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  • Ethnic Houses Ethnic Architecture
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    Philippine Ethnic Architecture- Ethnic culture lies on Phil. Architecture, an amalgam on Anglo-Saxon, Latin, Indian, Chinese, Japanese & other foreign influences with sensibility of Pre-Hispanic, Pre-Western & Southeast Asian. Its Ethos's is linked with elements and creatures. It draws inspiration from environment. It also responds to man's communal and social needs. General Characteristics- Ethnic Structures are made of natural materials such as wood, vegetation's & sometimes molds. The favorit...
  • Half Hour The Doctor
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    It all started on a warm Saturday afternoon. My parents decided that we should go out on the boat that afternoon. So we changed into our swimsuits, got our beach towels, and finally piled into the van for the drive to the cabin. The cabin, where my grandparents live, is where we park our boat. Their house is about a mile from lock and dam fourteen on the Iowa side. My grandparents were away on a lustrous journey when we arrived. My dad went to fuel the boat, my mom loaded the boat with food for ...
  • Thatched Roof Houses
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    The traditional Korean house is heated by warm air or warm water which passes through hollow spaces or pipes under the floor. There's nothing better than coming home to a warm floor on a cold day. That's one of the reasons Koreans don't wear shoes in the house. In prehistoric times, people in the northern part of Korea lived in pit dwellings with straw roofs. In the south, they lived in houses built on stilts. These early people's lives centered around a stone fire pit. Their houses faced southe...
  • Houses And Nature
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    Suzanne Juhasz The enclosure experienced in the place of the mind, an enclosure that can mean confinement and internal strife, is established with an architectural vocabulary. Yet those same windows and doors can as well outline the spaciousness that only the imagination can create, reminding us once again of the power that is derived from the cultivation of consciousness... At first glance this poem may appear not to be about the mind; because although the place where the speaker lives, Possibi...
  • House From The North In Winter
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    B. The Justification of my design Adrian Wan 10 F 2.0 Introduction This sustainable house has been built to comply with the Brisbane climate and weather throughout the year to increase the comfort of the home. The overall design has been aimed to maximise both indoor and outdoor areas so that both can be equally enjoyed. The house's design will be further discussed through the follow eight criteria. 2.1 Aspect and Site Aspect and site are one of the most important criteria to a sustainable house...

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