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    Baroque Architecture

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    La Compañía de Jesús There have been many different styles of architecture throughout time. One of the more paramount styles is baroque architecture. Baroque style commenced in 16-century Italy. It took the style of roman and renaissance architecture and utilized it in an incipient fashion. This was often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church and the absolutist state. Baroque style is characterized by the incipient explorations of form with light and shadow work and new dramatic intensity

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    History of Architecture

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    period of time, the revolution of Modernism, Constructivism and Neorealism were still progressing. Modernism had the longest history in developing architecture, which became the major influence of the style in architecture and mobile. However, there were still a lot architects exploring out of modernism, and form their own style and theory of architecture, through adding symbolic element in structure, and varied of colors, I believe in the future, there will be another generation raise up, to make

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    Color in Architecture

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    Color is one of essential factors in architecture, as James B. Jordan said:” Color is inescapable, except for those who are color blind”, which means how to use color in architecture be of great significance. People tend to acquire perceptual knowledge of one material through color, shape and texture, color hold the most important position. People can identify a city including culture, classic by urban color. In addition, color in architecture’ functionality cannot be ignored. It contributes to bring

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    Concrete is one of the world’s most popular construction materials. Some six billion tonnes of concrete is produced each year in the world, making it approximately one ton of concrete for every human being per year (Fardis, 2012, p.116). However, the lifecycle of concrete does not make it the most sustainable building material at the moment. Because of limited natural resources, concerns over green house gases, and landfill problems, concrete production is being cut-back, or at least cannot be increased

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    Relationship between Material – Design – Retail From above we understand the meaning of material but the relation between Material and Design is like what a key do to the lock. Materials selection is a central aspect of design in many cases materials represent the supporting step. It involves seeking the best match between the design requirements and the materials attributes. Materials play significant role in design beside the functional attributes, even the emotional and aesthetic qualities also

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    Complex Forms I am inspired by complicated forms that challenge and upset the norm. Architects Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, and Daniel Libeskind employ complex and Dynamic forms to interiors that activate the spaces unlike any other. Convoluted forms in space is not just about creating curve or tangled shapes, it is more about disrupting how people think about forms and shapes by placing different elements that do not belong to each other together and making new relationships between them. I

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    “Indoor air quality refers to a complex concept that includes considering the concentrations of a wide range of indoor air pollutants as well as the air temperature and relative humidity.” (Robert G. Harris, 2009). Indoor air pollutants are known or suspected to affect people’s comfortness, environmental satisfaction, health, work or school performance (Circle & Atlanta, 2012). Indoor air quality (IAQ) problems are not restricted to home environment but there are also other buildings that are exposed

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    Modernity is a term that used by different humanities and social sciences to describe a time when the society change their socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practice to ways that match with post-medieval European practices and ways of life. Social scientists have believed that countries should met with specific dynamics and features to consider as modern city. However, does UAE consider as modern city, I will apply Giddens features and dynamics to investigate in this issue. UAE society

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    Narrative Therapy: A Brief Overview Narrative Therapy (NT) is a post-modern approach to Family Therapy (FT), derived from French post-structuralist theory, in particular Foucault’s concepts on dominant and subjugated discourses. This represents a major departure from more traditional FT models (i.e. Structural Therapy, Strategic Therapy, Transgenerational FT etc.) which, due to their overtly modern worldview, frames familial interactions as mechanistic processes and prescribes correspondingly rigid

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    The great invention of the microphone What would you do if you were a singer and there wasn’t anything that could not project your voice in a large building? They do not have to worry since the microphone was invented. Furthermore, did you know that the microphone changed the way we build buildings? We build it now for size, not so that the main thing was for the sound to bounce of the walls so that we could hear in the back. Therefore, how does this invention work or function anyways? The

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