Research Papers on Architecture & Design

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  • Theories of the Egyptian Pyramids

    In nine pages this paper considers various theories pertaining to the pyramids of Egypt and also discusses the utilization of mathematics in their construction. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Victorian Age National Trust Building Cragside

    In eleven pages this innovative Victorian Age building, Cragside, in Northumberland, is examined in terms of Lord Armstrong's usage of hot and cold running water, hydroelectric power, and central heating. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Water Temple Design of Tadao Ando

    In eight pages this paper examines Tadao Ando's water temple design located in Hyogo, Japan. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Design, Creativity and Innovation

    This paper examines the concepts carefully. All of these concepts are prudent for growth in business and apply to all business sectors. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Study Questions on Philips Electronics

    In five pages business strategy, value chain methodology, and core competence questions regarding Philips Electronics are examined.

  • Construction Industry Strategy of Design / Build

    In eleven pages design build strategy is examined in terms of the roles of architect, contractor, engineer, construction manager, and owner. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Carbon Emission cause by Materials Used in the Construction Industry

    The carbon footprint of the construction industry is large, and construction material make up a good proportion of this. The writer looks at the issue of carbon foot prints from the materials that are utilized and considers amount of the emissions as well as reduction or mutation strategies. Twenty-two sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • A Civil Engineering Overview

    In nine pages civil engineering in terms of its history, present overview, and future outlooks are discussed including the strong CAD developmental influence. Seven pages are cited in the bibliography.

  • Concrete Slab House Foundation Construction

    In four pages this foundation's creation and a discussion of its usefulness are presented. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Landscape Architecture and Italian Designs for Pavement

    In five pages this paper discusses the history of paving designs in this landscape architecture overview that focuses upon Italian designs, their installation and costs. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Smart House

    In fourteen pages this paper examines the concept of the ‘smart house’ in an informational overview that includes its history, various components, pros and cons, progress, and also discusses some famous smart houses such as Bill Gates’ compound in Seattle, Washington. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Alternative Construction Materials for Homes

    In nine pages this research paper focuses on unusual home construction building materials that promote energy efficiency such as rammed earth, bales of straw, tires, and aluminum cans. There are seven sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Michigan's Mackinac Bridge

    In six pages this paper discusses Michigan's Mackinac Bridge in an historical overview that includes its record for safety and as an escort service. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Listening to Color

    In six pages this paper examines how color theory influences interior design in an overview that consider the psychological effects of color on the home environment, how people choose colors on the basis of perceptions and what that says about them, why people are afraid of certain colors, and how an interior designer can help such individuals can steer them the right direction. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Why Engineers Should Not Design Products for the ‘Average’ Consumer

    This 3 page paper looks at why design should not be undertaken with the average person in mind. The paper argues that for design purposes there is no such thing as the average person and that more may be gained if diversity is embraced and allowed for in design. The paper cites many examples to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Development of the Concrete Pump

    In ten pages this research paper discusses the concrete pump in an overview of its development, pumping applications, mix design significance, and possible problems. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Construction Technologies and High Rise Buildings

    In five pages this paper discusses high rise buildings in a consideration of various types of construction technologies with a consideration of required tolerance in the process of concrete framing and steel creation. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Civil Engineering Applications of Computer Technology

    In fifteen pages computer technology is examined within the context of its impact upon civil engineering in terms of operations and systems with various technology applications discussed along with potential problems and an evaluation of their successes supplied. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Civil Engineering and Reinforced Concrete Design Concerns

    An overview of this civil engineering topic and concerns associated with various reinforced concrete designs are examined in three pages. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Architecture of Cathedral Schools

    In seven pages this essay discusses how cultural values are represented in Cathedral schools' architecture. Around seven sources are cited in the bibliography with a FREE outline of one and a half pages also included.

  • American Landscaping

    8 pages that look at the history of landscaping in America. There are 5 sources.

  • What are the Benefits for Contract Owners in the use of Variation Orders? - A Research Proposal

    A variation order is an instruction that an architect gives to the builder concerning any variations to the original building contract. They are often associated with increased costs and delays, but they continue to be used. This 11 page paper proposes research in order to identify the benefits and advantages that the use of variation orders can provide for the contract owners. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Mayan Art and Architecture

    This research paper discusses art and architecture in the ancient Mayan civilization. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Meaning of Grace Slick's Song White Rabbit

    In five pages this paper examines the psychedic history of 1960s San Francisco rock band Jefferson Airplane and its charismatic lead singer Grace Slick and considers her song White Rabbit in terms of its meaning and impact. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Design Collaborations of Charles and Ray Eames

    In four pages these collaborators and their designs are discussed in terms of their consistency in delivering products of high quality and affordability. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • NYC Skyscrapers' Controversy

    In five pages this paper examines the safety and aesthetic controversies associated with New York City skyscraper construction with the Pan Am Building used as an example. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Skyscrapers

    In five pages this paper discusses how the environment and people are affected by skyscrapers. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

    In five pages the world's 3rd largest suspension bridge is examined in an overview that presents analyses from philosophical, religious, ethical and cultural perspectives. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Great Sphinx of Giza

    A 3 page examination of the Great Sphinx of Giza. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Abstract on Architecture and the Role of Virtual Reality

    This paper abstract of two pages considers the architectural role played by virtual reality. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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