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...building to four self contained residential units including their strata subdivision. Background: The building has a traditional two storey terrace form and constructed in the early eighties. SITE AND SURROUNDING DEVELOPMENT The building lies within the redfern estate conservation area. The site is not a part of the collective group with the same terrace at the streetscape. It has traditional two storey terrace form and scale appears its construction... ? DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION ASSESSMENT DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION ASSESSMENT Application No: Lot 7 D.P 56047 Application Site: Redfern Estate conservation area, CA42, George Street. Proposal: Minor alterations for the change of use of an existing commercial...
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Memo to the Building Manager
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...Building Manager The Regional Manager of Rite properties The Building manager of The Plaza Date: 16th October, 2014 Re: Revisions for initial memo I have noted with much concern the problems that you have communicated with the residents at the Plaza. Most of the issues highlighted are genuine and should be worked on for proper living conditions in the area. However, it is important to communicate to the residents in a manner that they will appreciate and feel respected. Professionalism is key. As such, I have made some suggested recommended revisions that are presented herein. These should be corrected for effective communication and relationship between you as the manager... Memo to the Building...
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The building institute of training and developing
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...building institute of training and developing The process of demolishing and rebuilding is a process of perciceness, safety, professional surveying of the project so it is done correctly, and cost effectiveness. It is a basis process which from start to finish of making sure that all regulations are correctly handled, and that the process is done accurately. TASK 1 The process of removing as-pesos must be done with the windows shut so that it does not escape from the house. This then makes it so that you can remove the asbestos quickly from the front door and bring it in a proper disposal unit. Then the stench of asbestos does not remove....
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The Building of the Panama Canal
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...Building of the Panama Canal 16 August (word count 144) Introduction The idea of a canal passing through Panama has been in the making for a long time. It was a tantalizing idea that did not escape even the earliest explorers who discovered a vast continent such as America. A water passage between north and south America makes sense all the more as civilization progressed and trade increased with the rise of the ocean-going vessel steamers; the Panama Canal creates a shortcut between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. This is an idea whose time had come, back in the nineteenth century when commercial pressures lead to a desire for faster travel times. The birth of the Industrial... the same...
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CASE STUDY: The building manager Leighton Holdings
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...Building Manager – Leighton Holdings 3 Executive Summary 3 CASE STUDY: The Building Manager – Leighton Holdings 5 Introduction and Problem Definition 5 Operating Principles 5 Management Principles and Change Management 6 Business Environment, Strategy, and SWOT Analysis 6 Conclusion and Recommendation 7 References 8 Appendix A: Figures 9 Executive Summary 2 Introduction and Problem Definition 2 Operating Principles 2 Management Principles and Change Management 2 Business Environment, Strategy, and SWOT Analysis 2 Conclusion and Recommendation 2 References 2 Appendix A: Figures 2 CASE STUDY: The Building Manager – Leighton Holdings Executive Summary A study has... Table of Contents CASE STUDY: The...
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The Building of the Progressive Field
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...Building of the Progressive Field The progressive park, popularly known as the home ground for Cleveland Indians, is a baseball park in the downtown of Ohio State. The park is one of the best in terms of comfort and attendance and was actually voted as the best park by fans in 2008. Inaugurated in 1994, the park was initially named James Park in honor of the team owner. However, most recently, the park’s name was changed to the current name after Progressive Insurance Company purchased its naming rights. The progressive Field is one of the two gateway projects that were commissioned to revitalize Cleveland back in the 1990s. The other project is the Gund Arena which is the home field... for...
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The Building of a Hamiltonian America
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...Building of a Hamiltonian America The commonwealth system that characterized the late 18th century had created an economy based on the ability of private business to use political power to create wealth for all the people. Nearly all political factions, both Federalists and Republicans, agreed that a strong economy was in the best interests of everyone. Yet two powerful figures, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson, disagreed on where the political power should reside. Jefferson saw the country as a system of rural individuals where their livelihood was based in agriculture and their political power was derived from individual rights. Hamilton viewed the country as as an integrated system...
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The Building of the Panama Canal
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...Building of the Panama Canal 16 August (word count 144) Introduction The idea of a canal passing through Panama has been in the making for a long time. It was a tantalizing idea that did not escape even the earliest explorers who discovered a vast continent such as America. A water passage between north and south America makes sense all the more as civilization progressed and trade increased with the rise of the ocean-going vessel steamers; the Panama Canal creates a shortcut between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. This is an idea whose time had come, back in the nineteenth century when commercial pressures lead to a desire for faster travel times. The birth of the Industrial... the same...
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Timber Certification in the Building Industry
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...Building Industry by [Click and type [Type number] [Type [Type date] Contents Primary/Secondary Sources 4 Research Project / Methodology 5 Timber Certification Schemes 8 Mutual Recognition 10 Chain of Custody 12 Certification Under FSC 13 Chain of Custody Audit 15 Government's Position on Timber Procurement 19 Present and Evaluate Findings 20 Conclusion 21 Multinational Timber Certification 23 Trada. (2002). The UK government's position in timber procurement. http://www.trada.co.uk/topics/environmental/government.htmlhl=timber+certification%2Ctimber%2Ctimbers%2Ccertification%2Ccertifications 39 Research Proposal The timber industry itself is normally... Timber Certification in the...
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The building of the restaurant
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...building rent is fixed because raw material cost is based on sales volumes. If the sales volumewill increase then the total cost for the raw material will be increased and vise versa. The cost of building rent is fixed because the restaurant will have to pay a certain fix amount of rent every year hence the cost will be considered as fixed cost. Computation of Variable cost per unit: Total Raw material cost = $650 Total sales volume = 1000 units Variable cost per unit = $.65 per unit. Computation of Fixed cost per unit: Total Fixed cost = $9000 Total sales volume = 1000 units Fixed cost per unit = $9.00 per unit. If sales volume increases... Cost for the Raw material is variable and the cost of...
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Should the Building Engineer Belong to the Religious Organization
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...Building Engineer Belong to the Religious Organization? Word Count: 500 (2 pages Are you surprised at the outcome of this case? Why? ?2. As a church employer in your religion, what reason would you give for requiring that the building engineer be of the same religion? ?3. Are you able to draw a bright line between excessive interference with church business and the government wanting to ensure employment protection for all? Explain. (500 words) The outcome of the case study, the reasons for requiring a church employee to be of the same religion and the separation of church and state are all issues which will be addressed here. There was quite a bit of surprise... ? CASE STUDY Case Study: Should the...
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The role of the building surveyor in the planning system today
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...BUILDING SURVEYOR IN THE PLANNING SYETEM TODAY The Role of the Building Surveyor in thePlanning System Today The Role of the Building Surveyor in the Planning System Today Surveying has always been an essential element and requirement in the planning, execution and completion of nearly every form of development and construction of the human environment since the beginning of recorded history. According to International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), surveying can be any or all of following activities (Foster, n. d., pp.1-2): The determination of the size and shape of the earth. The positioning... THE ROLE OF THE...
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Occupations that are more dangerous then the building trades
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...Building Trade. The fatality frequency determines how dangerous an occupation is. The greater the fatality rate, the hazardous the occupation is. The fatality of a work place may also be influenced by contact with dangerous and harmful equipment and dangerous falls. Exposures to harmful environment, the workers inflict injuries to themselves by shooting and stabbing each other (Cullen 8). One of the most dangerous occupations is the fishing industry. The fishermen work for very long hours daily throughout the week (Cullen). They work without proper rest and most work during the night. The freezing waters, unpredictable storms, harsh weather conditions... Occupations That Are More Dangerous Then...
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How land, labor, and capital were the building blocks of the US economy
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...building of better transport infrastructure can deliver good in less time and in a more... ? By: 10th Nov, Contribution of the factors of production towards the US economic growth The United s is the largest producer and economic power of the word. It produces more than half of the world’s output and the growth of the US economic is mostly attributed to the factors of production: land, labor, capital and entrepreneurs. In this assignment the major focus is on land, labor and capital that has a major contribution towards US economic growth. The productivity of the US land and natural resources has increased with time. With efficient systems and technological improvements the US cropland value stood at the ...
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Discussion on how the architect has either expressed or hidden the making of the building in its details and/or ornament
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...building being one of the more important public attractions in the United States as it is now used as a museum and open to the public. Because... 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 bold use of cantilevers leaving concrete masses in horizontal form to seem as if they are suspended in midair. The architecture of the house is considered a masterpiece with the...
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As a church employer in your religion, what reason would you give for requiring that the building engineer be of the same religion
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...Building Engineer Belong to the Religious Organization? Word Count: 500 (2 pages Are you surprisedat the outcome of this case? Why? 
2. As a church employer in your religion, what reason would you give for requiring that the building engineer be of the same religion? 
3. Are you able to draw a bright line between excessive interference with church business and the government wanting to ensure employment protection for all? Explain. (500 words) The outcome of the case study, the reasons for requiring a church employee to be of the same religion and the separation of church and state are all issues which will be addressed here. There was quite a bit of surprise... CASE STUDY Case Study: Should the...
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How did the architecture of the Renaissance palazzo respond to the functions required of the building type (Suggestions: Palazzo Rucellai, Florence; Palazzo Medici, Florence; Palazzo Corner, Venice)
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...buildings by their excessive emphasis on questions of form and style. Most of the great building projects of the Italian... The Renaissance Palazzo: Architecture and Function Fifteenth century Florence saw the highest point of the Italian Renaissance. This is obvious in the many works of art, sculpture and architecture that were made in this period. Much of this beauty was commissioned by the wealthy ruling families of Italy. They ordered the work not only for the development of culture and the arts in their cities, but also to show off their material wealth. This was how they demonstrated their status in a very class-conscious society. “Art historians bury the why – and hence the sociology – of...
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The building of the interstate highway system
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... American Civil Rights Movement Introduction The American Civil Rights Movement was a mass protest, which was againstdiscrimination and racial segregation in southern United States. The American Civil Rights Movement came into national prominence during the period of mid-1950s. The roots of this movement can be traced to the era of African slaves where their descendants started resisting racial oppression and they also advocated for the abolishment of slavery. This effectively led to the American slaves being emancipated due to the Civil War and they were also granted vital civil rights. These civil rights were granted during the Fourteenth and the Fifteenth amendments were done to the US... American...
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Eitherv the Building of the Holocaust Memorial
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...build structures to increase anti-sentiment and propaganda. What is worse are the lies that are being told about the Auschwitz camp and the Holocaust.... XXX XXX XXX XXX Reaction paper to David Cole Interviews Dr. Franciszek This video has been interesting to watch. The points brought up by David Colewere surprising and made me think a lot more about what the truth about the Holocaust. Cole’s expedition in Auschwitz was an eye-opener and now I am curious about the truth. There were many points brought up that concern me. As I think about what was discussed I feel like what I “knew” about the Holocaust I am not so sure about anymore. Why would the tour guides knowingly lie about the truths of Auschwitz? W...
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Eitherv the Building of the Holocaust Memorial
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...?XXX XXX XXX XXX Reflection David Cole Interviews Dr. Franciszek David Cole had conducted a wonderful investigation. His video has taught me a lot about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Cole made many decisive blows about the Holocaust and he creates a strong argument. From all of the evidence he reveals hidden truths about Germany’s past. Was the Holocaust as bad as it was publicized to be? I find it interesting how we are still taught the Holocaust in school when there is so much evidence showing that the Holocaust is not half as bad as we are taught. We are taught that internment camps consisted of forced labor with the smell of death permeating in the air. But Cole’s video points out... XXX XXX XXX...
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What makes a property sustainable and how could we increase the percentage of the building stock that is sustainable
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...building materials and energy, flexibility in expenses and return, the green space design, and landscape and natural ecology (Ling and Archer 2005). The total percentage of energy used in space heating and supplying warm water and curbing carbon dioxide emissions... International Real E and Planning: Property Sustainability College: Introduction The shortage in natural resources, landscape and biodiversity depletion as well as the global climate change faces the society today. A larger percentage of resources and consumption of energy is majorly affected by the property development hence the need for sustainable development. The property sustainable is determined by a number of factors including;...
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Describe the international market for building materials. What products make up the building materials market, and what share of the market does each product represent How is demand distributed world-wide, and which countries can be described as key
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...Building Materials The purpose of this paper is to describe the international market for building materials in relationto CEMEX. The format that this paper will utilize is to first identify what products make up the building materials market and then determine what share of the international market each product holds. Lastly this paper will describe how the demand is distributed worldwide as well as providing some opinions on how CEMEX can capitalize on these new growth opportunities. According to ASC (2010) it is the case that “anything that can be used for the purpose of construction could be considered a building material”. From this perspective, this paper will put... The International Market for...
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Iconic building, building underground
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...BUILDING: BUILDING UNDERGROUND Introduction When terrorist struck the twin towers of the World Trade Centre (WTC) in what is popularly knownas the September 11 attacks, several questions came up about the vulnerabilities of super –skyscrapers. There was and still are widespread speculations that the towers were structurally faulty, that the fire fighting equipment failed to operate or that the towers’ columns of steel melted causing the collapse (Eager & Musso, 2001). The mechanism by which the seemingly gigantic and solid edifices unexpectedly collapsed, killing many, became the subject of discussion by experts in building and construction industry. The debates mainly covered topics... ICONIC...
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Describe the salient differences between balloon framing and platform framing systems. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each method of framing Why has platform framing become the dominant method within the building industry
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...building. The two major framing techniques utilized in the wood construction are the Balloon Framing method and Platform Framing... No: Balloon Framing and Platform Framing Systems Introduction Wood construction is oneof the oldest methods of construction that man formulated. With the passage of time, many construction methods and techniques are adopted to make the structure more adapted to the environment, to the living standards and in the sense of aestheticism. While, wood is the most sustainable material, other materials like iron, steel, stone, clay, soil, etc are also utilized for the construction. However, the importance of the wood construction is never neglected. Frame works as the skeleton of...
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God, the Great Chasm, and the Building of Bridges
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...Full The Love that Binds Enemies In his attempt to look at Christianity and Islam objectively, Volf describes the essential difference between the two religions using Benedict XVI’s Resenberg statement and an open letter, weighing the arguments through logical approach. It has been the claim of the former pope that the Gods of Islam and Christianity are completely different as opposed to the argument of Muslims that the two religions are serving the same God. Volf does not simply agree or disagree with the statement but he digs deeper into the faith of the two religions to examine the differences or similarities. Mentioning that the Muslims are serving a violent God because of their vicious... The Love...
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Green Building
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...Building Introduction Hamilton is one of the most advanced cities in Canada hosting a population of around 700, 000 people. The city has a very high student population owing to the many learning institutions that it has. One of the most important aspects in a student’s life is accommodation. Without appropriate accommodation, the performance of the student may deteriorate due to varying factors an example being health. Most of the buildings in the city are pre-modern and thus the importance of giving or rather outlining a new design in which a building can get remodeled through. The contemporary world is faced with numerous problems one of them being pollution, it is important to go through... ? Green...
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Seagram building
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...Building Introduction New York has a particular fondness for sky scrapers since it has always been in love with the idea of creating very tall buildings that constantly trump one another in terms of beauty, function and most importantly, height. The Seagram Building is one such sky scraper and even though it does not claim to be the highest or even the most functional building, it certainly holds a high level of beauty and charm which is important for New York and is also important for all students of architecture as well as design (Muschamp, 1999). The Building itself is located at 375 Park Avenue which is between the 52nd Street and the 53rd Street in Manhattan. The design... of the...
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Architecture Building
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...Building Founded in 11907, The Deutscher Werkbund was an association of architects, designers, artists and industrialists in Germany who sought to harmonize the development of modern structure and industries in the country. The association sought to provide the country with a uniform design of structures and industrial planning thus earning the country competitive advantage against other European nations such as England and France that had devised unified structural design and had thus began influencing the types of constructions in the country. The association would therefore facilitate the construction of modern structures that portrayed the social, political and economic features... Architecture...
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Building research
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...building. The building started its construction in the year 1960 and ended in 1963. The University Library and Yale Corporation currently govern it. The Beinecke contains world’s rare books and manuscripts. The Beinecke Library contains books that were printed before the year 1800. Some books of Latin America are as old as 1751 and some manuscripts and newspaper of the 18th century. In the central tower, the library... Beinecke Library Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is the rare book Yale University Library Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is located at Yale University premises situated in New Haven, Connecticut. Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill collectively designed the...
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Sustainable building
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...Building No: Sustainable Building Introduction Sustainable building is the one that has higher energy efficiency, does not or less produces or less contribute in producing the green house gases emissions and the building that makes no burden to the ecology and environment. The construction of such a building is practically possible by making smaller changes to the way we live and construct our houses. Sustainable building utilized the sustainable materials that are renewable. Moreover a structure that utilizes less resources and utilizes the sustainable resources like solar, wind, geothermal, etc to provide the energy demand and provides an environmental security, is a sustainable... ? Sustainable...
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Building Surveyor
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...Building Surveying Introduction 2. What is building surveying 3. Needs for Building Surveying 4. Importance 5. Career opportunities 6. References Introduction- A new profession emerged within surveying during 1970s known as Building surveying, however since that time there has been little awareness of Building Surveying in the world. At that time other built environment and property professions such as Architecture and Quantity Surveying are more widely recognized. Building Surveying is one of the widest areas of surveying practice. The areas of surveying are basically about people, politics and places... . In this paper ...
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CTV Building
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...Building Table of Contents Executive Summary 3 Introduction 4 2. Analysis 6 2 Key Role Players 6 2.2 Key Stakeholders 10 3. Evaluation of consequences 14 4. Summary and Conclusion 14 References 15 Executive Summary This report identifies the main key role players and stakeholders of the collapse of the CTV building. The report produced by the Royal Commission had also officially identified the key players after the disaster. This report aims to evaluate the faults on the part of the key players and stakeholders leading to technical deficiencies in the design of the building. Gerald Shirtcliff was the CTV building’s site manager and he was later found to have faked his qualifications... and...
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Building Construction
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...BUILDING CONSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATION Introduction Building construction is the process of adding in a structure within an own real e property. It could be observed that when such process is being taken into consideration, the owner holds the responsibility of creating certain plans that would make the structure he is to establish and the real estate where he would place in the establishment would work well together. Undeniably, this would mean the involvement of different issues and procedures of planning that are supposed to be prepared and completed before, during and after the building of the structure. Close attention is supposed to...
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Building conservation
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...building conservation – on restoration. An example of varied built heritage of England It should be born in mind that even those object of architecture, which hasn’t acquired the public acknowledgement jet, should also be maintained with the greatest care and with the least interference. The restoration of the 20th century architecture should not be neglected Restoration can be taken as the process of returning a heritage object to a known earlier state, without the introduction of new material. This process can be more clearly defined... Having crossed the threshold of the third millennium, we started pondering seriously over the historical and architectural heritage, which we received from our...
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Building Certification
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...Building Certification Executive Summary Ignorance of the law shall not excuse non-compliance. The certification of this building will depend on whether the set building fire and safety regulations have been met. The exit access as well as discharge has to be adequate enough to allow for the occupants to exit in case of a fire or any other kind of emergency. These exit and other aspects of the geometry of the school building are dictated by the travel distance to exits as well as the occupant load. With the lack of an automatic sprinkler system, a firewall with high fire resistance is necessary though a negative for an...
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Building Regulations
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...Building           In  1990,  the  Tate  Collection  had  outgrown  the  original  Tate  Gallery  on  Millbank.  It  was  then  decided  to  create  a  new  gallery  in  London,  displaying  the  international  modern  component  of  the  Tate  Collection.  It  was  the  first  time  in  over  a  decade  that  London  would  have  a  museum  dedicated  to   modern  art.  Tate  Modern  was  created  2000,  once  a  former  power  station,  designed  by  well-known  architect  Sir  Giles  Gilbert  Scott,  that  had  been  closed  in  1982.   The  former  power  station  offered  all  the  space  that  was  needed  for  the  new  museum.           An  international  architectural...  ...
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Building Design
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...BUILDING DESIGN Building Design and Energy Efficiency in Lights and Windows This is a research paper on various definitions and information related to building design. The first part of the paper talks about four concepts in financial analysis of projects or properties namely, payback period, rate of return, internal rate of return and life-cycle analysis. The next part of the paper talks about energy efficiency in buildings as contributed by various technologies in lighting. The last portion of the paper narrates the contribution of the latest technologies in window design that contribute to energy efficiency. Building Design Payback period is the amount of time it will take... Running Head: BUILDING ...
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Intelligent Building
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...Building Management Systems and Maintenance Scheduling in Engineering and Construction Intelligent Building Introduction Engineering are a scientific principles or professional art as well as the practical knowledge applied in designing of structures, machines and construction. Intelligent building can be pointed out as the building that satisfies the aim of an organization and meets long term aspirations of the society. It is sustainable in terms of energy, water consumption and maintains minimal impact to the environment in terms of emissions and waste (Croome, 2009). These buildings meet the needs of...
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Building Technologies
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...building technologies of medieval cities socially shaped' Building technologies is one of the most elementary developments for the human society. It was a transition from the rural to urban ways of living at any period and the issue of building technologies is mainly concerned with the technical dimension and its distribution to the physical form and foundation of medieval towns and cities. The social structure of the buildings was not inspired only by peculiar political and economic ways of that time, but also the social configuration of the community. Questions like, what brought about the invention of agriculture, transport The contribution to the evolvement of socially... 'To what extent were the...
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Building Construction
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...building construction and changes in the context of fire prevention Introduction Over the years man has been very creative in his pursuit of a comfortable surrounding. One of his major fundamental needs was a shelter which was very sufficient in protecting man from the hostile outside environment. Buildings as one of the magnificent products of mans creativity are under engineering and architecture (Serageldin, 1997). They have a wide range of shapes and functions, and have been modified throughout history for quite a number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to risk factors, to land prices, specific uses and aesthetic reasons Since shelter is a necessity... History of...
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Building Services
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...building with possibilities of thermal, visual and acoustic discomfort in the occupied portions, six rooms at various positions within the building each intended for various activities, and means by which such discomfort can be minimised. There are also suggestions on how to select suitable heating and ventilation systems for each room taking into account their position within the building and the activities each is meant for. Lastly... insulations installed in the walls to shield from radiative heat loss. Convectional loss can be reduced by having windows with glass panes so that heat loss is contained while natural lighting is made available. The rooms should also be otherwise airtight and...
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Building Performance
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...Building Performance The structure selected was Greenwich millennium village. The Waste management and recycling: As it was d in case study of the construction, it was concentrated on innovative solutions and environment principles. It is for the sustainability, which is a result of organic incremental approach for housing construction. The important point observed in the case study was the recycling of 30 to 40 percent of the construction waste. Evaluation of the above point about recycling of the construction material: This involves the reduction of waste in construction process. This is capable of reducing the construction costs as the recycled material can be used in...
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Building Contracts
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...building services and the construction industry, contacts can be classified on the basis of several parameters depending on project type, scale, or the structure of the entity executing the project. A contract is an essential tool for the successful completion of any project, and ties together various participating components of the project on the basis of deliverables over... of chronologically spaced deliverables from the client where the process as well as the product meets contractually defined standards. The standard contacts are essentially of 3 basic types, depending on the scope of work and the period of involvement of the contractor. These 3 broad types of contracts are : 1. The...
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Bridge building
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...Building the bridge When building a beam... College Task Beam bridges A beam bridge is the simplest type of bridge that can be constructed. Its main composition is a crevice that is span by a beam that is solid in structure. The beam has support given o it by piers that are positioned on both sides of the opening. Sometimes these piers rest directly on the ground. Typically, a beam bridge will span a distance less than 250 feet. These make them the best option for footbridges and overpasses. When constructing a beam bridge, supports are installed on both sides of the bridge to help support the entire weight of the completed bridge. However, some simple bridges are set on the ground without first...
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Intelligent building
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...Buildings Manmade environment has impacted much on the design and development of cities or vice-versa. Its role on carbon production as well as many other negative aspects of urbanism has been highlighted throughout the years as development and redevelopment or regeneration were insufficient to address burgeoning issues of urban areas. To address such, focus on buildings to apply renewable energy has fueled the Masdar initiative. Green building policies have also been adopted and development in Masdar was seen to move towards placement of solar... ?The Ideal Eco Beyond Masdar Introduction The global concern on the environment has forced many international country organisations to reconsider their...
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Team building
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...building of collaborative teams is not enough, specifically for highly complex... Effective Teamwork and its Correlates in Contemporary Organizations Teamwork and Employee Motivation Neff (2002) undertook a study en d What successful companies know that law firms need to know: the importance of employee motivation and job satisfaction to increased productivity and stronger client relationships. She deployed questionnaires to a small law firm that was composed of 35 lawyers and staff members. The instruments were drafted to validate the relationship between lawyers and their staff. It has been found that there exists from inaccuracies in lawyers’ perceptions in certain areas. Their perceptions have been...
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Building technology
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...Building Construction 1 Cast and Steel Iron in Building Construction Building Construction 2 Construction has a long history, particularly in England construction had been a great business, where the United Kingdom remained and remains a pioneer for other countries. In the earlier days...
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Building team
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...Building Team “The three stages of the Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) theory correlate with the four phases of teambuilding: forming, storming, norming, and performing” (Putko, 2006, p. 3). Selection of a leader forms the team, assignment of roles and responsibilities to team members is storming, development of ethical principles and rules is norming, and supervision of their performance and dealing with the challenges encountered along the way is performing. Every team needs a leader since “Team Building is the process of enabling that group of people to reach their goal” (Team Technology, 2012). Probably, the unsuccessful managers are leaving it up to the...
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Building process
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...building of all shapes, sizes and types, some of whichare highly complicated and require much time, effort and resources to build. Due to the fact that so many materials are invested in the building process, some are bound to be thrown aside as waste. This and other factors cause construction sites to become contaminated. A contaminated site is "a site in with one or more substances present above background levels and where there may be a risk to human health or the environment", as contamination means "the condition of land or water where any chemical substance or waste has been added at above background... As the world grows and evolves in a massive rate, so does the pace of the construction of many...
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Nation Building
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...Building An Analysis Nationalism is a sentiment that has captured the collective imagination scholars, philosophers and colonial powers for centuries. This sentiment has been echoed by the common masses on occasions where there has been an impetus to rise against a threat to their sense of national identity. The past two centuries have been the most important in the history of the world as far as nationalism is concerned. This is due to the fact that this period has been dotted by revolutions that have defined, conceptualised, and redefined the very basis of nationalism and its allied elements. To begin with, it is imperative to define nationalism. A force that is capable of rendering... by...
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