How Does Acoustic Panels Work?
If you are familiar with the concept of soundproofing then you will be aware that the word soundproofing is just an umbrella term for many other techniques that make it possible to deal with unnecessary sound and also to improve sound quality in a place.
Good Bye, Mr. Chips
Youthful teacher Charles Edward Chipping authorizes severe discipline on his childhood charges at Victorian-An English Public School, because of dread nearby. However, the adoration for enthusiastic youthful sorority Catherine Ellis (Green Grayson) brings a Latin educator.
The British Rule: Indian Architecture
British crown ruled over India from 1858 to 1947 and this rule is referred as British Raj. Although architecture in India subjects to ancient period but major impact of different architectural styles in building empires across India can be seen after Society of Arts in 1873.
Interesting Facts About Edinburgh: The History of the New Town.
The driving force behind the creation of the New Town was Lord Provost George Drummond. In Scotland this position is similar to that of a Lord Mayor except with no election taking...
The Role of Architecture in Developing Climate Resilience
It has become increasingly clear that we are not prepared to deal with the challenges of climate change, and buildings play an important role in mitigating the effects of such challenges by creating communities that are better able to adapt to changing conditions.
Brutalist Architecture: Park Hill Flats in Sheffield
In this article we take a look at one of the most ambitious municipal housing projects in the UK, built in the years following the Second World War. Park Hill Flats in Sheffield is an uncompromising brutalist behemoth, and while it's original lifespan ended prematurely it it still standing today.
What's in Store for the Future of Milton Keynes
In this article we take a look at England's most famous New Town: Milton Keynes. We explore one of most iconic pieces of modernist architecture, reflecting the original design ethos for the city, and contemplate what the future holds for Milton Keynes in terms of planning, architecture and growth.
What is Human Factors Design?
Good human factors design is essential to proper and safe living and working environments, places of worship and recreation, dining and drinking establishments, schools, hospitals, hotels, and vehicles — in fact, any space frequented by humans. This article introduces you to human factors design.
Taking the Next Step as a Speaker
If you're a public speaker who is still gaining confidence within a teaching environment but have reached a certain level of confidence and am wondering what to do next, taking the next step of moving OUTSIDE of that training environment is a necessity if you are to grow.
When to Use Total Population Sampling in a Research Study
Total population sampling refers to considering all the people in a certain group as the respondents of the study.
Incorporating Knitting and Crochet Into Your Interior Design
Recent years have seen a surge in the popularity of the craft amongst younger generations, who have revived the DIY mentality. Let's explore how knitting and crochet can be incorporated into your interior design.
Eddystone Lighthouse A Wonder of Engineering
The Eddystone Lighthouses, through trial and error, became literal wonders of the civil engineering world. Smeaton's successful Tower based on the tensile strength of the Oak Tree became the world standard for rock lighthouses, saving thousands of lives and maritime vessels.
Commercial Roof Replacement and the 2018 Energy Code: Cost or Benefit?
The IECC requires Commercial Roof Replacements to comply, some think this is bad, I for one think that most building owners will benefit from compliance.
How to Estimate Painting for Walls, Roofs, and Wood Surfaces
Estimation of painting works follows a pattern. Learn how to estimate the painting for your walls, ceilings, roofs, doors, windows, and wood surfaces and have an idea of the cost. Steps provided are easy to learn and understand.
How to Estimate the Different Types and Sizes of Ceramic Tiles
Learn how to estimate different types and sizes of ceramic tiles and other related components like cement mortar, white cement joint filler, tile adhesive, and beads.
Construction Procurement: Public vs. Private Sectors
The culture shock on solving project procurement issues between the public and private sectors, and how to balance competing ideas and goals.
Folly Architecture: Eccentric Buildings around the World
Photos of eccentric buildings usually intended to decorate gardens and other places.
Terminologies in Urban Theory - II
Urban economics, Conurbation, Bid rent theory, Concentric zone model, Sector model, Core frame model, Multiple nuclei model, Central Place Theory, Transect, Euclidean zoning, Linear city, Activity centre , Central business district, Town centre,...
Terminologies in Urban Theory
Arcology, Gestalt ,Ekistics, Ecumenopolis, Principles of intelligent urbanism, Transit Oriented Development, Permaculture , Ergonomics, Biomimetics, Urban design , Garden city movement, Smart growth, Walkability, Urban planning, Green-collar worker,...
Heritage - 30: Whitby Cats and Yorkshire Cobles - Seagoing Barques and Inshore Fishing Vessels Along Yorkshire's Coast
During Cook's seagoing career with the Royal Navy he chose the Whitby Collier or 'Cat' for exploration; the Yorkshire 'Coble' has undergone many changes over the years as an inshore fishing vessel
The Earthships of Taos, New Mexico: Space-Age Design in Environmentally Conscious Structures
These houses may look like science fiction, but they are some of the most practical and Earth-friendly structures around. Plus, each Earthship has the potential to be entirely self-sufficient.