exclusive and the added proportions add up to total sales. As displayed in the pie chart, some categories like manufacturers make a big proportion of the total number of sales while others like consultants, land surveyors,...
Examining the need for more fully accredited Schools of Architecture in historically Black Colleges & Universities.
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...Architects in the US and the white architects. African Americans only represent 1.5% of the entire body of licensed Architects in the United States. This translates to approximately 1,580 African American architects out of the over 100,000 that are licensed in the United States. A further study by the same bureau goes ahead to give us the population of female African American architects... , and it is a shameful statistic of only 186 females. This translates to about 12% of the 1.5% of the licensed architects in the United States (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008). These statistics sure call for the examination of this issue to ensure that there are more fully accredited...
Talk about contemporary architecture by gilles de bure.
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...architects and showcases their pieces which exhibit the contemporary nature of the mentioned architectural movement. Before delving into content analysis, the physical aspects... ? (YOUR (THE A Book Review on Gilles de Bure’s Talk About Contemporary Architecture The book created by Gilles de Bure entitled Talk About Contemporary Architecture talks about a deeper appreciation and understanding for contemporary architecture from the 20th up to the 21st centuries. Mainly, the book focuses itself on the rise and domination of contemporary architecture. It revolves on the purpose and the distinct features of the contemporary movement. To add to this, the book takes the reader into the minds of several...
Myth of the Pioneer Vernacular
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...architects in the field. Architects who have used expensive materials in order to build their respective designed structures propose that with the modern construction methods, people can be saved from improper housing. However, the fact remains that with the usage of modern constructions, poor people are not able to get housing for themselves because of the expensive material which is used in the design process. It is due to this reason that architects like Hassan Fathy have come up with the ways in which poor people can also afford respective housing with minimal economic cost (Fathy). Hassan Fathy presented a wide... Myth of the Pioneer Vernacular Introduction Vernacular architecture has been...
Consuming Architecture
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...Architects are majorly concerned about the original goals of a building. These individuals are later surprised with the outcome at the end of the day. A building somehow adapts its own... ? Consuming Architecture Consuming Architecture It is common to see a bogus building going up and the council does nothing about it. The city council supports such ordinary designs and at the end of the day they turn out ugliest. Property developers are also in a hurry to see their buildings going up and their aim is to make quick money. Such property developers are less concerned about the beauty aspects of the building. Property developers need to ask themselves questions such as whether or not the building will...
Final wooden house /sou Fujimoto
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...Architects Affiliation with more information about affiliation, research grants, conflict of interest and how to contact Final Wooden House by Sou Fujimoto Architects Final Wooden House built in 2008 by the Sou Fujimoto Architects, has been made from “chunky timber beams” (Tumblr, 2013, p.1). It is the one of most attractively constructed dwellings that still claims the attention of the viewers. Located in Kumamoto, Japan, the house uses “large beams of 350mm square cedar” and the pieces are stacked on “top of one another” (Tumblr, 2013, p.1). Although the Wooden House occupies a relatively tiny space, it looks so enticing and elaborate due to its “lack of sprawling... Final Wooden House by Sou Fujimoto...
Interior architecture in context
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...architects While Aldo Rossi is an individual architect born in the year 1931, Herzog & De Meuron is a firm of architects that was established in the year 1978, as both the partners, Herzog and De Meuron were born in Basel and studied architectcture together, graduating from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1975. As Aldo Rossi excelled in the art of architecture in theory and drawing, he gained international repute during the period 1972 to 1988 as he achieved distinction internationally in the areas of theory drawing and architecture. Rossi did serve as a course assistant with reputed architects... Interior architecture in context Comparison between ALDO ROSSI and HERZOG&DE MEURON About the...
Examining the need for more fully accredited Schools of Architecture in historically Black Colleges & Universities.
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...Architects in the US and the white architects. African Americans only represent 1.5% of the entire body of licensed Architects in the United States. This translates to approximately 1,580 African American architects out of the over 100,000 that are licensed in the United States. A further study by the same bureau goes ahead to give us the population of female African American architects... HBCUS ARCHITECTURE Examining the need for more fully accredited Schools of Architecture in Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Back in the days when there was still widespread racism in the United States, there used to be no higher education centers that served the blacks. This was probably due to the discrim...
Art 2
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...architects build public transports (buses, subways, roads, tracks... Jacopo de Pontormo’s "The Visitation" inspired Bill Violoa’s “The Greeting”. Although Jacopo de Pontormo’s “The Visitation” was a painting and Bill Violoa’s “The Greeting” is captured on video, the two have the same subject matter. Pontormo was influenced by Leonardo Da’Vinci, since Pontormo was his apprentice. Thus Pontormo’s main subjects were influenced Da’Vinci. Thus his subjects were of Biblical nature. “The Visitation” was a portrayal of the time when Mary tells her cousin Elizabeth that she is expecting a child. Bill Violoa’s “The Greeting” is the same scene. Bill Violoa’s “The Greeting” was an attempt to put Pontormo’s “The ...
Community Design
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...Architects in the form of pro bono services. Public Architecture is the primary factor in attracting talented architects... Synopsis: This is a one page with two works cited. The of this is the intent and strategies of Pro Bono Design. The activist practices of Pro Bono Design Collaborative, including its strengths and weakness will be evaluated in this abstract. The Pro Bono Design Collaboratives demonstrated history and optimal levels of project sustainability may appear astounding for a not for profit organization. The Pro Bono Design Collaborative receives required services from the pro social contributions of professionals from the disciplines of design and construction. One of the important elements...
A Research Proposal on 'Climate Change - A Global Problem. How can Professional Help?'
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...architects in climate change. 1.1 Aim The aim is to identify the place for professional architects in determining how to limit climate change, by evaluating their attitudes toward climate change and their responsibilities as architects. It is anticipated that this project... Running Head: CLIMATE CHANGE-A GLOBAL PROBLEM Climate Change - A Global Problem. How can Professionals Help? [Your Uni] Contents Table Page 1.0 Introduction 3 1.1 Aim 4 1.2 Objectives 4 1.3 Research Question ...
Cover letter
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...architect has always been my dream especially with the landmark projects that always inspire me in my work. I have had a week’s work experience at Broadway Malyan... Applicant’s Physical Address Mobile Contact Email Address Application Recipient Company Street Address Dear (Recipient Name), RE: APPLICATION FOR JOB PLACEMENT Following the university’s student placement program, I am writing to express my interest to work in the company where I can expound on my experience. I am pursuing a degree in architecture and I have studied art and graphic design which has improved my designing skills in an amicable way. I have perfected my skills in drawing and I work with photoshop software very well. Being an arc...
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