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  • Modern American And British House Construction
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    Modern American and British houses may appear similar from the outside, just as an American may appear similar to an Englishman. One cannot judge a house by its faade, however, and beneath the surface, two altogether different design paradigms exist. The American house is a sprawling retreat that is designed for comfortable living. Compact and efficient, the British house embodies a conservative lifestyle. The two also differ in the amenities they offer. The modern American house overflows with ...
  • Very Old House
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    Environmental systems analysis of 2358 Flora St I chose to analyze an old three-story row house in Clifton. It happens to be the place I am subleasing currently. Although I have not had too much time to spend in it, since I spend all of my time in studio, I have noticed some major problems in the design and implementation of the environmental systems. I will go through some of these environmental issues and how they relate or don t relate to the architecture and recommend an improvement. The Hou...
  • Sitting Room On The Left
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    Frank Lloyd Wright: A Comparison of his Early Work with His Projects in Alabama Time has ravaged many of the greatest works of art that mankind has created but one form of art has far outlasted all of the rest. Architecture is the art of buildings but it spills over into designing furniture, bridges, and even cities. There have been many great architects, from the classical builders of ancient Rome and Greece to the Modernists of the last century. All of these men were great in their own right b...
  • Most Luxurious Room In The House
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    My Dream House Ever since I was ten years old I have known what kind of house I wanted to live in. A house that is on the lake and after I start a family it will be considered a loving home. One of the most important details about a house is the location. My house will be located where it is quiet and peaceful. My house will be located on a small private lake, but about two hundred yards off the edge of the lake. The best location for this would have to be in Minnesota. Minnesota has beautiful l...
  • Impressive Bungalow Style Homes
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    Bungalows In the 20's the most common style house design was the Bungalow, it is ideal for the average Australian house because it has a basic style, instead of the usual complicated designs of the federation period. The bungalows brought simplicity to the average suburban home, no longer were the walls painted elaborate colours, they were stained, and plaster surfaces were painted white or pale colours Many people think of a bungalow style house as a little cottage- like home built for the aver...
  • Deaths Before Hand B The Palace
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    Jane Gomez 4/22/002nd period Thesis: The depression and hardships experienced by Edgar Allan Poe during his lifetime led to reoccurring themes of death and Goth in many of his short stories. I. "The Cask of Amontillado"A. Premeditated murder is the theme of "The Cask of Amontillado". 1. Montresor has a deep hatred for Fortunato. 2. Fortunato plans to kills Montresor. B. The setting of "The Cask of Amontillado" leads to feeling of Goth in the story. 1. The catacombs of Fortunato's home lead to th...
  • Largest Room In The Opera House
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    There was no true place for performing arts in Australia and this angered many residents. So Joseph Cahill set up a committee to raise money for an arts complex. Then, for more funding he established Opera Lotteries. With all the necessary funds available, the next step was a design. A competition was organized for the design of the complex. The winner was Jorn Utzon with his design of a complex with sail shaped roofs. Building began immediately in March of 1957 on Benne long Point in Sydney. Ma...
  • Great Houses Of The Chaco Canyon Region
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    Native American architecture varies greatly from region to region throughout North America, and was influenced by factors such as climate, kind of community, and the natural environment. Whereas some buildings were designed and constructed for specified functions, others, such as Anasazi great houses, were massive multi-purpose structures. Because great houses from Chaco Canyon are so well preserved, it is possible to have a decent understanding of the structure of Anasazi architecture for analy...
  • Typical Middle Class Drawing Room
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    The most important aesthetic and philosophical style was developed in the eighteenth century, yet this style did not reach its apex until the nineteenth. With Christian elements and strong moral the movement appealed to the newly wealthy middle classes. The notable increase in prosperity that accompanied the Industrial Revolution was largely based on the accumulative benefits of inexpensive imports for the colonies. This new found affluence and status for the middle-class, has naturally revealed...
  • Darkness Out There And The Red Room
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    This essay will begin to look at the stories, 'The Darkness Out There' and 'The Red Room. ' Both of these stories seem to hold at first glance similar themes but closer reading and analysis show the reader that there are different attitudes to the main theme fear. This essay will try and take the main ideas and compare the differences in attitude towards ghosts, fear of the supernatural and the state of mind of the main characters through the author's use of language. The emotion fear, is found ...
  • Woods And Back To Their Houses
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    The One Scary Night Once upon a time there was a girl and a boy that lived in a small town of Roughville. They were best friends. They did every thing together - sleep, eat, just everything. There were about 700 people in the Roughville. Most of which were hard workers in the town next to Roughville. This is was where all the businesses were located and most of the people worked there. So most of the times they were left alone with the caregiver. Jack and Katie usually got up around 9 o'clock to...
  • House In The Red Death
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    Comparing the Symbolism of the Houses in the Red Death and House of Usher Most stories have occurrences of symbolism. Symbols are used everyday in many different ways. For instance, the Bald Eagle is used to symbolize the determination and nobility of our United States of America. In both the Masque of the Red Death and the Fall of the House of Usher, the symbolic nature of the House plays an imperative role. The House in the Red Death was a very elaborate and colorful establishment. Each room i...
  • Jim's Thomson House
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    Jim Thomson's House The first time when I heard this name "Jim Thomson's House" in the class of English for Guide, I didn't know what this place is like and there were many questions about this house in my head such as where is it located who is Jim Thomson what did he do why his house is famous and what are interesting things in there Fortunately, when the list of my questions finished, my friend who sat beside me suddenly told me, she had ever gone to Jim Thomson's house two years ago. So I ea...
  • My Family Lives In A Detached House
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    My family lives in a detached house located in a cosy suburban neighbourhood in Vantaa. The building stands on a modest hill surrounded by mostly detached, but also by semi-detached and terraced houses. The altitude provides us with a magnificent view over a nearby valley and makes our own house look massive and very impressive indeed - almost monumental. We have a spacious garden and a private driveway. Judging by these facts you might think that our home is just another catalogue house of a fa...
  • Rent The Room
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    Communicating with people from other countries often makes me bother, and it happens when I am totally not expected about. This is not the first visit to the other country, but talking non-native language in non-native country is quite different from the long time study in my country. Especially, when we face some special occasion, like renting a room, it is very hard to negotiate with people. Renting a room is not a thing I am familiar with even in Japan. One day on July, one rumor among Japane...
  • Mary Logan Papa
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    The Logan Parents are very strict. They have raised their children to believe in equality, although they try not to make the children unhappy they never lie to them so often they try to soften answers to difficult questions. They are determined to keep their land and properly care for it. Papa has a very difficult job at the railroad and he cant see his family very often. Mary Logan (Mama) is a very determined and hardworking woman. She works at the school, but she also works very hard on the la...
  • Thornfield Hall In Jane Eyre Being
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    Jane Eyre, written by Charlotte Bront, is considered by many to be a gothic novel. The use of supernatural incidents, architecture, and a desolate setting helped to decide this classification for Jane Eyre. Many cases exhibited the use of supernatural occurrences. For example, when Jane Eyre was ten years old, she was locked in a room called the Red Room for misbehaving. In this room, it was written that her uncle passed away there. Because of being told this, Jane Eyre believed that the light s...
  • Side Of The Dining Room
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    Traveling up a long gravel driveway, there are sights to see such as trees bigger than any that is usually seen in a new town. A big barn swings, and a little old lady so small the littlest bit of wind could knock her over. Looking around, watching the stillness in the air, and the warm tenderness of feeling welcome makes a place like this worth the hour drive. The houses that neighbor are a couple acres away, but neighbors are best friends, practically family. To the back and sides of the house...
  • Well's Story Of The Red Room
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    the red room and farthing house Comparison between the Red Room and the Farthing House In the two stories that we have read each story explores the feeling of horror and fear. We are examining how each character in each story reacts to the ghost that they encounter. In each story the characters react very different to the different types of ghost that they meet. Well's story of the 'The Red Room' boasts a young, very energetic and arrogant man who thinks that it 'Will take a very tangible ghost'...
  • Ghost In The Farthing House
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    Comparison between the Red Room and the Farthing House In the two stories that we have read each story explores the feeling of horror and fear. We are examining how each character in each story reacts to the ghost that they encounter. In each story the characters react very different to the different types of ghost that they meet. Well's story of the 'The Red Room' boasts a young, very energetic and arrogant man who thinks that it 'Will take a very tangible ghost' to scare him, but panics when c...

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