By APPLIED TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
Read Online or Download ATC-40 Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Concrete Buildings PDF
Similar buildings books
Draw 50 structures and different buildings teaches aspiring artists the way to draw comfortably by means of following basic, step by step directions. Celebrated writer Lee J. Ames indicates readers how you can draw well-known constructions from world wide, in addition to an igloo, a barn and silo, a windmill, or even a teepee.
"This textual content would be the vintage paintings within the box. . . . it will likely be tremendous priceless for common Islamic reports, for reports of faith in the United States, and for the examine of Islam in the United States. " --Aminah Beverly McCloud, affiliate Professor of Islamic reports, DePaul college, Chicago From the avant-garde layout of the Islamic Cultural middle in long island urban to the simplicity of the Dar al-Islam Mosque in Abiquiu, New Mexico, the yankee mosque takes many varieties of visible and architectural expression.
16 amazing modern chinese language architects and groups from a state-owned large-scale layout company and privately owned layout organisations and person studios, are provided during this ebook. modern chinese language architectural languages and shape, which attach heritage and this day, with a fusion of chinese language and Western cultures and components, are awarded.
For nearly a hundred years, Coney Island used to be the most well-liked beach vacation spot within the usa. Eachyear, thousands escaped the warmth of recent York urban to take pleasure in the thrills of the Cyclone curler coaster and sweetness Wheel on the Astroland leisure park. They got here to pattern an unique Nathan's well-known sizzling puppy, witness the 1st demolition derby, or to take an opportunity at a online game of three-card Monte at the mythical boardwalk.
- Beauty and Islam: Aesthetics in Islamic Art and Architecture
- Audel Mechanical Trades Pocket Manual
- The European Union and the Council of Europe
- Usonia, New York Building a Community with Frank Lloyd Wright
- Building Louisiana: The Legacy of the Public Works Administration
- Sacred buildings : a design manual
Extra resources for ATC-40 Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Concrete Buildings
It was at this time that the Dong began to be regarded as a branch of the Liao. In the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), these same people were variously termed the Dongmiao, the Dongmin, the Dongjia, or simply the Miao. Although no monographs were produced, a number of arguments had been advanced about the Dong through ethnographic research in the Republican period (1912–1949). One of the most intriguing propositions was that the Dong were the living remnants of the ancient Han (Zhang Min 1989). This argument was initiated by observation of the Dong language, folk songs, mourning apparel, and even physique and facial features.
From the other village, the young men deliberately walk back and forth three times, playing flutes and drums, before the women are coaxed into accompanying them to their village for more festivities. Another popular musical form of the Dong is the folk opera. A man named Wu Wencai wrote and performed the first Dong operatic play about 150 years ago (Li Ruiqi 1989). Accompanied by lyric pipa songs, this play marked the formation of a Dong tradition that is still being carried out today. Stories of Dong operas come from both Han and Dong narrative poems.
Indd 22 Allegorical Architecture 10/2/06 1:27:28 PM an elitist group within a minority group. But the historical and political fabrications of the Dong have been materialized, indirectly and yet intricately, through architecture, which is instrumentally empowering in the life of the Dong. Since architecture is not a text, meanings are transmitted through a nonlinguistic but allegorical manner. The distinctive workings of architecture are most evident in the case of the Dong among other nonliterate minority groups in southern China, which indeed is an architecture-based culture.