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Behold, the “Green Spine” of Melbourne. Dubbed the “Green Spine,” and set to stand Luxe Switzerland hotel lets you ski down its zig-zagged face Designed by Dutch architecture firm UNStudio and Melbourne-based Cox Architecture, the structure will sit on Melbourne’s Southbank Boulevard and is made up of two buildings clad with vertical gardens and geometric glass facades. It took six months for Beulah to pick their winner from six international firms: On top, you’ll find what’s been dubbed the “Future Botanic Garden” which will be a public garden accessible to everyone, regardless of whether you’re a resident. The tallest tower will function as a residential building, while the smaller building Both towers’ lower levels will include commercial spaces including a cinema, vertical school, library, daycare, auditorium, and marketplace.

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Loans, grants and scholarships provide assistance for few students working to navigate rising tuition costs, while many balance schoolwork with part-time or full-time jobs. But steady unemployment across the nation , including a spike among African Americans as recent as last month, has put a premium on entry level and hourly-wage jobs historically staffed by college students.

The result has driven some students to more controversial or illegal means of financing their academic goals. Will Arenas, a graduate of Virginia State University and an independent filmmaker, knows the struggle of balancing work and employment.

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Architecture is frequently chosen as the profession for characters in the movies and on TV for the simple reason that there is no downside to the character perception of an architect. They can be all the things you want your hero to be without the baggage that comes along with other vocations typically associated with highly intelligent people. Architects can do and be anything the writers of these shows want them to be.

Here are some traits — some good and some bad — that almost every formally trained architect around the world share. In no particular order: Do you need something glued? Architects can tell you when to use white glue vs. Do you think you have an opinion? Thinking about taking a trip like to Hedonism? They might say that they really like something … but even then they will systematically point out all of its flaws.

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Ethnic Groups China, a large united multi-national state, is composed of 56 ethnic groups. Han Chinese account for These numerous ethnic groups share China’s vast lands but at the same time many live in their individual communities.

Aug 26,  · Syracuse is a highly rated private university located in Syracuse, New York. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 14, undergraduate students.

Live Online Information Sessions: Working with world-class faculty from established Pritzker Prize winners to the upstarts of tomorrow, our students integrate the most creative approaches to design, advanced developments in technology, and rigorous approaches to architectural thought available today. Our senior design faculty is among the most progressive in understanding and exemplifying these transformations: In analyzing history and theory as they impact architecture and urban design and contribute to the understanding of visual culture, we are further strengthened by the internationally recognized contributions of Sylvia Lavin, Dana Cuff, and Diane Favro.

UD offers four distinct graduate degrees, two professional and two academic. The Master of Architecture I M. I degree is a three-year professional program that provides a comprehensive education in Architecture. I students may also complete a concurrent degree with Urban Planning. II degree provides a second, advanced professional degree combining theoretical studies and practical applications in specialized areas.

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November 15, iStock. With stores opening as early as 5 p. Retailers like to point the blame at consumers— according to the National Retail Federation, almost six in 10 Americans plan to shop Thanksgiving weekend—but opening a day early also runs the risk of cannibalizing sales that could have been made on Friday. Furthermore, with stores open the day before, the idea of going shopping in the middle of the night for already picked-over merchandise seems unnecessary.

But there are still stores that allow workers to stay home and enjoy the holiday.

Disciplines covered may include music, dance, theater, puppetry, wood carving, painting, pottery, textiles, jewelry making, metallurgy, photography, radio, television, journalism, film, and architecture. Students learn through lectures, seminars, and class discussions, combined with demonstrations and hands-on workshops at the workplaces of local artists and artisans and attendance at related cultural sites and .

The theme will be Vernacular Survival: This is a period which has not aroused unanimous enthusiasm among vernacularists. The vernacular architecture of the period between the mid-seventeenth century and the early nineteenth century is apt to be represented as a long, uneventful diminuendo, spelling the gradual extinction of a living vernacular tradition. The resulting neglect of the period, particularly in England, has prevented us from developing the increasingly textured and resilient evidence base that we have come to take for granted in earlier periods.

More than twenty years after Georgian Vernacular , the outcome of a joint VAG and Georgian Group symposium, this conference will re-examine the period in the light of recent regional, national and transatlantic research. Details and booking form is being circulated to members in November ; the programme is also available here for information. The conference is open to all members and their guests, subject to accommodation being available.

The deadline for booking is Monday 4 December Winter Conference Bursaries Bursaries are offered each year to enable a registered student or a professional in the early years of his or her career to attend the winter conference. Further information is now available on how to apply for Winter Conference Bursaries It is open to the public. Buildings and Inland Transport Workers’ Homes:

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Tab2 Tab 2 Group Students in good academic standing who have completed their freshman year are eligible. To add the minor, please contact an Academic Advisor, archadvs usc. Tab3 Tab 3 Group Course Requirements The requirements for the Minor in Architecture include three required courses 8 units and a minimum of 12 units of upper division courses.

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The Top Architectural Websites in the World. At the very least it sounds comprehensive … it suggests an extensive and exhaustive collection of the best architecturally themed websites in the world. That having been said — and at the request of enough people, I am finally putting together a list of my favorite websites. Full of critical evaluation and first-hand knowledge, this is a great site to visit for any fan of architecture.

Informative, personal, interesting, and transparent … everything a good architectural blog should be. I started reading Coffee with an Architect from the beginning and I had the good fortune to meet Jody Brown in person approximately 6 months after I started blogging. Jody is a funny guy, clever writer, and from what I can tell, a pretty good architect. What is there to say about the ArchDaily website?

They have been the leader in aggregate architectural sites from the beginning … and for good reason.

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The latest student architecture, design and news including a floating wooden pavilion in Switzerland and a 3D-printing pen.

The Renaissance The concept of the Renaissance , which aimed to achieve the rebirth or re-creation of ancient Classical culture , originated in Florence in the early 15th century and thence spread throughout most of the Italian peninsula; by the end of the 16th century the new style pervaded almost all of Europe, gradually replacing the Gothic style of the late Middle Ages.

It encouraged a revival of naturalism, seen in Italian 15th-century painting and sculpture, and of Classical forms and ornament in architecture, such as the column and round arch , the tunnel vault , and the dome. An overview of Renaissance architecture. Knowledge of the Classical style in architecture was derived during the Renaissance from two sources: For Classical antiquity and, therefore, for the Renaissance, the basic element of architectural design was the order , which was a system of traditional architectural units.

During the Renaissance five orders were used, the Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite, with various ones prevalent in different periods. For example, the ornate, decorative quality of the Corinthian order was embraced during the early Renaissance, while the masculine simplicity and strength of the Doric was preferred during the Italian High Renaissance. Following ancient Roman practice e. For the Renaissance, proportion was the most important predetermining factor of beauty.

The great Italian humanist and architect Leon Battista Alberti defined beauty in architecture as that reasoned harmony of all the parts within a body, so that nothing may be added, taken away, or altered, but for the worse.

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