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An Analysis of The Building - An Analysis of The Building Larkin put "The Building" in the middle of his collection for a reason, it is a pillar that supports the rest of the collection with its long lines and many verses, and because of this, is maybe a bit more clearer than some of his other poems in the ideas and views that are expressed through it. Of course, being a Larkin a poem, there is the obligatory underlayer which so many people miss, but in "The Building" it is easier to discern and comprehend. The title of the poem, "The Building" already hints at the main theme of the poem....   [tags: The Building] 1040 words
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Team Building Important In Functioning Groups - Introduction Working well in a group is crucial for the success of each individual within a functioning group. This scholarly paper will explore common concepts relating to teams in general, and how it affects the PBL class specifically. It will cover how team building applies to group process and learning. It will also describe the importance of team building in the nursing profession, and as a member of the health care team. Overall, this paper will prove that team building is an important concept in how a group functions, especially within the health care system....   [tags: Team Building] 2544 words
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The Effect of Dampness on a Building - ... For prevent the dampness to occurs in building the installation of Damp-proof course(DPC) and Damp-proof membrane(DPM) is importance, That can prevent or less the water to enter to the building structure, and should be install properly. 1.2 RESEARCH QUESTION The aim for our research is about the Dampness in building and the impact for the building. To analyze the research we search the answer for this question: I. What is dampness in building II. The effect of Dampness to building 2.2 DAMPNESS Dampness can define as water penetrating via the wall and specific element of the building (J.Douglas & J.Stewart Stirling.1997)....   [tags: building failure, leaks, ] 984 words
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The Ford Building Exposition of Model Vehicles - In the twentieth century Americans experienced the height of prosperity and the depths of poverty. After the period of the Roaring Twenties Americans entered into an era where arguably the effects are still felt today, the Great Depression. Throughout the country millions of Americans, cities, and states felt the weight of the depression as it robbed them of housing, employment, and their livelihood. It was in these bleak moments that were a space for the promotion of commodities still relevant to the lives of economically depressed individuals....   [tags: fair, exposition, building] 789 words
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Leadership & Team Building in the Project Environment - Introduction Team building benefits the team as a whole. When people who rarely work together are forced to communicate, they can discover that they enjoy the interaction and continue to network and bond with different people back at the office. For many, working in team is difficult, for others is easier than working alone, not many people are able to respond to the commitment involved in working in a team environment. And there are usually time imbalances that are generated within work teams....   [tags: Team Building Essays]
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Costs and Benefits Analysis of LEED Building Projects - Costs and Benefits Analysis of LEED Building Projects As the environmental problems become more and more serious these years, especially that intense negative impact that buildings in modern cities bring to the cities, the concept of Green Building is being more and more important considered by local and federal government. According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a green building is one that utilizes design and construction practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of buildings on the environment and the building's occupants....   [tags: green building, environmental considerations] 2769 words
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The Chrysler Building - Today technology allows us to construct structures that we would never have been able to make in the past. Some of the creations are impressive based on what they accomplish but others are masterpieces in themselves. Man’s capability to build such tall buildings, as the skyscrapers we are familiar with covering our cities today, is a major expression of the advancements we have made as a culture. The power necessary to build such tall structures inspired competition between architects to see who could build the tallest one....   [tags: Architecture Structure Building Essays]
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The British Building and Construction Industry - The British Building and Construction Industry UK construction industry provides tenth of UK gross domestic product and employs 1.4 million people. UK designers, civil engineers, contractors, component and product manufactures. UK construction industry is one of the strongest in the world with output ranked in global top ten, with increase of private finances to public sector projects. British consultants and contractors are well positioned to offer skills and experience in building projects. In order for British construction industry to do what they are best capable of doing which is providing and building new houses, demand and supply plays a vital role....   [tags: Construction Building Economics England Essays]
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Computer Building Project - Computer Building Project The objective for this assignment was to build a cost effective computer system. Our instructions were to use the Internet another sources to research and price different computer types and then compile that information in the following report. Students were given the option to either use a budget of $500 to purchase all the components necessary for a standard computer, or use a budget of $1,000 to purchase components necessary to build a gaming computer. We chose to build a standard computer with an Intel Central Processing Unit (CPU) to facilitate basic computer use needs....   [tags: How To Process Technology Computer Building] 1008 words
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The Benefits of Green Building - Sustainable buildings are becoming somewhat of a necessity in the world today. As the demand for green building develops, so does the demand for green building materials. Just as the old techniques and building materials seem to disappear in the assembly of things, they are now making a come back. Green building focuses on the efficiency of major resources like water and energy. As the cost for sustainable materials and products are on the decline, building green seems to be the most cost effective kind of design and construction....   [tags: Sustainable Buildings, Environment, Planet]
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Building Information Modeling - Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places. Building Information Models (BIMs) are files (often but not always in proprietary formats and containing proprietary data) which can be exchanged or networked to fortify decision-making about a place. Current BIM software is utilized by individuals, businesses and regime agencies who plan, design, construct, operate and maintain diverse physical infrastructures, from dihydrogen monoxide, wastewater, electricity, gas, reluct and communication utilities to roads, bridges and ports, from houses, dormitories, schools and shops...   [tags: digital representation, buildings] 3241 words
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Building Design of the Engineering and Computing Builiding Coventry - ... Situated on the southern boundary of the university campus the ECB is defined by the remains of the Medieval City Wall which has a symbolic link into the medieval Coventry. Prior the construction of the ECB the site was used to accommodate the Gulson Road Hospital in the 1990s and later transitioned into educational use consisting of offices, teaching space, and car parking space. The 15,000m² building sits just outside the city centre. Standing as a major building on the university campus. The ECB contributes in the transformation of the university’s identity, simultaneously creating a pathway for students in computing, engineering and mathematics....   [tags: structure assessment, impact, challenges] 1813 words
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Financial Benefits and Overall Costs of Green Buildings - There have been uncertainties concerning green buildings. What are green buildings. , What effects do they have. , What do they mean financially. ,These are some of the questions that need answers. The Green Building Council of South Africa describes a green building as “a building which is energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible-which incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate its negative impacts on the environment and its occupants” (GBCSA, 2013)....   [tags: construction, waste, green building]
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BREEAM’s Role in Environmentally Friendlier Buildings - Integrative project 2: Final Essay BREEAM’s role in environmentally friendlier buildings This essay will focus on what BREEAM is, how it can help individuals and businesses realise the benefits and value of designing and operating a sustainable building. It’s a set of standards and certification schemes that measures sustainable value in the built environment. BREEAM stands for Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology and it’s a global sustainability standard and rating system for buildings....   [tags: building design, law and regulations]
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The Grace Building - Emerging from the subway station at the corner of 42nd Street and 6th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan there is a sight that can’t be missed, the imposing presence of the Grace Building. Fifty-stories high and located at the northeast intersection of both streets, this office building has a side entrance facing 6th Avenue and a main entrance opposite Bryant Park on 42nd Street. It towers over this park with a monolithic stance, distinctly visible in the Manhattan Skyline when it is observed from the southern tip of the island....   [tags: design, functionality, location] 1082 words
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Building a Computer - I’ve always been very interested in computers, from the way that they function, to how reliant we are on them in the modern day. So when it came to narrowing down a list of potential topics for my senior project, building a computer was one of the top choices I had. Eventually I did choose to that. This included buying all of the separate parts and assembling it together. After that, I knew that I would have to install an operating system on it, most likely Microsoft Windows, for it to be functional to the common person....   [tags: computers, information techno] 1962 words
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The Interactions of Nationalism and Building Style - History of Architecture - Discuss and compare the interaction of nationalism and building style in three buildings or periods. What is the role of innovation and or appropriation in the representation of national identity and political ideology. Throughout history, architecture has been employed in the service of politics, as symbols of the state. Architecture is therefore shaped by the national traditions in the pursuit of projects of identity, modernity, power, and prestige. A building is not merely a walled structure, but a metaphor for national ideology as it embodies the civic life of the citizens that it houses, as well as the ideals of the nation within which it resides....   [tags: architecture, innovation, design] 1220 words
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Selecting the Best Windows for the Building - For selecting windows of a building, designers should notice area of window, frame type, and kind of glazing. Windows are the significant part of building for saving energy so; size, color, frame, situation, and orientation of windows should consider (Sekhar et al., 1998). The other aspect that designer often attention to it, is high degree temperature and moisture which make problems for windows like; “Thermal movement, moisture movement, Chemical damages, and UV defects” (Divsalar, 2010). Therefore, there is solution to control moisture and heat loss in windows that is double glaze windows (Lapitis, 2005)....   [tags: window, type, glazing, energy] 992 words
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An Plan for the Construction of a Building, An Outline - Introduction 1. This annex outlines a concise scope of works for the proposed Military Guard Service (MGS) Facility. A detailed Engineer Plan (DEP) should be produced in a later date prior to commencing the construction task. The sequences and details in this annex are for the guidance only and should be assessed by relevant person while producing DEP. 2. There is feasibility of undertaking concurrent activity, however careful assessment and consideration should be given to the Health and Safety of all personnel on site....   [tags: scope of work, foundations, floors, safety] 1268 words
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Building a Solid Marriage and Family - When you buy a book about marriage, where do you expect the author to begin. What is the first topic you want to read about. Something on Love, Communication, Anger, Cheating or Sex. All of these are essential topics because all of us are affected by these issues. The problem with these topics is that they are not starting points. These are the things we do, but they are not who we are. If your goal is to build a solid marriage and family, which I hope it is, then the best thing we can do is to begin at the starting point, the foundation of life, marriage, and family....   [tags: love, communication, god] 2793 words
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The Concept of Green Building - ... ft. depicting strong growth. This kind of growth of green construction is mostly observed in commercial, corporate (Special Economic Zones), and industrial buildings both from the public and private sectors. The benefits of green building can be divided into environmental benefits, economic benefits and health and community benefits. The environmental benefits could improve and protect ecosystems and biodiversity. Better design and building practices can help in addressing environmental challenges such as natural resource depletion, air, water, and soil pollution and safeguard natural resources....   [tags: minimal disturbance to landscapes] 641 words
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Structural Makeup of the Commercial Building - Contents • Introduction • Site Analysis • Structural Make-up • Beam Calculations • Load Trace • Choice of Materials • Conclusion  Introduction This report will investigate the structural makeup of the commercial building we are working on as part of the Studio 2 module. The building has a single-storey basement that is to be used for car parking, with 5 upper storeys comprising of a café and open plan offices. This report investigates firstly the site that the building is situated on, secondly, the structural make-up of the building, thirdly the load trace and finally, materials used along with reasons for choosing them....   [tags: beam caculation, load trace] 1057 words
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Building a Foundation and Growing As Readers - I personally feel the interactive model would be the best choice for myself. In the top-down model, which I would use frequently, is the concept about reading for meaning. Comprehension is important; I feel if a student needs to skip a word or two that they don’t know it would be allowed, as long as they can grasp the meaning of the text. I also love that reading and writing are primarily the mode for instruction. This is useful, and helpful when teaching kids. It allows for repetition and practice of reading and writing....   [tags: Education/Reading] 738 words
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The Role of NGOs in Peace Building - Conflict- Sensitive Development Initiatives: Collier (2007, p. 33) argues that the economic growth is the best way for fragile societies to avoid the conflict trap. UNDP (2003, P.31) notices that the identification of the conflicts’ negative effects on development, the international community did not develop tools to address the civic conflicts factors similar to the tools that addressed the wars between countries. According to UNDP (2003, p. 43) efforts for extreme poverty reduction should be integrated with peace-building and conflict prevention strategies....   [tags: conflict sensitive development initiatives]
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Building and Maintaining a Putting Green - There are many steps involved in building and maintaining a putting green. The first step that the Superintendent and Golf Professional staff needs to understand is that research and studying their options is the most important part to building a successful golf course and putting green. Without research for the grass and soil, diseases would run rampant, courses would be using dated technology, the grass would not be as easy to maintain, and costumer satisfaction would decrease causing a decrease in revenue....   [tags: turf glass, USGA green ]
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The building blocks of a tragic hero - Imperfection, manipulation and ignorance are the perfect ingredients for creating a tragic hero. A great example of a person displaying these traits would be no other than Othello, from William Shakespeare’s play “Othello”. Throughout the play, Othello is manipulated and as a result he becomes extremely jealous and angry with the ones he loves. Othello is easily manipulated by the conversations between Iago and himself. Othello’s tragedy is caused because of personal flaws, and misguided trust in others, which is evident as his dialect, and behaviours change throughout the play....   [tags: Shakespeare, Othello] 959 words
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Building a Personal Computer on a Budget - “With the recent demise, April 8, 2014, of Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system (OS), general estimates put Windows XP use at nearly 30% of overall usage worldwide.”, says Tony Bradley, a principal analyst with the Bradley Strategy Group. Microsoft had warned users of the April 2014 deadline of their intent to end support for the 13-year old OS and security experts agreed it was time to shelve it as well. A vast majority of users either bought new personal computers (PC) that had the newer Windows 7 or Windows 8 OS preloaded but many XP users held on to their older PCs up to and past the April deadline....   [tags: windowx xp, operating system, pc]
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Technology in Green Home Building - A cutting edge green home building technique that is taking the eco-friendly construction industry by storm is that of using earth-bags, or sandbags as they are more commonly known, to build new environmentally friendly structures. Earth-bags use the very dust of the earth to create an extremely durable structure that is in many ways better than brick construction. Earth-bags can be used to construct a green home in a manner of a few days using only barbed wire, dirt, and a few burlap or polypropylene bags as the main construction materials....   [tags: Earth-bag Construction]
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Dam Building on the Yom River - Dam Building on the Yom River The proposed for Kaeng Sua Ten dam project has provoked controversy for more than ten years. Due to fierce objection from the locals, the government's aspiring aims to construct the dams in Phrae province's Tambon Sa-Iab may never leave the drawing board. The government declared that the dam was essential. It would reduce flooding, ease seasonal drought areas, and lead to agricultural development. Dams are a crucial component for industry and hydropower and attracting many local and international investors....   [tags: environmental and social issues, China]
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Concerns on Building the Keystone Pipeline - In June of 2010, a plan to construct a pipeline that would run from Alberta, Canada through the center of the United States, making its way to its final destinations in Nederland, Texas, and Pakota, Illinois were finally commissioned. As an energy management major at the University of Oklahoma, I was intrigued to research the Keystone Pipeline and the plans that hinge alongside it. The plan to construct the pipeline that would connect the two countries certainly began with good intentions, however many people would disagree....   [tags: environmental and health issues]
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Correspondence is Crucial to Building Connections - ... Successful correspondence and authoritative viability are nearly related and influence one another. As per Harcourt, Krizan and Merrier (1996), supervisors use 95 percent of their work time to impart, while their subordinates to utilize 60 percent of their work time in different types of correspondence. An association must have a particular vision and mission to be conveyed and moved along. In the event that a correspondence issue happens in an association, then most likely smooth things work and heading of an association is impeded....   [tags: interpersonal communication, staff] 594 words
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The Building of the Panama Canal - ... There was some question about whether the most practical and efficient route for a canal would be in Panama or through Nicaragua. President McKinley had ordered a commission to decide “the most feasible and practical route wherever that may be” (Washington Post). Both were feasible options but they were really trying to figure out which one would be more efficient and to the most interest of their time. They wanted to examine both equally and possibly find even more possible routes that they could possibly use for this construction....   [tags: pacific ocean, word history, panama] 545 words
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Your Future With Brand Building - ... By selling a brand, a relationship between the consumer and the retailer is built. Together, the relationship between the two contributing people (or many people) boosts the economy. (Chiaravalle and Schenk, 2007, page 10) The economy relies on the consumer and the retailer to keep it from crumbling. All of these factors point in one direction: building the brands and managing them correctly, to interest consumers and build the trust, as consumers would prefer to buy from a brand they know and trust as opposed to a brand that they do not know....   [tags: economy, south africa, management]
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Building Fashion Brands in Shanghai - Conclusion Although numerous previous researches covered the challenges of building fashion brands, this research aimed to find out much deeper information to present challenges of building fashion brands in Shanghai, a modern city of China. This research was a explore research. The key data were from primary research. Both quantitative approach and qualitative approach were adopted. The entire participants were selected through a convenient sample for the reason that it is easy to access to the respondents....   [tags: Fashion] 2073 words
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Activities for Building Student Character - 1. Background Nowadays, the insertion of character education into the education curriculum has become a hot issue. According to The Jakarta Post (22/05/09), character building has become a missing link in Indonesian curriculum. In which, it is stated that Indonesian curriculum which is focused on the students’ passing the National Examination has forgotten the core of education; that is to educate people into a physically, academically, and spiritually grown up. Ironically, Indonesia as a country that can create International Science Olympics gold-medalists is also the same country which ranks high among the most corrupt country in the world (Wisnu, 2009)....   [tags: Education]
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Building a Strong Brand Equity - Introduction While the firm is based on the High Street of the town, annual revenue between £40000 and £50000 is not good enough. The company is not competitive and only hold a small part of market shares. This report aims to suggest and propose methods that help the company to reposition. It is important to figure out the problems in order to become more competitive in the market. Minority of customers contact the company by email and most of the customers purchase goods and services by going into the shop directly....   [tags: Complementary Suggestions, Core Customer]
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Building and Working with Computers - I grew up playing sports and enjoying it but always had a fascination with building and working computers since I was young. When I was thirteen years old I realized how much I enjoyed building and working with computers. This has become a growing interest for me and that is why I decided to take the step into the technological field. I built my first computer when I was thirteen realizing how much you can learn about the parts and the way they work within the computer. Building your own computer and fixing other peoples computers always brought me a sense of satisfaction and belonging....   [tags: Computers, career,] 567 words
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Building Leadership Capacity in Schools - Introduction Building Leadership Capacity in Schools by Linda Lambert touched on a number of key ideas. Lambert provided examples from different schools, principals, and her experiences on obtaining and sustaining leadership capacity while developing her character. Lambert points out that to build leadership capacity in schools there should be participation by parents, students, and staff. Also these are the same characteristic as to becoming a great character in society. In this paper I will talk about the staff and there level of participation....   [tags: Linda Lambert, development, character, roles]
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The Importance of Building Community - For a stable and effective environment, people have to learn how to build community especially in college. This is one of the critical roles of colleges is to help establish community to help benefit students later on in the future. When President Obama outlined his plans for the American Graduation Initiative, he emphasized the critical role of community colleges in educating and training students and adults for the jobs needed to keep the United States economically competitive. “Now is the time to build a firmer, stronger foundation for growth that will not only withstand future economic storms, but one that will help us thrive and compete in the global economy,” was President Obama’s sta...   [tags: Stable, Effective, Environment, College]
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The Art of Body Building - Many of us dream to acquire a beautiful body, But how are we to achieve said dream you ask. Weight training or, as other would call it, "body building" is the method that some people would use to become healthy and get an amazing body. Body building goes way back to when people would use stones and rocks in the 1800s during Greek and Egyptian times.(Stephen Tradio) Though hard to believe, it is in fact the truth. What is body building, you may ask. Body building is literally building your body through phases including diet, lifestyle, and lifting weights....   [tags: diet, life style, lifting weights] 1785 words
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Vegetarian Athletes and Building Muscle - Statement: Vegetarians face issues with their diet in regards to building muscle and strength, but are able to build muscle and have the right amount of nutritional food just as well as meat eaters when adequate nutrition and exercise is applied. Vegetarians face issues with their diet in regards to building muscle and strength but can build muscle just as well as meat eaters when adequate nutrition and exercise is applied. Nutritional concerns that vegetarians might face include protein, creatine, iron, zinc and vitamin b12....   [tags: vegetarians, muscle, strength, iron]
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Principles of Building Information Modeling - ... This progress could prove well the concept stage. Maintenance of information and design model integrity: BIM Capable to achieved this because it store information for each pieces once, without iteration in drawing system ; because the same design information is stored in multiple drawing views such as plan, elevation and detail sheet. It is possible to integrating different models into software tools to compare them automatically or manually. Searching in a certain section in the model for clashes between trades can immediately find which models collided....   [tags: design, construction, software] 1064 words
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The Rana Plaza Building Collapse - The collapsing of the Rana Plaza building in the Dhaka suburb of Savar, is a tragic incident that occurred on April 24, 2013 (Prashad 2013). The Rana Plaza building was the establishment that had workers who were the commodity of the production of garments that are sold to the Western market. A couple days post-collapse, it was reported that the death toll was well into the triple-digits. This paper will draw on the details of pre- and post- Rana Plaza's collapsing while connecting it to Marx and Engels' ideologies in response to the four questions and/or issues....   [tags: Before, After, Marxist Ideologies]
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Building a Mosque in Temecula - Back in 2010 Temecula made national news as one of the few cities opposing the building of a mosque within its boundaries. Some who opposed the mosque did so out of concern of increased traffic in an already congested area and noise from the minaret (Goodstein). Others blatantly opposed from “not wanting Islam in [their] city”. Due to the increase in growth within the last decade of the proposal, the Muslim community wanted the mosque in order to accommodate their growing size. Leaders of the Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley, along with other proponents, believe that the Muslim community has a right to have their own house of worship to foster their community....   [tags: Islam in America]
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Building a Recreation Center Outline - Crux Argument I think our town needs to support the building of a recreation center rather than a detention center to reduce gang violence. The opportunity to save the troubled youth should not be forgone merely because we chose a facility over another one. Developing a Detention center will add to the problem of gang violence here in this town. Our youth will benefit more from a recreation center where they have the chance to use their energy in a positive way. The recreation center will create a socially stable environment to grow in....   [tags: Crux argument] 687 words
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Fire and Lightweight Building Construction - ... The main types of materials used in light weight wood construction are pre-manufactured I-beams and I-joist, truss systems, plywood, and OSB boards. I-beams and joist are manufactured by placing a plywood or particle board sheet in between two 2x3 or 2x4 boards that form the top and bottom chords. If one of these chords fails because of charring from impinging heat and fire than the joist loses its structural strength to support a load. Truss structural members use a system of triangles along a plain to give strength and support the forces that are applied to the members....   [tags: construction industry] 783 words
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Building an Energy Efficient House - ... The house will mainly feature random stonework and a wood siding in order to bring cottage flavor into the house. From the lobby, pillars alert the great room that will feature cathedral ceilings; screened porch access as well as a fireplace with surroundings buildings. The kitchen will also have the cathedral ceilings. Other main aspects of the house include fireplace, front porch, and optional bonus space, side-loading, formal dining room and greeting or gathering room. In view of the greenhouse features, the house will be built by materials that can be classified as ecofriendly building materials....   [tags: global warming, envirnomental issues] 585 words
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Building Blocks of International System - There is no question that states used to be the building blocks of the international system in the past because they had the sovereignty in the political, security, and social areas. However, with globalization, states are subjected to external influences and it is becoming questionable if states are still the fundamental actors of the international system. Cooperation is becoming a key motivation in the international system nowadays. ()This implies that states may have to sacrifice their policies to maintain universal standards of living or the international peace....   [tags: Politics, Security, Social Areas, International]
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Building and Implementing Curriculum Maps - Curriculum mapping within a professional learning community is a procedure for collecting and documenting what is taught in the classrooms. The focus on mapping is on units, content, skills, strategies, assessments, and resources that can be used to improve student learning and performance. According to Perkins interview with Jacobs, the key to curriculum mapping is that colleagues can share electronic data immediately so that everyone knows what is being taught in other classrooms today, last year, and in the future (2003)....   [tags: Curriculum Maps and PLCs]
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Building a No Bully Zone - Imagine a society overrun by bullies. It would be awfully frightening if it was true, but it is. The Bully Society, by Jessie Klein discusses the many stories kids who are entangled with issues regarding bullying and how they are struggling to cope. Before Klein began writing her book, she worked for years as a high school teacher, a social worker, and a conflict resolution coordinator. Klein writes many scholarly journals, articles which have appeared in many well-known media organizations. One of her main goals as described on her website, www.JessieKlein.com, is “I hope to help schools build compassionate communities leading to more peaceful and productive education environments.” Klein i...   [tags: The Bully Society by Jessie Klein] 1745 words
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Building A Society from Scratch - ... At first this system will be shaky because we will have to figure out how to get the food source going and what kinds of plants to plant and when they will be able to be harvested. In the beginning we will have to go off of what skills everyone has and how they can better help the community. This will start slow as we figure out what skills people have. Then we will have to figure out how many children there are, they will be able to collect small twigs branches and any kind of small foods such as berries....   [tags: state of nature, democratic governement] 2389 words
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Building a Harmonious Organizational Development - Building a harmonious culture in the workplace is directly related to the process of value-driven human systems. The practice of Organizational Development is an evolving process that highlights the future development of the organization. The past four modules have provided the knowledge and the expertise regarding Pacifine and the four frames found in Reframing Organizations by Bolman and Deal which include: structural, human resources, political, and symbolic. Every company or department is pressed to find the best way to manage, perform, and achieve success....   [tags: goals, management, structure] 1383 words
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The Green Building Concept - ... • Environment • Social equity • Economy Relationship of these components can be shown by following Venn diagram Figure 1 Source Next scenario shows that healthy economy depends on a healthy society, both of which rely on a healthy environment. Sustainability occurs when all three aspects are prospering. Figure 2 Source The concept of green building emphasize saving resources which are using in construction and maintenance of buildings that can reduce or eliminate the negative impacts on the buildings’ surrounding environment and its occupants....   [tags: environmental design] 3026 words
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AGENDA-BUILDING AS A CONCEPT - Introduction In this paper I attempt an in-depth analysis of the concept of agenda-building. By going beyond the examination of how media decides its’ agenda and influences the salience of issues, I explore how agenda-building plays its’ role in the process. What is important to emphasize on is the mutual influence that is found in agenda-building. I observe what the relationship between media salience and public salience is in regards to agenda-building. This is because it is what ultimately influences how media chooses to gather up information to show to the public....   [tags: Mass Media, Public Relations]
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Skyscraper Building Code Revision - Building Code Revision The attacks of September 11 were some of the worst ever experienced in the history of the United States. These attacks generated a widespread feeling of insecurity and uncertainty throughout America, compelling the government to revise safety measures and protocol pertaining to the wellbeing of the United States. However, some aspects of security under modification, such as building codes, are being questioned by many. The collapse of the twin towers, due to the impact from the airplanes, spurred a movement focused on strengthening the integrity of skyscrapers and other high-rise buildings throughout the United States....   [tags: American History, September 11] 2439 words
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The Empire State Building - The Empire State Building is perhaps the iconic skyscraper. It has stood the test of time as a classic piece of art deco architecture, and has continued to dominate the city's skyline ever since its completion. Recently, the Empire State Building has gotten an update. There has been a new antenna put on and most notably are the new LED lights that illuminate the New York Skyline every night. So it got me thinking, what is something most people don't know about the Empire State Building. I could talk about the Astoria Hotel, which once stood where the Empire State Building sits now, the beautiful five story lobby, how a B-25 crashed into the building in 1945, that the building has been visite...   [tags: iconic skyscrapers, New York City landmarks] 861 words
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Building Maintenance in Malaysia - ... Zunguzane et al., (2012) describe the non-perform of significant aspects caused the dissatisfaction of client and/or building occupants. Moreover, the non-perform of essential aspects can result in delays in building maintenance projects and the need for rework, which can result in a significant financial loss. Effective, efficient and quality focuses on eliminating defects and variations and seeks to avoid waste of time, materials, and financial resources due to rework (Edward & Smith, 2005)....   [tags: systematic facility audit for effectiveness] 556 words
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Building and Construction Regulations - Building Regulations Part A: Structural Safety Part B: Fire Safety...   [tags: safety, resistance, ventilation] 549 words
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Educational Building: Architectural Review - Establishing itself as a mediator between the public condition of its location and the intrinsic private aspect of its program becomes essential for the educational building proposed for the town of Smallville. The building offers a public space that serves as the main plaza of the town. The plaza directly engages the school and the town by the use of blade like walls that dissect the overall public space generating a multi layered condition that provides several levels of publicity, spanning from a collective and communal space to a more personal public space....   [tags: Architectural Comments] 793 words
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Architecture, Building and Construction - The things I learned about architecture are that if you want to practice architecture you must have experience with building structures. If you want to build a structure you must start building small structures so that they could see you have experience. When you become an architect you are full protected by the government. So when something goes wrong you are not accused. So you don't get your architect license taken away. When you are an architect you must build a model of the structure. The model must look alike as the real structure....   [tags: history, experience, structures] 580 words
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Building a Rooftop Garden - ... The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia had plantings of trees and shrubs aboveground. One example dates back to Roman times, in the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii. Here, some people had an elevated terrace, where plants were grown. A roof garden has also been discovered around an audience hall in Roman-Byzantine Caesarea. One very famous example of a rooftop garden in history is the hanging gardens of Babylon. Hanging gardens served many purposes back then, such as food, clean water filtration, and decoration....   [tags: mesopotamia, roman times] 641 words
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Building Community in Universities - Universities are becoming extremely active in encouraging community in their university and persuading students to become a part of the whole to get the most out of their college experience. This is shown through encouragement to be involved in numerous groups, dorm bonding activities, Greek life, and numerous other organizations offered in all universities. Building community in your first year of college is viewed and essential to both students and the university according to Katherine
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Nation-State Building of Belgium - 1. Introduction “The years of slavery are past, The Belgian rejoices once more; Courage restores to him at last, the rights he held of yore, strong and firm his gasp will be; Keeping the ancient flag unfurled; to fling its message on the watchful world: For king, for right, for liberty.” (Belgian National Anthem, 1830). This was what the Belgian sang when they fought for their independence, the song arises some questions on the situation of Belgium before there was a Belgian state or a Belgian Nation....   [tags: European Union nations development] 3148 words
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Tips for Building Muscles - ... Yоu саn аlѕо buy ѕоmе gym equipment аnd start а small gym fоr уоurѕеlf аt home. Lеt's look аt thе steps tо follow. Weight Training Weight training helps building muscles аnd lose extra fat. Everyday sweat іt оut іn thе gym fоr one hour, nоt less аnd nоt more thаn thаt. Weights put tension оn уоur muscles аnd activates numerous fibers, whісh іn turn accelerates thе muscle growth. Sо thе maximum number оr repetitions уоu do, thе maximum effect іt wіll have оn уоur muscles. Sets It іѕ necessary tо do weightlifting іn sets....   [tags: weights, methods, exercise] 645 words
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Building Your Own Computer - ... PC Case Gear is great for customer support and shipping (check the reference list for links to both sites). Putting together your PC is normally the most enjoyable part when building the computer. Just looking at a computer it may look complicated and overwhelming. No matter how hard I researched safety tips for putting together my pc I was still worried that I may somehow damage my parts (my graphics card left me most scared since it would cost close to $400 to replace). After I had put together my pc I realised as long as you take the right precautions and refer to your manuals there is nothing to be worried about....   [tags: parts, funds, long process] 1694 words
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Building Rail to Last - “A railroad is like a lie, you have to keep building it to make it stand.” - Mark Twain Sustainability, the ability to create an enduring system, is a critical factor in the evaluation of an industry. The health of the transportation industry and specifically the railroad industry depends on the industry’s ability to sustain its business model in the face of resource challenges. A key driver of rail sustainability is the infrastructure, the rails, switches, yards and turnouts that the railroad industry uses when moving goods from source to destination....   [tags: Transportation]
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Building a Gaming Computer - Building a gaming computer may be an intimidating endeavour, but in all actuality with a little hard work anyone can be a whiz at putting together a gaming computer. Why build a custom gaming PC. Well it’ll save money, and give the builder a great experience. It’s always fun to learn how different things work. The price of a top of the line retail gaming computer runs from two thousand on up to five thousand dollars and beyond, a monitor alone could cost one thousand dollars. The two types of gaming PC builds are , the hardcore gamer build which will cost a little extra, and the casual gamer build which isn’t as expensive; moreover, the steps in building a gaming PC are: creating a budget,...   [tags: Custom Gaming PC, Gaming Industry]
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Building and Improving Celebrations - Building and Improving Celebrations Celebrating achievement within an organization is critically important to the overall morale and environment of the team and the workplace. In order to properly motivate and inspire others to do their best, leaders must be able to recognize positive contributions and reinforce key achievements. Recognition is about acknowledging good results and reinforcing positive performance (Kouzes & Posner, 2008, p. 281). It is about reinventing and fostering an environment in which every individual is celebrated for their personal contributions....   [tags: celebrating achievements, organizations]
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Building Your Own Computer - With most people the thought of working on a computer let alone building one scares them. All those big words and technical terms seem like gibberish to most. What most people don’t realize is there is not as much as one would think to build one. With very little knowledge of computers one can pick out the right parts with little complexity. Computers are composed of about 9 essential parts. Depending on what the computer will be used for determines what exactly will go in it. So the first objective on the list should be asking yourself is “What will I be using this for?” For example, if the only reason you will be using it is for surfing the web and writing papers, then you can get by with...   [tags: computers, how to,] 1034 words
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Building the Puma Brand - Kotler and Keller describe branding as “endowing products and services with the power of a brand” (2009, p. 110). Puma is an exceptional global sports apparel brand producing high quality fashionable footwear, apparel, and accessories. In 1924, Rudolph Dassler established the Puma brand in Germany as a track and field sneaker company. Puma is a global company that has become a leader in the athletic apparel industry. Also, Puma has a great brand equity because of the company’s focus on innovation and design to produce high quality fashionable athletic products....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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Matsushita Strength Building Process - 3. Matsushita strength building process In late 1980s, Matsushita had been able to take the opportunity from market changes and was successfully overtook Philips. As mentioned, the globalisation era shift electronics market competition from local fulfillment to global price competition. Compared to the Philips decentralized structures, the centralized Matsushita’s structure with its ability to respond to market opportunities enabled Matsushita to became global leader in this era. Firstly, while Philips autonomous subsidiaries lowered their speed of reaction, the Matsushita ability to adopt the innovation supported by its centralised structure was providing significant productivity....   [tags: global, structure, changes]
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Building Tolerance through Spirituality - ... In regards to the rights of homosexual couples being modeled and adapted accordingly with those of heterosexual couples is morally an obligation. according to Chaffe, “Ethics The study of values that govern our moral character and our relationships with other people. Ethical concepts include right and wrong, good and bad, just and unjust, fair and unfair, responsible and irresponsible.” Therefore, it is morally just, responsible, fair, good, and right to allow people of any sexual persuasion who has devoted their life to another in the type of relationship that is modeled after a union that constitutes monogamous vows to be afforded the same type legal rights and differentiation is ethic...   [tags: higher conciousness, homosexual unions]
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Building and the Environemnt - Building and the Environemnt Introduction A berm house is a house that is banked with earth. The design and building methods that are used aid the building to require less energy being put into the building when construction is complete and the building is being used as its intended. Construction The Caer Llan berm house was “designed to be “massive” rather than “lightweight”. The use of vast quantities of block, concrete, etc, is intended to act as a stabiliser, both structurally and thermally....   [tags: Papers] 903 words
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The Building of Dams - The Building of Dams The earliest remains of dams that archaeologists have unearthed date back to around 5000 A.D.They were constructed as part of a domestic water supply system for the ancient town of Jawa in Jordan. Over the next few millennia, the building of dams for water retention spread throughout the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Southern Asia, China, and Central America. Later, as technologies increased and industrialization took hold in Europe, dam mechanisms advanced to incorporate watermills....   [tags: Papers] 2039 words
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Energy-Efficient Buildings - There is little doubt that there has been a significant promotion of energy efficiency in buildings in the European Union after the adoption of the Directive on Energy Performance of Buildings in 2002 (Jansen, 2005). This trend towards energy-efficient buildings has started being prominent in Greece lately. However, there has been a shift in the direction of scientific research related to the energy and environmental performance of buildings towards a focus on occupants' comfort and perceptions of how well a building is performing (Steemers and Manchanda, 2010)....   [tags: Environment, Sustainable Building] 1317 words
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The Integration of Mechanical & Electrical Building Services in a 2 story Office Building - Introduction This report has been written to provide information to a client, and will advise on the integration of Mechanical & Electrical building services in a 2 storey office building. The building also has basement space available for plant allocation. The areas which have been requested for consideration are: Mechanical Heating, Ventilation and air conditioning systems heat loading Calculating Lighting Provision Fire and Security Systems Each section will be accompanied by a series of sketch designs showing installation methods and locations within the building....   [tags: heating,ventilation, fire safety] 2979 words
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Sick Building Syndrome - ... Natural ventilation is ventilation that used air outside the building without using any mechanical ventilation. Example of natural ventilation are by opening window and door of the building. Mechanical ventilation is known as forced ventilation is control air by replacement of excess of odour, humidity and contamination of the room. Mechanical ventilation such as propeller ventilation, air conditioner and other. The causes of sick building syndrome in context of natural ventilation is the window or door is closed while activity in the room or building....   [tags: short term affects, health issues] 2608 words
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The Rock: The GE Building in Rockefeller Plaza - Tourist. Business people. Shoppers. Television executives. View-seekers. All these people can be found at one place. The GE building, formally the RCA building, is the centerpiece of Rockefeller Plaza in New York, New York and was completed in 1933. The building is now the headquarters of the television network NBC along with being a tourist attraction. Known as 30 Rock, the structure is one of the most prestigious office buildings. Along with being an office building, there are many stores located on the first floor and under the building itself....   [tags: Architecture] 1007 words
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