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    BIPV Project

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    itself becomes a PV – hence serving a dual purpose, and thus the name BIPV. So BIPVs can be defined as photovoltaic materials that replace conventional building systems or materials mainly of the different types building envelopes, such as the roof or facade. This is illustrated clearly in the figure given below: As such BIPV systems themselves represent a novel and versatile tool for catering to the energy demands of the built space. However, though it’s powerful, its full potential is yet to be

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    surfaces as well as with plants either rooted into the ground, in the wall itself or in modular panels attached to the facade. They have different shapes and sizes depending on the wall’s scale, architectural design and the plants selected. Green walls display beauty, art and expression, and can be divided into two categories: green facades and living walls. 2.1 Green Facades Green facades are a type of green wall system in which climbing plants are made to cover specially designed supporting structures

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    into the category “nondemocratic”). Vladimir Putin runs a model of electoral authoritarianism using a facade of democracy. Putin manipulates political elites and the masses to achieve maximum power. Gel’man gives readers insight on the ways Putin’s model is both helping him gain power, and hurting him from gaining power. Putin uses electoral authoritarianism to strengthen his power through a facade of democracy by running unfair elections, and by controlling the media. This is allowing him to control

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    gave way to freer and more imaginative rhythms. The best known architect associated with the Mannerist style was Michelangelo (1475–1564), who is credited with inventing the giant order, a large pilaster that stretches from the base, to the top of a façade. He used this in his design for the Campidoglio in Rome. Stylistically, Mannerist architecture was marked by generally diverging tendencies from Renaissance and Medieval styles that eventually led to the Baroque style, in which the same architectural

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    yes. It is completely true. To other people, no. Gatsby wasn't great at all. To me, however; yes he was great even if some of the things he did to become great aren't so....great. To describe the reasons Gatsby was great I would say for one, the façade he puts up is "great". He was a local celebrity. His wealth, his home, the parties he threw, even his personality was perfect. He always attained his goals and dreams. Last but most certainly not least, his motives. The reason behind the things he

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    must first understand the true meaning and intention of post-modernism also referred to as second modernism. To further understand this movement and its impact in South Africa it will be compared to a Renaissance building which is very similar in façade, namely the Palazzo Chigi-Odescalchi. Post-modernism can most simply be identified as an “anti-modern” movement, (The Postmodern Moment, page 19). Marvin Trachtenberg describes it as: “An architectural phase which embraces overt historicism, garish

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    The Carpenter Center of visual art is a piece of art designed by Le Corbusier, this building was very important to him not only because it was towards his end of career but the only building in North America. The Carpenter Center is one of the main buildings at the Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts; it was designed in 1959 and finished construction in 1963. Le Corbusier was a modern architect, and his design element defined modern in a new way. He had a function that believed to explain

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    Turns out, Jones doesn’t own a Ford but Brown is in fact in Barcelona. Once again, we have an example of a justified true belief that shouldn’t count as knowledge. ... ... middle of paper ... ...eliefs: (a) I’m in a community of barn facades. (b) That looks like a barn (q), his belief that he sees a barn, isn’t justified, though. Therefore, Dom cannot know (q). The internalism of my account is obvious. What’s required for justification of (q) is different for Henry and Dom

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    Introduction The granite central arch of the Boston Public Library bears an inscription: FREE.TO.ALL. These words capture the spirit of the library, the first large municipally funded library in the United States. The Boylston Street building was built to meet the growing demand for a public library, with the previously existing library on Mason Street having outgrown its purpose. Built in 1895, the building is an outstanding example of Renaissance Beaux Art style, and was intended as a “palace

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    Location: Rome, Italy

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    Features: Il Gesu displays a tunnel-vaulted nave (about 60 feet wide) and has four chapels on each side. The end walls are aligned with the outer walls of the chapels. The tunnel vault rises above the cornice that runs from the façade to the piers of the crossing. Due to the façade windows and the lunettes of the tunnel-vault, the nave is brightly lit, but in contrast, the chapels are dim. The diameter of the dome is equal to the width of the nave. Vignola accomplished this by having the chapels in

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