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Architecture Literature review

A critical review of a current monthly magazine/journal specialising in architecture and/or interior design
The décor magazine has a unique market. They can reduce their target market to those readers dealing in setting like traditional remodeling, those interested in only the kitchen setting or the market interested in bath remodeling. Elle Décor magazine also targets interior design and architectural students. They offer guidelines of interior designing. They also target the upcoming parents, average age of 25 and the retiring group (Tapert 2012, p.The entire magazine focuses on interior and
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Literature review
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The Concept of Space Syntax as an Alternative to Existing Methods of Looking at Architectural Design and Analysis
Most research on the space syntax based residential property investment models is highly contexted specific. Researchers in Israel investigated the effects of neighbourhood amenities such as open spaces, the absence of busy roads etc. in order to create a space syntax model to predict residential property value.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Literature review
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An investigation into the effectiveness of Arbitration as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) within the U.K construction industry
It arises mostly, though not exclusively, from pre-dispute contracts in which the parties agree that if a dispute arises, it will be resolved by arbitration.” Proliferation of industries in the aftermath of industrial revolution which started in the UK and the rise of Labor Party to prominence led to the passage of Trade Dispute Act in 1906. The intent of the legislations and regulations is to encourage conciliation and arbitration in the proceedings for resolving the trade disputes and
Pages: 14 (3500 words), Literature review
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Refubrishment of the UK industrial buildings
Such industrial buildings normally lack natural systems and are fitted with artificial ventilation materials, mechanical lighting, and air conditioners. Industrial buildings made in such large designs are mainly meant for the development of electronic equipment, and precision tools (Beaudry, & Swann, 2009). Chemical industrial buildings are also designed in similar ways to aid the manufacture of synthetic fabric and fibres.In Britain, and Wales, the Building Act 1984 guides the establishment of
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Literature review
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Architectural related journals
Adrian Forty’s article presents an argument that architecture does not paint its patterns in nature unlike other arts. He vibrantly talks about what man makes and what nature cannot make. For instance, nature does not:Alberti outlines his theory of concinnitas (the principle of harmony that underlies the graceful arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole) that the significance of nature emerges as the model for architecture. All things in nature are governed either by
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Literature review
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Architecture Can Respond to Various Social Problems
Mass production or technology give tools for improving human conditions. He asserts that construction benefits from new methods and materials, while architecture can use technology to address social problems. He notes that technology may create dehumanized laborers, but he thinks that human beings can resist this approach to mass production by taking control of these tools.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Literature review
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Impact of FIFA world cup on urban Development and legacy in countries
Africa attracted approximately 220,000 new tourists from the non-South African Development Community (SADC) (Peeters, Matheson, & Szymanski, 2014). Throughout 2010, the country attracted 300,000 new arrivals. These figures were much lower than had been projected. The organizers further claimed that, in the long run, mega investments in physical infrastructure such as stadia would promote local development. However, there is no evidence to anchor these claims (Matheson, 2012).Government
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Literature review
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